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Arthur Charpentier10/02/12
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Data/Science Links of the Week (including "Big Data Blasphemy -- Why Sample?")

This week's links also ask if you can live without a data scientist, examine life expectancy trends, and explore some cheap beer math.

Dustin Marx10/02/12
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JavaOne 2012: JavaFX on Smart Embedded Devices

This session interested me even though I don't have any familiarity with embedded development. I like to attend several sessions with practical and actionable things for me to learn, but I like to attend a few presentations like this that expand my view beyond my comfort zone.

Bozhidar Bozhanov10/02/12
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Do Web 2.0 Companies Really Have The Best Technical Talent?

There are a lot of cool companies with products on the web that millions of people are using. I’ll wondered whether I should label them “web 2.0″, “silicon valley”, “cool startups”, or something else, but I think it’s clear which ones I’m writing about.

Mohamed Sanaulla10/02/12
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Simple Example to Illustrate Chain Of Responsibility Design Pattern

The main intention in Chain Of Responsibility is to decouple the origin of the request and the handling of the request such that the origin of the request need not worry who and how its request is being handled as long as it gets the expected outcome.

Jakub Holý10/02/12
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VisualVM: Monitoring Remote JVM Over SSH (JMX Or Not)

VisualVM is a great tool for monitoring JVM (5.0+) regarding memory usage, threads, GC, MBeans etc. Let’s see how to use it over SSH to monitor (or even profile, using its sampler) a remote JVM either with JMX or without it.

Boris Lam10/02/12
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Inject SLF4J Logger by Annotation

The main idea is make use of the BeanPostProcessors interface. We first create an "LoggableInjector" class which implements the BeanPostProcessors interface.

Jens Schauder10/02/12
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How To Earn Trust When You Are Not Worth It

A major idea of agile software development is that developers use techniques like TDD and Pair Programming together with design principles like the SOLID principles to create high quality, clean, easy and fast to change code. There is actually a deal between developers and management:

Dustin Marx10/02/12
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JavaOne 2012: Early Impressions

With two of three keynotes (Strategy Keynote and Technical Keynote) accomplished and nearly the first day of general sessions complete, here are some early observations about JavaOne 2012.

Mitch Pronschinske10/02/12
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Amazon Gives Away More Free Usage (RDS), A Wake-Up Call For Oracle?

"We are now adding RDS to the AWS Free Usage Tier." That's the key piece of information in Amazon's latest announcement about its cloud services. I also see this as a shot accross the Oracle bow.

Dustin Marx10/02/12
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JavaOne 2012: Looking into the JVM Crystal Ball

Their goal is to ensure that the JVM can pick up cloud-related changes and maintain isolation.

Eric Gregory10/02/12
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TypeScript: Microsoft’s New Take on Javascript, from the Creator of C#

Microsoft started October with a bang, unveiling Anders Hejlsberg’s newest creation: TypeScript, a superset of Javascript aimed at making the language’s big jobs easier.

Dustin Marx10/02/12
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JavaOne 2012: 101 Ways to Improve Java - Why Developer Participation Matters

The ideas for ways Java developers can contribute to the improvement of Java ranged from very simple to more involved

Steve Yi10/02/12
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Red Hat's Next Steps for JBoss App Server

Red Hat announces the next phase for their application server strategy and the JBoss EAP application server, a technology collaboration with 10gen and their MongoDB database, and changes to community projects that you can vote on.

Kai Wähner10/02/12
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Avatar as Alternative for Java Server Faces (JSF) and JavaFX? – JavaOne 2012

Project Avatar was announced at JavaOne 2011. After no further information until JavaOne 2012, some new information was announced at this year’s conference.

Shay Shmeltzer10/02/12
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Why the New Oracle ADF Essentials is Important to JSF Developers

Last week Oracle Announced “Oracle ADF Essentials” -  a free version of the core technologies at the base of Oracle ADF – Oracle’s strategic Java EE based development framework  used to develop the Oracle Fusion Applications and other Oracle...