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Geoffrey Papilion09/23/12
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Monitoring Your Customers with Selenium and Nagios

wWhen discussing the challenges of continious deployment for B2B services with SLAs, we got side tracked discussing using Selenium and Nagios in production. I would recommend that anyone else give this strategy a try.

Leigh Shevchik09/22/12
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HTML5 Web Storage – Cookies Are So 1994!

Let's look at the history of both Web Storage and cookies, and work through a simple application that makes use of Web Storage.

Jos Dirksen09/22/12
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Access the Twitter REST API (v1.1) from Scala and Java using signpost

I've just started a small project where I want to visualize some data from Twitter. For this I want to retrieve information about followers and profile information directly from twitter. I actually started looking for a set of all twitter accounts, but could only find one that was two years old. So, only option left, directly access the twitter API and get the data myself.

Vijay Narayanan09/22/12
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Software Reuse Quick Tip #30

Maven parent POM can be used as a consistent mechanism to define dependencies and dependency versions. The module that defines common set of entries can then be used in any arbitrary module – it doesn’t have to be restricted to a child module in a multi-module build

Dejan Bosanac09/22/12
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ActiveMQ in the Cloud

An improved method for deploying and managing ActiveMQ brokers in the cloud, and more details on Fuse Fabric.

Allen Coin09/22/12
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Secrets of Neo4j in Production [video]

Join us for a webinar that takes a walking tour of real customer case studies: from proof-of-concept through to mission critical public release.

Allen Coin09/22/12
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REST Web Services Using the CloudBees Java PaaS Platform

A short video tutorial showing how easy it is to build, deploy and run REST web services using the CloudBees Java PaaS platform.

Arthur Charpentier09/22/12
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An Interactive 3D Plot in R

Following along with my course in R, here's some code to make interactive 3D plots.

Tim O'brien09/21/12
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Don’t Do it Wrong: Put that Puppet in a Box and Use Nexus for Devops

Everyone is scaling horizontally and everyone needs a repeatable, automated process to set up instances, deploy software, and perform tasks that were previously manual. This trend is called Devops, and in this article I’m going to talk about where Nexus should fit into your automation effort.

Jens Schauder09/21/12
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Git Kata

I use Git for quite some time now. But all the time I used it only in private projects where you don’t have to deal with merges and stuff. But since I’m using it in a real project with multiple developers, I’m realy at awe with the power of Git. It is extremely flexible and I can do all kinds of stuff with it I couldn’t even think about with SVN.

Pedro Duque Vieira09/21/12
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Zooming Inside a Scrollpane

In JavaFX if you want the user to be able to zoom the contents inside a scrollpane here’s a small gotcha that you have to be aware of: to accomplish this you must wrap the contents of the scroll node inside a group so that the visual bounds (not the layout bounds) are used for layout calculations.

Arthur Charpentier09/21/12
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Links You Might Have Missed (and a free ebook on R)

Arthur Charpentier's list of links and articles you might have missed recently -- and a free ebook, "The Statistical Sleuth in R."

Mike Ensor09/21/12
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A Brief Overview of Java Assertions

An assertion is a predicate (a true–false statement) placed in a program to indicate that the developer thinks that the predicate is always true at that place.

Dejan Bosanac09/21/12
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New ActiveMQ Failover and Clustering Goodies

For the last two weeks I’ve been working on some interesting use cases for the good ol’ failover transport. I finally have some time on my hands, so here’s a brief recap of what’s coming in 5.6 release in this area.

Daniel Marell09/21/12
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Oracle and Maven

Are you also tired of messing with Oracle Maven artifacts without source and documentation? Here's my take on the problem of limited Oracle initiatives to support Maven.