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Axel Rauschmayer11/15/11
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GWT and Dart

GWT’s Bruce Johnson writes about GWT’s future, in light of the recent introduction of Dart. Quote:

Robert Diana11/15/11
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Researching NoSQL Is No Different Than The Early RDBMS Market

How quickly we forget what the dark ages of RDBMS was like. Researching NoSQL solutions is not much different than researching RDBMS software in the mid-90s. Each solution had their problems, some of them severe, and most of the problems would be fixed...

Cody Powell11/15/11
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MongoDB Is a Tool, Not THE Tool

There's been a lot of angst (exhibit A, B) and counter-angst (exhibit C, D) directed at MongoDB lately.

Eugen Paraschiv11/14/11
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REST API Discoverability and HATEOAS

This is the forth of a series of articles about setting up a secure RESTful Web Service using Spring 3.1 and Spring Security 3.1 with Java based configuration. The article will focus on Discoverability of the REST API, HATEOAS and practical scenarios...

Mitch Pronschinske11/14/11
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DevOps Tweets of the Week - 11/14

Always entertaining are the insightful or agitated comments from developers and sysadmins on twitter.  The DevOps community has quite a strong twitter presence where plenty of people sound off on what's got them angry or excited.  Here are some of the best...

Manuel Jordan11/14/11
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Core JavaServer Faces (3rd Edition) - A Review

The Table of Contents: Chapter 01: Getting Started Chapter 02: Managed Beans Chapter 03: Navigation Chapter 04: Standard Jsf Tags Chapter 05: Facelets Chapter 06: Data Tables Chapter 07:...

Daniel Gottlieb11/14/11
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Developing (a.k.a. Testing) in Python - Part 1: Python and Java

Before coming to Fiesta I had worked with Java almost exclusive for the past six years. The codebase at my previous company was about 2,000 files and 300,000 LOC. I’m fairly fluent in Java, but I’ve also been a longtime Python advocate; I was excited...

Cody Powell11/14/11
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Dennis Ritchie, High School Guidance Counselor

As you may know, Dennis Ritchie died a few weeks ago. He was the creator of C and co-creator of Unix, and a true luminary in the world of computer science. I'll leave the eulogizing to others, but I must share a funny, little story about my own...

Satish Talim11/14/11
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How do I run a Sinatra app using JRuby?

RubyLearning is conducting a free, online JRuby 101 course – the first of its kind, on Google+ Some participants wanted an answer to their question “How do I run a Sinatra app using JRuby?” This blog post explains the same. Read on. Pre-requisiteI have...

Rafał Kuć11/14/11
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Lucene Eurocon 2011: Day Two

In the previous entry, we tried to cover what we saw at the first day of Lucene Eurocon 2011 conference. However, from our point of view, the second day was the more important one, due to the fact that this was the day we had our talk. But let’s start...

Mitch Pronschinske11/14/11
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Sometimes it *IS* about the Tools—Solving Cultural Issues with Software

While it is generally true that you can't solve a soft skill issue with technology, there are cases where tooling can help promote greater cultural harmony among team members. This talk from DevOpsDays Goteborg 2011 covers which types and...

Ayende Rahien11/14/11
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Sharding vs. Having Multiple Databases

I was recently at a customer site, and he made a mention of sharding their database in a specific way, putting all of the user generated content on a separate server. I jumped in and told him that this isn’t sharding. And then I had to explain, both to...

Mitch Pronschinske11/14/11
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Siri Shows the Us the Future of Search Will be Voice Activated

Imagine a world where you have an artificial intelligence program on your desktop and in your mobile devices that resembles Siri or maybe even IBM's Watson.  Now imagine that we don't even need type anything in order to find the information we want.  In the...

Nicolas Frankel11/14/11
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Apache Maven 3 Cookbook

This review is about Apache Maven 3 Cookbook from Srirangan from Packt Publishing. Facts 9 chapters, 208 pages, $35.99This book covers Apache Maven 3 Pros Each recipe is structured in 3 steps:

Artur Mkrtchyan11/14/11
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A Free Amazon EC2 Cloud Server Based LAMP

Introduction In this article I'm going to show you how to create a free Amazon EC2 cloud based LAMP Server and Point your domain to Amazon EC2 Instance. There are 4 simple steps to do. Sign up for a 1 year free account from Amazon. Create a new server...