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Maximiliano Firtman10/19/12
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Why All Web Devs Need To Prepare Their Sites for IE10 and Windows 8

I will start with some bad news: you need to go and prepare your websites for IE10. Even if you have only a desktop-optimized website, you need to go and prepare it. And if you are thinking: “hey, this will not affect my mobile site because it’s just for tablets” you are wrong.

Esen Sagynov10/18/12
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Understanding JVM Internals, from Basic Structure to Java SE 7 Features

In this article I will explain how JVM works, its structure, how it executes Java bytecode, the order of execution, examples of common mistakes, and more . . .

Ben Wilcock10/18/12
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Implementing Entity Services using NoSQL – Part 2: Contract-First

It’s time to begin the coding of my SOA entity service with NoSQL project, and as promised I’m starting with the web service’s contract.

Maarten Ectors10/18/12
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Scaling Machine Learning

At present, there's still a vacuum for easy and scalable solutions in the machine learning space. Let's take a look at the options.

Maarten Balliauw10/18/12
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PartitionKey and RowKey in Windows Azure Table Storage

What are PartitionKey and RowKey for, exactly? Do we have to specify them manually? Let’s take a closer look.

Cristian Chiovari10/18/12
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The Bridge Pattern

The Bridge pattern can be used to avoid binding between abstraction and implementation and to select the implementation at runtime.

Tim Spann10/18/12
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13 Links for Node.js Development on Windows with WebMatrix 2

Having found the excellent TOAD for MongoDB (and other NoSQL solutions), Windows is starting to be an okay development platform. Check out how you can use Node.js on Windows here.

Dustin Marx10/18/12
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JavaOne 2012: Introduction to Ceylon

It was stated that Ceylon design highly prizes readability and may, if necessary, require a little more verbosity, rather than rely on tricks, to preserve readability. One of the goals is to make Ceylon very readable to Java and C-style language developers.

Michael Heinrichs10/18/12
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JavaOne Material

At this year’s JavaOne, I did a session “JavaFX for Business Application Developers” and a BOF “Live-Coding BOF: Writing a Game with JavaFX”. This post provides the material.

Dinuka Arseculeratne10/18/12
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Enter the DROID World!!

Well quite frankly i'm late to the game, but here i am, getting my hands dirty(or wet or whatever you might call it) in the world of android. This post will focus on how to set up the android SDK, setting up ADT for eclipse as well as an introduction to the structure of a typical android project using an example. Lets get going (said in a robotic voice of course)...

Peter Pilgrim10/18/12
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JavaOne 2012 Report Part 1

I have to say, that this year the JavaOne conference was a blast, and not just because I presented three times. Java has moved forward, following the tagline from the 2011 conference, “Moving Java Forward”. This year’s tag line is on the tee-shirt was “Make The Future Java”, indeed.

Nishant Chandra10/18/12
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Exploring Apache Shiro

A session management implementation that is simple, scalable and works outside a web container. Indeed the APIs are simple and with a pluggable architecture, Apache Shiro is a powerful framework.

Esen Sagynov10/18/12
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How to Analyze Java Thread Dumps

When there is an obstacle with a Java based Web application's performance, we need to use thread dumps. If thread dumps feel complicated to you, this article may help you very much.

Eric Genesky10/18/12
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Java Collections API Enhancements: Thanks to Closures – Lambda Expressions

The Java Collections Framework is being enhanced in order to get the benefits out of the latest Java 8 Feature that is Closures.

Peter Lawrey10/18/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: String Intern Puzzle in Java 7 and 6

A String based puzzle for you. The following program prints "true" under Java 7 update 7, but uncomment the "test".length(); line, or run with Java 6 and it prints "false". Can you work out why?