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Mark Needham10/24/12
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A K-Means Solution to Kaggle's Machine Learning Problem

One of the algorithms that we tried out for this problem was a variation on the k-means clustering one, whereby we took the values at each pixel location for each of the labels and came up with an average value for each pixel.

Bruno Terkaly10/24/12
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Troubleshooting, Diagnosing, and Fixing Errors -- In the Cloud and On-Premises

This is a comprehensive guide to finding and fixing problems. To start off, ask yourself: How much downtime can you tolerate?

Ben Kepes10/24/12
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Barriers to Entry – Overcoming The Cloud Cost Conundrum

You’d be excused for thinking that cloud adoption would be a no-brainer for all organizations. Sadly, this isn’t always the case and a number of hurdles stand in the way to broader adoption.

Sasha Goldshtein10/24/12
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Node.js Fundamentals on Azure

My talk covers the basics of using Node.js, fundamentals of the express framework and then some modules such as nstore, Mongoose, and msnodesql.

Peter Pilgrim10/24/12
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JavaOne 2012 Report 3 Analysis & Conclusions

This year’s conference, in my opinion, was the best that Oracle have produced in the three years that it has taken over the stewardship of Java. It was great for technical content. The positives were that similar sessions were arranged to be close together in the same hotel, in other words tracks were co-located. This was markedly better than 2010, when I remember rushing from building to building to get some particular session.

Zemian Deng10/24/12
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Running Maven Commands With Multi Modules Project

Have you ever tried running Maven commands inside a sub-module of a multi modules Maven project, and get Could not resolve dependencies for project error msg? And you checked the dependencies that it's missing are those sister modules within the same project! So what gives? It turns out you have to give few more options to get this running correctly, and you have to remember always stays in the parent pom directory to run it!

Cagdas Basaraner10/24/12
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Start Android Development in 5 Minutes

This post will describe a fast (5 minutes, excluding tool download periods) and simple startup of an android project on Eclipse IDE, for developers who deal with the matter.

Jens Schauder10/24/12
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A Heisenbug

Sometimes one has these nightmare debugging sessions where you can prove that the bug can’t happen. But it still does. But I have rarely seen real Heisenbugs. Here is the story of one.

Dustin Marx10/24/12
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JavaOne 2012: NetBeans.Next - The Roadmap Ahead

Ashwin Rao started the Birds of a Feather (BoF) presentation and introduced John Ceccarelli and Tinuola Awopetu. Several audience members attended yesterday's NetBeans Community Day. Rao showed the typical Oracle disclaimer slide about outlining "general product direction," but in this case (roadmap) it did seem particularly relevant.

Chris Shayan10/24/12
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Spring and ehCache

In this quick tip, I would like to share some simple code on how to use spring and ehcache by consuming following annotations:@Cacheable@CacheEvictStep 0: Maven On top of basic spring dependancies, you need to add ehcach dependancy too. Following snipped is...

Hantsy Bai10/24/12
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Send email with Seam 3 Mail and JMS

Seam 3 Mail module provides a simple API to use Java Mail API in order to send email messages.

Shawn Deena 10/24/12
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Has Your Cell Phone Been Stolen Before?

Cell phones are becoming more and more a part of our life and as a result, they're becoming more expensive. As they become more a part of our life, their sentimental value can't be totaled. With the combination of monetary and sentimental value, our cell phone is worth a whole lot to us and guess what item is on the radar of thieves...

Eric Gregory10/24/12
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Apple Announces iPad Mini, Surprise Fourth-Gen iPad, and Other Thin Machines

After a summer of speculation, mock-ups, and leaked photos, Apple announced the iPad Mini on Tuesday, along with an updated full-sized iPad, dramatically slimmed-down iMac, 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and new Mac Mini.

Trisha Gee10/24/12
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NoSQL is a Stupid Name

Classing a whole swathe of products as "NoSQL" is misleading and confusing. The only thing they all share in common is that they are not traditional relational databases.

Markus Leptien10/23/12
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Quiz: Guess the Impact of 50 KBytes on Page Load via DSL

What do you think, how much faster will our site reach its time to visually complete due to that reduction? (using the Frankfurt node of WPT @ 1.5 MBit/s, 50 ms RTT and IE8)