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Rob Terpilowski07/25/12
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Set up a Nightly Build Process with Jenkins, SVN and Nexus

Setting up a nightly build that will dynamically update dependencies, tag a subversion, and upload an artifact to a Nexus repository isn't as hard as it might sound. The following article contains strategies for running nightly unit integration tests while upgrading versions, dynamically updating dependencies, and more.

Maarten Ectors07/24/12
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5 Ideas for Amazon Web Services

Although the number of solutions Amazon AWS is offering has become very large, here are 5 ideas of what Amazon could be adding next.

Cody Powell07/24/12
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Bytes Matter

I love to profile applications, because I always learn something that surprises me. Using it on our Famigo Android app, see my initial surprise on the client side and subsequent surprise on the server side.

Luke Galea07/24/12
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Graylog2 Optimization for High-Log Environments

Here we will highlight some of the measures that were necessary to further operationalize the system for production use. As our environment receives anywhere from 2,000 to 6,000 log messages per minute (with occasional peaks to 40,000!)

Jacob Orshalick07/24/12
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Is this Experimentation or SOS?

Experimentation. It certainly provides value, but must be watched closely. Constantly trying new ideas and never landing on a consistent approach becomes a cancer for a project. If left untreated, it creates project delays, technical debt, and reduces velocity.

Juri Strumpflohner07/24/12
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Why GitHub for Windows is Better than VS TFS Integration

Did you already try GitHub for Windows? It's created in a modern Win8 looking style. Initially it actually feels a little bit odd, but the more I use it, the more I like it...I even start to slowly abandon the so much loved Git Shell again.

Thomas Ferris N...07/24/12
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Gitblit - The Little Git Repo Manager That Could

Seeing Gitblit v1.0.0 was released a few hours ago (Google+), I would like to celebrate and congratulate the project with a two blog-posts. This is the first, and the second I hope to do soon in shape of some interviews with a couple of Gitblit users.

Mohamed Sanaulla07/24/12
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Useful Audio Podcasts for Software Developers

I have been listening to few technical podcasts for software developers and thought of sharing them for the benefit of the readers.

Will Soprano07/24/12
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Riak in Production at Voxer

Voxer relies on Riak as their primary database for various services. They have more than 50 machines dedicated to Riak to support their huge growth and user base, and this has made for an adventure in scaling.

Mark Needham07/24/12
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Thoughts on Software Development Neo4j: Shortest Path With and Without Cypher

I was looking back at some code I wrote a few months ago to query a neo4j database to find the shortest path between two people via the colleagues relationships that exist.

Jacob Orshalick07/24/12
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Getting out of Technical Debt

Do you have a technical debt problem? Just like having too much personal debt can lead to financial ruin, technical debt can ruin a project.

John Esposito07/24/12
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OCR Helps Data Management More Than You Think

IDC estimates that data will grow 50-fold by 2020, while the number of information containers will multiply by 75. Unfortunately, a lot of that data is still locked away in physical documents; and as a developer in the age of big data, you'll be the one expected to make that data useful. Here's how to make it work.

Mitch Pronschinske07/24/12
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Integrating Oracle RIB to BizTalk Server

This blog entry will discuss how to integrate Oracle RIB to BizTalk Server using the JMS adapter, but first it might be worthwhile to understand the particular problems with integrating stand-alone JMS clients.

Dhananjay Nene07/24/12
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Even After AWS Went Down, the Cloud Got Stronger

So some parts of the AWS EC2 specifically related to EBS were non responsive or down yesterday.

Geertjan Wielenga07/24/12
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NetBeans IDE 7.2: Smarter & Faster

NetBeans IDE 7.2 is alive! The NetBeans IDE 7.2 release comes with significantly improved performance and many new features in the Java Editor, with a special focus on FindBugs integration, providing new static code analysis capabilities.