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Dave Fecak08/07/12
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Advice From A JUG Leader – Learn A Different Language

The cry of “Java is Dead” has been heard for many years now, yet Java still continues to be among the most used languages/ecosystems. I am not here to declare that Java is dead (it isn’t and won’t be anytime soon). My opinion, if you haven’t already heard: Java developers, it’s time to learn something else

Markus Eisele08/07/12
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The Heroes of Java: Çağatay Çivici

Staying strong, the "Heroes of Java" series reaches the 18th edition. This time it is about Çağatay Çivici who is the inventor and lead developer of my favorite JSF component library Primefaces.

Troy Hunt08/06/12
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Is Stack Overflow “secure”? Kind of…

The guys at Stack Overflow know all this already. They know exactly what the risk is and how it could be exploited and they’ve made the decision not to implement HTTPS with full cognisance of the risks.

Dave Fecak08/06/12
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Why You Didn’t Get the Interview

After reading the tremendous response to "Why You Didn’t Get the Job" I realized that many of the reasons referenced were specific to mistakes candidates make during interviews. At least a handful of readers told me that they didn’t get the job because they didn’t even get the interview.

Geoffrey Papilion08/06/12
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Keep it Simple Sysadmin

Use the simple resources, and stay away from the magic ones, and you’ll actually be able to understand the configuration of your systems and hopefully get to the root of your problems faster.

Mike Hadlow08/06/12
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Reading UTF-8 Characters From An Infinite Byte Stream

I’ve been playing with the twitter streaming API today. In very simple terms, you make an HTTP request and then sit on the response stream reading objects off it.

John Cook08/06/12
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Here's How Vague Priors Can Be Informative

There’s no escaping the need to make some sort of prior assumptions, whether you’re doing Bayesian statistics or not.

Hebert Coelho D...08/06/12
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EasyCriteria – An Easy Way to use JPA Criteria

Today we will see about this tool that make easier to use the JPA Criteria. The application that uses this library will be cleaner, easier to use and portable across the JPA implementations.

Mariano Vazquez08/06/12
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How to Run MongoDB on Azure AND Connect from a Node Web App

The MongoDB nodes take some time to initialize. If you test the application in the local emulator, using the -launch option it's probably that you get a no primary server found error.

Ben Wen08/06/12
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Aggregation Framework Example

In this blog post, you run a concise set of aggregation framework examples on the mongo Javascript shell against a MongoLab hosted 2.1 database.

Eric Genesky08/06/12
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A Bundle of Links to Big Data Stories About the Olympics

This is so much a blog post as a dumping ground for bits and pieces relating to Olympics data coverage…

Partha Bhattacharjee08/06/12
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Handling Form Validation with Spring 3 MVC

In this article we will learn to validate data that you have got from the forms. Let's look at the task of validation a little more closely.

Tim Spann08/06/12
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Testing Spring Data for MongoDB Using OpenShift

This tutorial application was built using the Spring Data for MongoDB guide for this year's BaconFest.

Mark Needham08/06/12
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tcpdump: Learning how to read UDP packets

Sometimes you need to study the data packets being transmitted in your application - this article shows how to understand tcpdumps output.

Jakub Kubrynski08/06/12
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Speed Up with Fast Java and File Serialization

Since the first version of Java, day-by-day many developers have been trying to achieve at least as good of performance as in C/C++. JVM vendors are doing their best by implementing some new JIT algorithms, but there is still a lot to do, especially in how we use Java. For example: