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David Catuhe09/16/14
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JavaScript: Returning This or Not Returning This, This Is the Question!

While designing Babylon.js API, I recently found that some API may required to be more fluent. A fluent API as stated by this Wikipedia article is an implementation of an object oriented API that aims to provide for more readable code. jQuery for instance is a great example of what a fluent API allows you to do.

Trevor Parsons09/16/14
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The Pros and Cons of Open Source Logging

At a recent DevOps convention, I learned some of the biggest challenges facing log management for developers. I've compiled some pros and cons for open-source logging solutions.

G. Ryan Spain09/16/14
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A Dashboard Confession: On Design and Utility

Paul Cothenet over at Attack with Numbers came out with a list recently which he titled "The Laws of Shitty Dashboards," in which he gives his opinion on the state of software dashboards today. In short, he's not a fan.

Lukas Eder09/16/14
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This is the Final Discussion!

Pun intended… Let’s discuss Java final.

Istvan Forgacs09/16/14
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Debugging Step by Step - Comparison Debugging

Comparison debugging is an efficient active debugging method by which non-reproducible and similar bugs can be found easily. In this article we describe the method and its usage, then demonstrate it by applying a simple, well-known example.

Alec Noller09/15/14
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Join Us For Our Big Data Twitter Q&A! #DZBigData

In anticipation of our 2014 Guide to Big Data, we have arranged for a panel of experts - Kirk Borne and Jonathan Ellis, to answer your Big Data questions on Twitter on Monday, September 22, 2014. To participate, simply ask a question using the hashtag #DZBigData.

John Walter09/15/14
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Android One: Bringing Mobility to the Majority

Google released the Android One - an affordable, available smart phone - to India today. Here's an overview of their announcement.

Alec Noller09/15/14
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Introducing DZone's Latest Checklist: Class Design

This week, DZone released its latest Checklist: Class Design. This is the third entry in our Checklist series, so be sure to check out our previous releases - Unit Testing and Test-Driven Development - as well!

Vlad Mihalcea09/15/14
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A Beginners Guide to Database Locking and the Lost Update Phenomena

A database is highly concurrent system. There’s always a chance of update conflicts, like when two concurring transactions try to update the same record.

Steven Lott09/15/14
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API Testing: Quick, Dirty, and Automated

When writing RESTful API's, the process of testing can be simple or kind of hideous. Some test scripting is possible in Postman. Some. In Python, you've got a complete programming language. The "some" qualifier evaporates.

Phil Whelan09/15/14
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Beyond Virtualization: The Rationale for PaaS in an IaaS World

PaaS grew out of multi-tenant run applications on systems run by providers. Admins in enterprise IT are understandably hesitant to deploy critical applications on a slice of someone else's pie, but the development of scalable, containerized, multi-stack PaaS software has changed the landscape.

Ajitesh Kumar09/15/14
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How to Quickly Get Started with Sonar

This article represents steps required to quickly get up and running with Sonar and keep it handy for your personal Java/.NET/PHP etc related projects

Biju Kunjummen09/15/14
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Customizing HttpMessageConverters with Spring Boot and Spring MVC

Exposing a REST based endpoint for a Spring Boot application or for that matter a straight Spring MVC application is straightforward.

Rahul Rajat Singh09/15/14
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BackBone Tutorial – Part 6: Understanding Backbone.js Views

In this article, we will try to look at the View classes in Backbone.js and see how view classes help us in updating the relevant parts of the application easily.

Priya Darshini09/15/14
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CRUD using Spring Data Rest and AngularJS using Spring Boot

In my previous article, I explained how to make crud operations using plain spring restful web services and angularjs with a sample task manager application. That was very simple, yet it had several shortcomings that needed a fix in order to move towards reducing most of the boilerplate code, adhering to the latest methodologies suggested by Spring Framework and to follow better code practices. It is better late than never.