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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)

Todd Merritt10/23/12
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SOA Implementation Challenges

Why do so many companies think that if they put up a web service that they are creating Service-Oriented Architecture?

Ayende Rahien10/23/12
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Do These Design Patterns Stand the Test of Time?: Abstract Factory

I am of two minds about this pattern. On the one hand, we have pretty damning evidence that this has been really bad for the industry at large.

Esen Sagynov10/23/12
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How to Monitor Java Garbage Collection

This is the second article in the series of "Become a Java GC Expert" articles. You'll learn about what GC monitoring is, as well as how to monitor GC.

Ben Wootton10/23/12
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CI Tools: Anti-Patterns

Here’s a few mistakes and anti patterns that I have come across when developers are using a continuous integration server.

Sean Hull10/23/12
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Amazon Web Services Failed, but AirBNB Didn't Have To

Yesterday part of Amazon Web Services failed, taking with it a slew of startups that use its Cloud infrastructure. AirBNB was one of the biggest, but Heroku, Reddit, Minecraft, Flipboard, and Coursera all went down with it. So what the heck happened, and how could it have been avoided?

Arthur Charpentier10/23/12
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Are Forecasters Liable for Failures of Prediction?

There have been a lot of interesting papers about the "manslaughter trial" of six seismologists and a government official in Italy. As a statistician, I agree with Niels Bohr's claim that "prediction is very difficult, especially about the future."