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James Sugrue08/23/12
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Applicasa: Build a Server Side for Your Mobile App in 10 Minutes

I was recently contacted by the people at Applicasa to give their service a go, and see how it works for me. The company claims that you can create a backend for your application in under 10 minutes - challenge accepted!

Vijay Narayanan08/23/12
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Accelerating Reusable Component Adoption

When building reusable components, you want to allow rapid component discovery, assembly, and testability. Without these characteristics, it will become difficult for developers to use the reusable components in a productive manner. Below are five things to do to accelerate component adoption:

Manu Pk08/23/12
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All About Hibernate Second Level Cache

In this post I would like share my experience and point out some of the details of Hibernate Second Level Cache. On the way I will direct you to some articles that helped me implement the cache.

Jens Schauder08/23/12
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Named Parameters in Java another Alternative

I wrote before about how you can emulate named parameters in a Java, either using methods or a builder. There is another approach, which already got mentioned in the comments.

Pavithra Gunasekara08/23/12
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Installing Maven 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

To install Apache Maven 3.0.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 use following steps

Peter Lawrey08/23/12
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Java Memes Which Refuse to Die

There are a number of Java memes which annoy me, partly because they were always a bad idea, but mostly because people still keep picking them up years after there is better alternatives.

Eric Genesky08/23/12
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From Communications Data to #midata

If you haven’t been keeping up, #midata is the policy initiative around getting companies to make “[consumer data] that may be actionable and useful . . .

Brian O' Neill08/23/12
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Cassandra APIs: The Laundry List

These are the Cassandra APIs I'm aware of. Below commentary is entirely subjective and based solely on my experiences with the APIs, which in some cases was limited.

Anders Karlsson08/23/12
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MySQL Cluster Performance Revisited - tcmalloc Kicks Some A**

My now long-running series of posts on getting max performance from a very simple MySQL Cluster setup (see details here) is continuing here.

Cedric Beust08/23/12
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Advanced Dependency Injection With Guice

The more I use dependency injection (DI) in my code, the more it alters the way I see both my design and implementation. Injection is so convenient and powerful that you end up wanting to make sure you use it as often as you can. And as it turns out, you can use it in many, many places.

Christian Posta08/23/12
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Introducing Apache Apollo: Part I

Apache Apollo is the next-generation version of ActiveMQ built “from the ground up” on a core designed to be faster and scale better on multi-processor machines.

Ben Kepes08/22/12
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Cloud Infrastructure and Application Management for AWS from Appcara

With Appcara’s AppStack, users can deploy cloud applications that should be more readily managed across their lifecycle than with bog-standard cloud control panels.

Andrew Phillips08/22/12
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Connecting Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery

At XebiaLabs, many of the questions we get about our enterprise deployment automation solution Deployit are from users looking for automated deployment as a prerequisite for Continuous Delivery. Often, this is the result of initiatives to extend existing Continuous Integration tooling to support application deployments.

Maarten Ectors08/22/12
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Mesos: A Highly Distributed Cloud Architecture Framework

When I saw the Twitter Mesos and Framework presentation, I understood why Mesos can be disruptive to how you architect applications in a highly distributed manner typical for Cloud Computing.

Leigh Shevchik08/22/12
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X-Ray Vision into Your Azure Apps

Developers who use Windows Azure with New Relic can now make great, easy to deploy apps and have ‘x-ray’ vision into what those apps are doing.