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Jessica Thornsby06/02/12
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Advanced Subversion Polling with Jenkins: File Fingerprints

In this follow-up post, we’ll explore some advanced options you can introduce once you’ve implemented the basic polling system. This post will show you how to configure Jenkins to automatically track versioned files using ‘file fingerprinting.’

Matt Vickery06/02/12
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Spring Integration - Robust Splitter Aggregator

This article will take the splitter aggregator pattern with the ability to manage exception conditions within a flow without immediately returning to the caller and implement it in Spring Integration.

Rob Galanakis06/02/12
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Someone Has a Hat to Eat

The opinion of one of your peers on the topic of getting burnt out, trying to keep going, and maintaining your identity as a programmer.

Chris Haddad06/01/12
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SOA Portfolio Checklist

You may have invested significant time and effort creating services. Have you reached maximum service agility, adaptability, adoption? Are applications now easier to build? Is it time for a SOA portfolio review?

Aaron Nichols06/01/12
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Monitoring Might Suck Less with AssimMon

Yeah, I know Monitoring Sucks, but it can be pretty neat as well. It’s a hard problem, so there are all kinds of interesting approaches to it. A new one I came across recently was the Assimilation Monitoring Project.

Steven Lott06/01/12
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The Passive-Aggressive Programmer (again)

An opinion on the sociology of the programming world; what people do or don't do and how some react...or don't react.

Eric Genesky06/01/12
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Can We Pronounce "The Cloud" Hype Over Yet?

Probably not, but it's interesting to hear what Ted Neward had to say following Microsoft's MVP 2012 summit in March.

Jay Fields06/01/12
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The Sidenum Function

The sidenum function appends a sign to a number based on a side. The name sidenum was chosen due to it's similarities with signum in spelling and behavior (dealing with signs).

Ronald Daniel06/01/12
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Task Driven vs Event Driven on Struts 2 Action

I had a job to design and develop a new framework for my own development team. We made the decision that we will adopt the Struts 2 as my MVC framework.

Eric Genesky06/01/12
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Landmark Case in Software Copyright: Judge Rules that Java APIs are Not Copyrightable

Google has won a battle in the so-called "smartphone war" when Judge William Alsup ruled yesterday that Java APIs are not Copyrightable.

Taha Siddiqi05/31/12
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Tapestry Grid & Hibernate Criteria

Tapestry Grid is a very powerful tool for displaying a list of entities. It expects a GridDataSource as source parameter. A useful tool can be a TypeCoercer which converts a Criteria to GridDataSource.

Adam Warski05/31/12
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ElasticMQ 0.5 Release: Journalling, Stand-alone Server

ElasticMQ is a message queue server, with Scala, Java, and an Amazon SQS-compatible interface. It also supports guaranteed messaging via replicating the messages across a cluster of servers. The new 0.5 version brings two major features so let's take a look...

Chad Lung05/31/12
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Setting up a Vert.x Project to Work with Maven and NetBeans IDE 7.1 on OS X and Java 7

Today I’ll show you one way to use NetBeans IDE 7.1 and Maven to work with a Vert.x project. This is just one way you can go about setting up the project and is how I currently do it.

Baruch Sadogursky05/31/12
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On Using the Right Tool for the Job

A friend of mine is a big fan of puzzlers. Any puzzlers, including programming ones. The thing is, when it comes to solving these problems, sometimes Java, or whatever your default language is, isn't the right tool for the job.

Mitch Pronschinske05/31/12
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Big Data Meets Metadata – Analyzing Large Data Sets

We all know that metadata is the key to powering the semantic web. Learn about how big data tech is paving the way for better analysis of this metadata in this presentation by Jeremy Bently of Smartlogic at Lucene Revolution 2012.