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Mike Christianson06/20/12
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Revisited: Your Programming Language Sucks?

Of the conversations following my post Your programming language sucks?, I’ve received mostly nodding agreement. Perhaps most interesting of all, a friend from my reading group shared an article written by Paul Graham titled Beating the Averages.

Markus Eisele06/20/12
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JavaOne 2012 - 2400 Hours to Go! Some Recommendations

As you might have seen the JavaOne 2012 Content Catalog is online. The Program Committee had some very intense weeks of sorting, reviewing, rating and discussing every single proposal and we finally managed to setup a (hopefully) interesting mix for you.

Ben Wootton06/19/12
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Configuring Hadoop on EC2

Here's a Powerpoint presentation introducing you to how to configure your first hadoop cluster on Amazon EC2

Tim Murphy06/19/12
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3 Reasons You Need To Know Something About Every Technology

An interesting piece of advice from one developer to another; where do you stand on the matter?

Pierre - Hugues...06/19/12
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Top 10 Causes of Java EE Enterprise Performance Problems

This article will consolidate and share the top 10 causes of Java EE performance problems an experienced developer has encountered working with IT & Telecom clients over the last 10 years; along with high level recommendations.

Oliver Hookins06/19/12
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Puppetmaster Performance Tuning with mod_mem_cache

This was an interesting exercise, especially since I’d had caching and Puppet on the radar for quite some time now but I had not actually had a chance to use it or investigate it. The work paid off and will let our system scale up a whole lot more.

David Green06/19/12
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Enterprise Class Code

There’s a natural instinct to assume that everybody else’s code is an untidy, undisciplined mess. But, if we look objectively, some people genuinely are able to write well crafted code. Recently, I’ve come across a different approach to clean code that is unlike the code I’ve spent most of my career working with (and writing).

Roger Hughes06/19/12
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Use the Wall

How using a wall turned out to be a very simple and useful method for creating an accessible overview of an application, plus doing some cutting, sticking and gluing, just like when you were in school, was very therapeutic.

Eric Genesky06/19/12
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Help the Neo4j Team Testing the Cypher-JDBC-Driver

Rickard Öberg did a lab project last December developing a first prototype of a JDBC driver that connects to the Neo4j Server Cypher endpoint.

Claus Ibsen06/19/12
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Apache Camel now with Twitter and WebSocket

The upcoming Apache Camel 2.10 release is on its way. A lot of new components are being added, and two really exiting new components are twitter and websocket.

Erich Styger06/19/12
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Bracketeer: the Ultimate Bracket Plugin

If you are like me, then it is easy to miss a bracket or two in my source code. Or I have tons of closing brackets at the end of a function, and it is hard to tell which one is which?

Juhani Lehtimaki06/19/12
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Emerging UI Pattern - Side Navigation

I'm a fan of the side navigation concept. It is, however, very easy to get it wrong. If you decide to include it in your app aware of the potential problems. Design the back stack, gestures, relationship with up and visuals very carefully.

Jeff Blankenburg06/19/12
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Wanted: Clever Dev. Slogans for T-shirts

But as I’ve looked around the landscape of the shirts that are being offered anymore, there are very few that truly appeal to software developers.

Mark Needham06/19/12
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Algorithm of the Week: Closest Pairs

Here's our Algorithm of the week; new blogger this time and includes Haskell. Enjoy!

Eric Genesky06/19/12
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For Java Devs - Here's How to Get Started on Azure Using a Virtual Machine

The 8-minute video below shows how Azure caters to the needs of the Java devloper.