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Mark Needham12/18/12
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Weka (ML for Java) - Saving and Loading Classifiers

In our continued machine learning travels Jen and I have been building some classifiers using Weka and one thing we wanted to do was save the classifier and then reuse it later.

Brian O' Neill12/18/12
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Building CQL Java Driver on Mac OSX

I wanted to play around with the new CQL java driver, but I had test failing because of a dependency on Cassandra Cluster Manager

Eric Genesky12/18/12
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More Java and Python Support in Google App Engine 1.7.4

Last week, Google announced the last update for Google App Engine in 2012. GAE 1.7.4 provides expanded EU support, as well as a new Maven plugin for Java devs.

G. Andrew Duthie12/18/12
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Back-end Data Services for Windows 8 Apps: Azure Mobile Services

In both of the previous versions of the leaderboard service, the solution involved a code-based server-side solution . . .

Duncan Brown12/18/12
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Basic Graphs: An Introduction

The purpose of this post is to give a common footing for those reading to understand what I mean when I talk about a "graph".

Eric Genesky12/18/12
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US Centers for Disease Control on AWS

This 4-minute, AWS-sponsored video shows how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use AWS in their BioSense 2.0 program.

Eric Genesky12/18/12
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How MySQL + HandlerSocket = NoSQL

From Percona London 2012, this presentation discusses Badoo's use of HandlerSocket with MySQL to optimize server performance.

Jim Bird12/18/12
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Are Bugs Part of Technical Debt?

Everybody is talking about technical debt today: developers, testers, consultants, managers - even executives. But the more that people talk about technical debt, the fuzzier the idea gets, and more watered down the meaning of “technical debt” becomes.

Chris Travers12/18/12
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A Simpler Explanation of Object-Relational DBMS

A relational database management system is a piece of software which takes organized information and processes it in order to answer questions presented by other software.

Andreas Kollegger12/18/12
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Neo4j 1.8.1 - Stability and (Cypher) Performance

The latest stable version of Neo4j is an important milestone in terms of stability and performance.

Ben Kepes12/18/12
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Alfresco-Cloud Content Management with a Hybrid Theme

The cloud content management world is fairly divided between those who believe a public cloud delivery model is best and those who believe enterprises will only adopt a cloud approach when it is firmly protected by a private cloud.

John D'Emic12/18/12
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Implementing a Circuit Breaker to Define Your Own Integration Patterns

This blog entry will demonstrate how the Mule DevKit makes it easy to implement complex, schema-aware message processors in your Mule apps. This allows you to define your own integration patterns, perhaps particular to your organization, and have them peacefully co-exist with the rest of the Mule ecosystem.

Anthony Goubard12/18/12
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Installing Java on Ubuntu

I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual Box. Java doesn't seem to work out of the box, at least for applets. So I installed Oracle Java JRE for Linux.

Mitch Pronschinske12/18/12
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Securing RESTful Web Services with OAuth 2.0

When and why would you use OAuth2? The answer, as often with such questions, is "it depends", but there are some features of OAuth2 that make it compelling in some situations, especially in systems composed of many lightweight web services, which becoming a very common architectural pattern.

Rodrigo De Castro12/18/12
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Code Reviews: Small and Done by Experts

My core ideas about Code Reviews: (1) reviews must be small; (2) reviews must be done by experts, otherwise they don't offer much value.From my experience, most of the developers wanted feedback and took them well to improve the code.