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Anoop Madhusudanan10/26/12
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Why I'm Truly Excited About Windows 8

I think the true pitch of Microsoft is all about connecting the dots – Read a stable cloud platform, a plethora of PaaS offerings, A truly modern and fresh operating system that works seamlessly across multiple form factors, proper interfacing with existing devices like XBox – and all this working together.

Chris Haddad10/26/12
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A Model For A Cloud DevOps Factory

Development Forges unify application development tools and promote collaboration, but they are often design and development time environments disconnected from run-time infrastructure. The next evolutionary step is Cloud DevOps Factories.

Trisha Gee10/26/12
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JAX London 2012

Seemed like a quiet conference this year. Not really sure why, maybe it was the layout of the massive (and extremely dark) main room; maybe it was the awkward L-shape of the communal space; or maybe this year people were more interested in listening to the (really very good) sessions rather than participating or meeting other people. Whatever the reason, it felt quiet and almost low-key.

Sylvain Beaumont10/26/12
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On Testing GWT Apps for Capacity and Performance

In my current role as application performance specialist I see a lot of different frameworks that are used to develop applications faster . . .

Judah Johns10/26/12
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The Jelastic Spotlight with Markus Eisele, James Gosling, Jean-Michel Van Lippevelde and Martijn Verburg

This week's Spotlight is pretty special. I had a chance to chat with a number of very distinguished and well known people in our industry, and for that matter, some are pretty well known outside of their industry. All have been very successful in their...

Eric Gregory10/26/12
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Three Ways to Decide if the Windows Store Makes Sense for Your App

The Windows Store is open, and if you're releasing a new Windows application, that means you have a choice to make: distribute your app via the Windows Store, or go it alone. Here are three factors to consider in order to make the right choice for your app.

Allen Coin10/26/12
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The Definitive Windows 8 Linksheet

With the release of Windows 8, we decided to put together this definitive list of Windows 8 links.

Eric Minick10/25/12
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Standardizing Deployments? Start with Production and Work Backwards

Developers extend their continuous integration platforms towards continuous delivery organically, deploying to dev test environments for simple functional tests. And later to QA environments using similar approaches.

Sadayuki Furuhashi10/25/12
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How Japan's Top Recipe Site Solved Its Data Management Problem

Cookpad.com’s original architecture was based on shared MySQL servers and had severe scaling and maintainability limitations. So, how does Cookpad.com serve up the right recipes at the right time?

Mehdi Daoudi10/25/12
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Gearing Up for Online Holiday Traffic: A Checklist

We're exactly a month away from the start of the busiest time of year for the ecommerce industry. Here's a checklist to help you keep your site up and running smoothly.

Antonio Goncalves10/25/12
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You Don't Need to Mock Your SOAP Web Service to Test It

I’m not a fan of unit-testing in MOCK environments. Not because I don’t like it, or because my religious beliefs forbid me to use JUnit and Mockito.

Ronald Daniel10/25/12
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Case Study: Factory Design Pattern

I had a job to check our project code quality. And have to report it back to my team leader for any obstacle that i found in the project. I found a lot of leaks and i think would be good to be discussed on the blog. Not to mock the author, but to learn and improve ourselves together.

Dan Dyer10/25/12
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Carmack on Static Analysis and Functional Purity

I read Carmack’s thoughts on static analysis a few weeks ago and his reports on the effectiveness of tools for analysis of C++ code chimed with my own experiences with Java tools such as FindBugs and IntelliJ IDEA.

Allen Coin10/25/12
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NoSQL Week in Review #3

In case you missed it! We've put together a list of this past week's happenings, goings-ons, new releases, and popular articles. So you're all caught up in the world of NoSQL!

Konrad Garus10/25/12
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Hello, ClojureScript! (with jQuery)

I decided to give ClojureScript a try. It did not come easy, because I found the official documentation somewhat complicated. I know there is ClojureScript One, but that project also is not as simple as it could be.