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Dustin Marx05/14/12
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Creating a NetBeans 7.1 Custom Hint

I have talked about some of my favorite NetBeans hints, a small fraction of the total number of hints that NetBeans supports "out of the box." However, even greater flexibility is available to the NetBeans user because NetBeans 7.1 makes it possible to write custom hints. I look at a simple example of this in this post.

Dmitriy Setrakyan05/14/12
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What Does 'Real Time' in 'Real Time Big Data' Mean?

Lately there has been lots of noise about "Real Time" Big Data. Lots of companies that associate themselves with this term are generally in analytical space and to them it really means "low-latency" for analytical processing of data which is usually stored in some warehouse.

Kai Wähner05/14/12
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Progress Report from the Java EE Conference “Confess 2012″

This week, I was at Confess 2012 in Leogang, Salzburg (Austria). Confess is an international conference for Java professionals in its fifth year, organized by IRIAN and the EJUG Austria. It is reasonably priced with 275 € for the two-day conference, and 500 € for the workshop day. The speaker lineup is very good with many well-known international speakers, such as JSF spec lead Edwuard Burns from Oracle America, Hazem Saleh from IBM Egypt, or Jürgen Höller from SpringSource.

Gagan Agrawal05/14/12
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Functional Programming on the JVM

This article shows how functional programming is different from imperative styles and the options available on JVM for writing code in a functional style.

Mitch Pronschinske05/14/12
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OSGi vs. Jigsaw: Kirk Knoernschild on Modularity

Kirk Knoernschild is one of the leading experts when it comes to the OSGi community. DZone recently had a chance ot interview him about his thoughts on modularity in 2012 and his new book is "Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with Examples Using OSGi."

Judah Johns05/14/12
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How fast are JVM-based languages growing among developers?

An analysis of JVM language popularity based on DZone and another blogger's JVM polls, plus some indeed trends for extra flavor.

Christian Posta05/14/12
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Why I’m Excited to Attend Camel One

I’ll be attending CamelOne this year, and I’m pretty excited. I didn’t make it to the event last year, but judging by the speaker line up and the presentations given last year, this conference is definitely a must for developers involved in enterprise integration. Check out the presentations from last year. As you can see, the content covered is applicable even if you’re not using the Apache projects. But of course if you are, all the better.

Ricci Gian Maria05/14/12
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Misusing an ORM

ORM are primarily used to avoid writing SQL and persist completely anemic domain, where all the logic reside on services. In such a scenario it is easy to abuse an ORM and probably in the long term the ORM could become much more a pain than a real help.

Swaranga Sarma05/14/12
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Solving a Producer-Consumer Problem in Java

The producer-consumer problem is one of the most frequently encountered problems when we attempt multi threaded programming. While not as challenging as some of the other problems in multi-threaded programming, an incorrect implementation of this problem can create a mess of your application.

Nicolas Frankel05/14/12
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Quick Evaluation of Twitter Bootstrap

Bootstrap is a lightweight client-side framework, that comes (among others) with pre-styled "components" and a standard layout. Both are completely configurable

Eric Genesky05/13/12
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Hey Java Devs, Here's How to Get Started on Windows Azure

This post provides both a useful walkthrough and useful links for the Java developer who is interested in trying out Microsoft's cloud service.

Willie Wheeler05/13/12
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Devops: What it is and Why you Should be Doing it

We’ll move past the fluffy characterization involving developers and operations working together joyously—not to mention the outright wrong characterization of one superrole that does it all—and get to the heart of what devops is really about.

Ben O' Day05/13/12
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Basic REST service in Apache CXF vs. Camel-CXF

This article demonstrates how to create/test a basic REST service in CXF vs. Camel-CXF. Given the range of configuration and deployment options, I'm focusing on building a basic OSGi bundle that can be deployed in Fuse 4.2 (ServiceMix)...basic knowledge of Maven, ServiceMix and Camel are assumed.

Spyros Doulgeridis05/13/12
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Search Properties Within Files Using Ant

The following example shows how to use Ant to search in a target directory, including and excluding files/dirs, each property key in label.properties. It produces a new file with the unused properties.

Roger Jennings05/13/12
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Uptime Report for my Live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project : April 2012

Roger Jennings continues to keep us updated on a cool ongoing Azure Table Services project.