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Daniel Ackerson08/25/12
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Forget Trains. Take off on a Release Plane!

For those that have to deal with release management, release train is a well-understood term. It refers to a software development schedule where multiple products are released as a part of a single ‘train’ on a regular, pre-planned schedule.

Will Soprano08/25/12
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Documentation-Patch Submission For Apache Issues

Submitting a patch for a documentation issue is same as submitting a patch for a code issue. Only thing to be noticed is where the source code for sites resides.

Nishant Chandra08/25/12
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Creativity and Innovation at Work

This blog article is about innovation and creativity - what they are and how it can be applied at work and in personal life. The article also tries to provide some insights into being creative.

Adam Hoffman08/25/12
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LocalDB Using SQL Server Management Studio 2012 (SSMS)

Ok, in the previous post we determined how we could attach to LocalDB using SSMS 2012. Next stop, creating a database. Turns out that it's potentially harder than it seems at first.

Nirav Assar08/25/12
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Groovy Closures Do Not Have Access to Private Methods in a Super Class

Recently I came upon a groovy oddity. (At least it is perceived by me to be an oddity). Closures in a groovy class do not have access to a private method if that method is defined in the superclass. This seems odd paired against the fact that regular methods in a super class can access private method defined in the super class

Kay Cichini08/25/12
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Source R-Script From Dropbox

A quick tip on how to source R-scripts from a Dropbox-account, read this tip and trick to find out more.

Eric Minick08/24/12
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4 Signposts Towards a DevOps-Friendly SDLC

Four of the principals and laws that my company cites most frequently can help reinforce this direction and provide some needed checks as you begin transforming towards an organization whose path from idea to value (the software development lifecycle or SDLC in stodgy terms) needs to be more DevOps friendly.

Istvan Szegedi08/24/12
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Big Data on Heroku – Hadoop From Treasure Data

Heroku is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) owned by Salesforce.com. Originally it started with supporting Ruby as its main programming language but it has been extended to Java, Scala, Node.js, Python and Clojure, too.

Dejan Bosanac08/24/12
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Messaging Anti-Patterns: Part 2

OK, now that you promised that you won’t store your messages in the broker, let’s consider one more thing that you should avoid when dealing with messaging systems. Also, the link to part 1 of this 2-part article can be found here.

Gaurav Mantri08/24/12
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The Story of Cerebrata's Cloud Storage Studio

In this blog post, I will write some details about building a product which turned out to be the flagship product for Cerebrata – Cloud Storage Studio.

Jakub Holý08/24/12
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You're Writing the Wrong Software – You Never Know What Users Want Until You Ask Them

Too often companies and IT departments believe that they know what software they should create. However users often need and want something different than you believe, even if you’re a domain expert yourself

Anders Karlsson08/24/12
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MySQL Cluster Performance Up Again, or CLIENT_COMPRESS Harmful

Looking at my benchmarking code, I realized I used the CLIENT_COMPRESS flag when I connected to MySQL and it may be harmful... find out more!

Blaise Doughan08/24/12
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JAXB's @XmlTransient and Property Order

In previous articles I wrote about how the @XmlTransient annotation can be used at the type level to have a class excluded from the inheritance hierarchy, or at the field/property level to unmap a field/property. In this article I'll demonstrate how doing this impacts the propOrder setting on the @XmlType annotation.

Tim Spann08/24/12
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8 Node.js Links: HTML5 Games, Javascript Array, and More

Here are 8 links on an array of topics for the Node.js user.

Boris Lam08/24/12
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Adding Hibernate Entity Level Filtering feature to Spring Data JPA Repository

Those who have used data filtering features of hibernate should know that it is very powerful. But want to discover something you might not know?