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Mahdi Yusuf08/04/12
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Fasting & Programming

I am a full time developer, which means I spend most of my days looking at a terminal and writing code. I am also no stranger to extreme measures to increase productivity and focus. Let’s just say fasting isn’t one of them.

Rob Sanders08/04/12
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Common Functionality Across WCF Web Service Operations

Recently, I started building up a WCF Service Application from scratch to implement a specific set of operations from an existing WSDL.

Lukas Eder08/04/12
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Another Fluent API: jOOX. Porting jQuery to Java

With Java’s static typing and without all the browser-related issues and JavaScript event handling and CSS and all that, pure DOM navigation and manipulation is actually not that hard to wrap.

Wille Faler08/04/12
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Pseudo-Science: The Dark Side of Big Data

The outcomes of my testing has made me think about the implications of large scale data analysis in general: it is very easy to get fooled by randomness.

Mark Needham08/04/12
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neo4j: Graph Global vs Graph Local queries

A few weeks ago I did a presentation at the ThoughtWorks EU away day on the graph I’ve been developing using neo4j and I wanted to show who the most connected people in each of our European offices were.

Singaram Subramanian08/04/12
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1 Billion Transactions Per Day: Why eBay Uses the Open Source Cloud

Here’s a case study by WSO2 on eBay‘s use of their open source product in Enterprise Service Bus space – WSO2 ESB.

Daniel Doubrovkine08/03/12
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Implementing My First Jenkins Plugin: AnsiColor

I installed Jenkins last week for the very first time. A couple of days later I was able to publish my first plugin, called AnsiColor, which colorizes ANSI output. It’s the plugin you’ve all been waiting for.

Chris Haddad08/03/12
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ESB Comparison

Can an eight year old product category, which is hotly contested by every middleware vendor, deliver unique and differentiating product offerings?

Leigh Shevchik08/03/12
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The Best Unknown Databases for PHP Apps

You’ve already heard about the golden quadrilogy of relational databases for web based application development: MySQL, PostgresSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle. . .

Rob Gordon08/03/12
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Oddjob 1.2 New Features – Part 3

Two cool things have happened to properties in Oddjob 1.2. First is that nested property expansion is now supported.

Veera Sundar08/03/12
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Using Multiple Versions of JDK and Eclipse in Single Machine

On my office laptop, I have installed two versions of JDK. For the office work, I need JDK6 because the internal framework needs it. I’m using JDK7 for my personal projects and exploring the latest and greatest in Java. I have two versions of Eclipse too (one for office work and one is the latest Juno).

Paul Miller08/03/12
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Learn About Open Data Licenses at the Open Data Foundation

I’m disappointed – but not surprised – by the extent to which widely applicable Open Data licenses are (not!) being applied.

Nishant Chandra08/03/12
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BigMemory: Scaling vertically

Today's time-sensitive enterprise applications would speed up significantly without much modification if they could replace all disk access with memory usage.

Rob Sanders08/03/12
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Common Functionality Across WCF Web Service Operations

Recently, I started building up a WCF Service Application from scratch to implement a specific set of operations from an existing WSDL.

Hirvesh Munogee08/03/12
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TerrificJS - A JavaScript Framework To Modularize Your jQuery Code

TerrificJS is a neat, clever piece of code that allows you to modularize your jQuery code by solely relying on CSS naming conventions.