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Mitch Pronschinske12/21/11
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HBase Schema Design - Things you need to know

When designing schemas for HBase, be it from scratch or porting an existing application over from a relational database for example, there are a set of...

David La Motta12/21/11
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Intro to GWT4Touch 2.0

GWT4Touch is a mobile framework that gives you the ability to write mobile applications based on HTML5. The framework internally leverage the industry leading...

Blaise Doughan12/21/11
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EclipseLink MOXy is the JAXB Provider in WebLogic Server 12c

I am very happy to announce that EclipseLink JAXB (MOXy) is now the default JAXB (JSR-222) provider in WebLogic Server 12c.  I would like to thank the EclipseLink committers and the WebLogic team for all their hard work to make this happen.

Ricci Gian Maria12/21/11
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Getters are an Antipattern?

When you realize that property setters is an antipattern, because you want to protect the status of your entity from direct external manipulation, the next step is starting to believe that even Getters can be considered an Antipattern.

Roger Hughes12/21/11
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People Related Classic Mistakes

In my last blog I mentioned Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules by Steve McConnell, which although has now been around for at least 10 years is still as relevant today as when it was written. One of my favourite parts of the book was his...

Lukas Eder12/21/11
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Java 8 virtual extension methods

I’ve been following the evolution of the Java 8 Lambda expressions project for a while now, and I’m really thrilled by its current state of progress. The latest “easy-to-understand” presentation I’ve found is this one:

Carl Dea12/21/11
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JavaFX 2.0 Introduction by Example book

I recently finished writing a book on the new release of the JavaFX 2.0 SDK and it has already been placed on the shelves at a bookstore (Amazon) near you. The book will walk you through, step-by-step, giving you the ins and outs of JavaFX 2.0. When you...

Kris Buytaert12/20/11
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How I like my Java

This is a repost of my article earlier posted at Jordan Sissel's awesome SysAdvent  

Mathias Meyer12/20/11
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The Simple Magic of Consistent Hashing

 The simplicity of consistent hashing is pretty mind-blowing. Here you have a number of nodes in a cluster of databases, or in a cluster of web caches. How do you figure out where the data for a particular key goes in that cluster? You apply a hash function...

John Esposito12/20/11
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HTML5 on Android 4.0: Way Better, Still Behind iOS 5

So affirms Sencha, in the latest installment of their HTML5 developer scorecards series.Four-sentence version:

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/11
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Neo4j 1.6 M02 “Jörn Kniv” Brings Heroku Support

We have another milestone for you - 1.6.M02. As I’ve written before, we’re heavily into improving our infrastructure - our build, stress testing etc. But we have more: Faster and better Cypher and open beta on Heroku!This news was posted by Björn...

Eugen Paraschiv12/20/11
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The Persistence Layer with Spring 3.1 and Hibernate 4

This is the first of a series of articles about Persistence with Spring. This article will focus on the configuration and implementation of the persistence layer with Spring 3.1 and Hibernate.

Juhani Lehtimaki12/20/11
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What Should Android Apps Look Like?

The Android platform doesn't have strong guidelines for how the apps should look and function. Google had made it clear from the beginning that they have no plans to start dictating what is acceptable and what isn't. There is a set of UI guidelines but...

Mitch Pronschinske12/20/11
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Lucene Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Apache Lucene has grown to one of the most widely used Open Source search technologies. For more than a decade Lucene has been used to retrieve search...

Giorgio Sironi12/20/11
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The Spark micro framework

Web programming is the science of coming up with increasingly complicated ways of concatenating strings. -- Greg BrockmanIn the description of its authors, Spark is a Sinatra inspired micro web framework for quickly creating web applications in Java with...