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Amresh Singh09/12/12
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SQLifying NoSQL – Are ORM tools relevant to NoSQL?

In this article, I am going to explore whether ORM tools (whatever they are) make sense in NoSQL world…and whether they will be able to solve problems that are NoSQL specific.

John Ferguson Smart09/12/12
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Does ATDD really save you time?

Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) is a very effective development practice that essentially involves writing specifications in the form of documented and automated examples. These automated examples become automated acceptance tests that validate the features being delivered

Chris Haddad09/12/12
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Promoting Service Reuse and Maximizing SOA Success

SOA Governance focuses teams towards documenting service interfaces, managing the service lifecycle, and enforcing approval gates.

James Sugrue09/12/12
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Thursday Code Puzzler: How Many Weekends?

For today's puzzlers, given a start and end date, you have to determine how many weekends are included in between.

Arun Manivannan09/12/12
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Why Future Generations Will Hate You for Using java.util.Stack

If your application is near real time or you are sending your code to Mars, you need to keep off the default Stack implementation in Java. Write your own version based on LinkedList.

Manu Pk09/12/12
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Java Memory Profiling Simplified

As a typical Java developer I never monitored the memory usage of my application apart from following typical best practices like closing the connections, streams etc.. Recently we were struck with few issues in our JBoss servers that I had to dig in to the memory management.

Oliver Hookins09/12/12
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Hadoop, Pig, and Broken Dreams of Environment Variables

Okay, this post isn't nearly as melodramatic as its title – I’m doing some log analysis with Hadoop and Pig.

Arthur Charpentier09/12/12
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Open Data and Ecological Fallacy

Supposing that relationships observed for groups necessarily hold for individuals is a common fallacy -- the so-called ecological fallacy.

Ben Kepes09/12/12
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Dataloader.io Provides Easy Salesforce Migration

On making the move to a better data loader.

Arthur Charpentier09/12/12
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Association & Concordance Measures with R

In order to define association and concordance measures when you're working with R, start off by defining your concordance function.

Chanwit Kaewkasi09/12/12
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jQuery-style Enterprise Application Development with ZK and Grails

To make Grails better fit requirements for developing enterprise Rich Internet Applications (RIA), the ZK plugin for Grails (aka ZKGrails) comes to fill this gap. This article introduces a jQuery programming model for enterprise using ZK and Grails.

Leigh Shevchik09/12/12
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Introducing Capacity Analysis for Python

The Capacity Analysis report that comes with this version of the Python agent provides you with key metrics you can use to answer this question.

Eric Gregory09/12/12
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PostgreSQL 9.2 Brings New Speed and Scalability

With its version 9.2 release, PostgreSQL is gaining long-awaited features like native JSON support, as well as increases to speed and scalability.

Dave Fecak09/12/12
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How Hackers Choose Tools (thoughts on Paul Graham’s 'Java’s Cover')

The piece called Java Cover (referring to that you can't judge a book by it's cover) was about what Graham called ‘hacker’s radar‘, which he describes as the ability of hackers to ‘develop a nose for good (and bad) technology‘. Java’s popularity in 2001 made it a pretty big target for critique.

Ayende Rahien09/11/12
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On Professional Code

To write professional code, you need to make it easy to look under the hood.