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Eric Minick05/11/12
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uDeploy 4.6 Released with Agent Improvements

A new uDeploy release comes fast and furious this week with server log visibility, locking, and post-processing improvements

Bozhidar Bozhanov05/11/12
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Runtime Classpath vs Compile-Time Classpath

This should really be a simple distinction, but I’ve been answering a slew of similar questions on Stackoverflow, and often people misunderstand the matter.

Chad Davis05/11/12
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Maven Does Not Suck . . . but the Maven Docs Do

I'm not going to go into the whole Maven debate, but suffice it to say that I'm a strong proponent of everything best practice, and, to me, Maven is an embodiment of best practice.

Rob Williams05/11/12
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TDD and Neo4j: @Rule/No Container

You CAN have an embedded database that will be ready for each test, and cleaned up after each one. Here is the code.

Steven Lott05/11/12
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Rants On The Daily Grind of Building Software

For some people, Tools Trump Language. Sadly, I've also had customers with ancient code they could no longer compile or maintain because the tools were out of support.

Dejan Bosanac05/11/12
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ActiveMQ 5.6.0 Release and Other News

ActiveMQ 5.6 very significant new features that was worth waiting for. Those include a new LevelDB store, MQTT and Stomp 1.1 protocols support and self-balancing cluster clients, to name a few.

Wely Lau05/11/12
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A Developer's Perspective on IAAS vs. PAAS

A look at the likes of AWS and Windows Azure reveals some of the pros and cons that come with various levels of self- and service- managed features for IaaSes and PaaSes.

Joe Miller05/11/12
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DNS Performance Testing Tools: My Writer Modules

The BIND-DLZ project publishes an excellent set of performance testing tools which make it easy to generate a lot of fake DNS data for a variety of DNS server types. I have even extended this excellent tool set by creating a few new “writer” modules...

David Salter05/10/12
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Using the ShrinkWrap Maven Resolver for Arquillian Tests

It’s not uncommon to see a lot of calls to .addClasses() or .addPackages(). When working with third party libraries, this list of classes/packages added to the archive can grow and grow - the ShrinkWrap Maven Resolver gets around this issue

Felix Dahlke05/10/12
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What's With All These Parentheses?

I’m fairly certain that every programmer will, at some point in his career, say something along the lines of what's with all these parentheses?

Dmitriy Setrakyan05/10/12
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GridGain Drivers on Cruise Control

Latest GridGain releases have had a big focus on remote grid clients, or as we like to call them remote drivers. We have recently added Java/Android and C#/.NET clients with C++ and Objective-C clients right around the corner.

Evgeny Goldin05/10/12
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TeamCity Build Dependencies

The subject of build dependencies is neither a trivial nor a minor one. Various build tools approach this subject from different perspectives contributing various solutions, each with its own strengths and weaknesses.

Steve Chaloner05/10/12
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The Play Framework is Now Officially an Embarrassment

Play is, by definition at this point, an embarrassment – it can, should and will make other frameworks embarrassed of what they can offer.

Prabath Siriwardena05/10/12
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Getting MapReduce Working on MongoDB

A straightforward how-to with code included for getting MapReduce working with MongoDB.

Ryan Sukale05/10/12
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Naked JavaScript - Function Basics

After talking about the basics of objects in the previous article, in part 2 of this series - Naked Javascript, we will discuss a little more about objects, their properties and take a sneak peak at functions in javascript.