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Lukas Eder11/01/12
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JavaBeans™ Should be Extended to Reduce Bloat

JavaBeans™ has been around for a long time in the Java world. At some point of time, people realised that the concept of getters and setters was good to provide some abstraction over “object properties”, which should not be accessed directly. A typical “bean” would look like this:

Nikita Salnikov...11/01/12
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What Does it Take to Support Solaris?

Java is a cross platform runtime. You write your code on a platform of your choice, test it on a different platform and then push it into production on a third platform. It just works. You do not think about the differences under the hood – JVM implementations take care of it. On worst case scenario you need to tweak some minor differences once in a blue moon. For example when building Plumbr we have only a single Ant target that takes care of producing a Plumbr executable. On any platform we supported so far.

Markus Eisele11/01/12
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Review: "Java EE 6 Cookbook for Securing, Tuning, and Extending Enterprise Applications" by Mick Knutson

This has been in the inbox for far too long. I apologize for not being able to bring this out more timely but beside my "night-job" I also do have a day-job and a family. But this post shouldn't be about complaining but about a new book. Packt shipped it in June this year and I was curious what it will look like. The title is promising an here is my review.

Esen Sagynov11/01/12
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CUBRID 9.0: An Optimized Database for Web Apps

A new major CUBRID 9.0 release provides users with tons of valuable features, significantly increased performance, and native support for database sharding.

Allen Coin11/01/12
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NoSQL Week in Review #4

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!

Bill Digman11/01/12
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Java EE: JSP 2.2 and Servlets 3.0 tutorial with Resin Servlet Container Part Two

Servlet and JSP have evolved over the years, and these days there is often more than one way to do things. For example, this tutorial uses EL and JSTL not JSP scriptlets, it uses JSPs in a Model 2/MVC style not in a model 1 style, etc. This tutorial focuses on using Servlet's and JSP the right way, not the legacy way.

Bill Burke11/01/12
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What's New in JAX-RS 2.0

JAX-RS 2.0 is now in Public Draft. This article illustrates some of the key new features of this new JSR.

Rob Terpilowski11/01/12
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Extreme UI Makeover, JavaFX Edition

We have decided to move forward with JavaFX here at Lynden as we design the next version of our Freight Management System (FMS) application.

Sarah Goff-dupont11/01/12
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Story Branching and Continuous Integration: a swords-to-plowshares tale

Story branching, or "issue-driven development" is becoming an ever-more-popular development workflow, especially among agile teams. But how does one wrangle all those branches into a continuous integration scheme without adding a huge administrative burden?

Andreas Kollegger10/31/12
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Neo4j 1.9.M01 -- Self-Managed HA

In this release we're introducing a simplification of HA cluster operations, and a set of excellent improvements to our query language, Cypher.

Sean Hull10/31/12
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Disaster Recovery Lessons from Sandy

I just spent the last 24 hours in lower Manhattan while Hurricane Sandy rolled through, and it’s offered some first-hand lessons on disaster recovery. Watching the responses of city and state officials, Con Edison, first responders, and hospitals provides some salient insights for protecting and recovering infrastructures from disaster.

Andrew C. Oliver10/31/12
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Transparent Indexing by Hibernate Search

The Hibernate Search project has very good documentation (indeed, much of this implementation comes from that documentation).

Mark Needham10/31/12
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Mahout: Using a Saved Random Forest/DecisionTree

One thing I wanted to do while playing around with random forests using Mahout was to save the random forest and then use use it again. Assuming we already have a DecisionForest built, we’d just need the following code to save it to disc.

Krishna Prasad10/31/12
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Java Web Development Frameworks: Play 2.0 and Spring MVC

Recently, while exploring alternative Java Web Development frameworks, I stumbled upon Play 2.0, I wanted to compare this with Spring MVC, which has strong enterprise development capabilities.

Wille Faler10/31/12
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Anecdote Driven Development & Science in Software Development

I've sat on both sides of the table: I have been in the "ivory towers" of considering how business strategy affects technology strategy. I've been down in the trenches writing software.