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Arnon Rotem-gal-oz12/05/11
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REST with JAX-RS and Silverlight clients

I am Working on a RESTful  service using Jersey (not my first choice, but a reasonable compromise). It is hosted inside FuseESBand all is well. Here’s an overly simplified version of the resource that reports status:

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/11
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Rollbacks and Other Deployment Myths

I came across an interesting post today via HN. I’m surprised (only moderately) that I missed it the first time around since this is right up my alley: Why are you still deploying overnight? I thought this post was particularly apropos for several...

Patrick Debois12/05/11
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Puppet editing like a pro

I've spent some time recently on setting up my environment to work more productively on writing puppet manifests. This blogpost highlights some of the findings to get me more productive on editing puppet files and modules. Some older information can be found...

Giorgio Sironi12/05/11
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What I learned in the Global Day of Code Retreat

This Saturday, 2200 software developers gathered in more than 90 cities around the world to improve their skills. This Global Day of Code Retreat was the biggest edition of such an event.

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/11
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Search, REST & Play! Video Discovery

James Alexander, Open University:  The Open University has been creating programmes in partnership with BBC for over forty years. The resulting video archive contains over 9,000 programmes and 70,000 tapes of raw footage. The Access to Video Assets (AVA)...

Marko Rodriguez12/05/11
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MySQL vs. Neo4j on a Large-Scale Graph Traversal

This post presents an analysis of MySQL (a relational database) and Neo4j (a graph database) in a side-by-side comparison on a simple graph traversal.

Chad Lung12/05/11
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Build a REST service with Netbeans 7, Java, and Jersey that returns JSON

One of the great things about Jersey is that it makes working with REST really easy. If your new to Jersey and REST then you can check out my previous article that shows you to easily build a simple REST service. Today I’m going to use Netbeans 7 (with...

Markus Eisele12/05/11
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Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c - first experiences!

Oracle announces Oracle WebLogic Server 12c the latest release of the #1 application server in this very minute. In exactly one hour from now you can attend the online launch, Developer Deep-Dive, December 1, 11:00 a.m. PT (Register here).

Nick Watts12/05/11
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The Language of Computer Science: Algorithm

Like many software developers, I think it’s interesting to know at least something of the history of computer science. Programming languages, for one, offer up genuinely intriguing tales when the history of their making is told. But there are programming...

Niklas Schlimm12/05/11
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Java 7: Project Coin in code examples

This blog introduces - by code examples - some new Java 7 features summarized under the term Project Coin. The goal of Project Coin is to add a set of small language changes to JDK 7. These changes do simplify the Java language syntax. Less typing, cleaner...

Jason Baldridge12/05/11
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First steps in Scala for first time programmers, Part 1

The is the first of several Scala tutorials I’m creating for my Fall 2011 graduate Introduction to Computational Linguistics course at UT Austin, loosely based on similar tutorials that Katrin Erk created for teaching Python in a similar course. These...

Gunnar Hillert12/05/11
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HTML5 WebSockets for JVM Developers

Anything related around HTML5 seems to be a hot button topic these days and lucky for me that I got an opportunity to take a deep dive into WebSockets. Thus, I will use this blog to post my findings over the next few days and I will present some simple...

Mitch Pronschinske12/05/11
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DevOps Tweets of the Week - 12/5

After the quiet Thanksgiving holiday week here in the States, the the DevOps community on twitter is buzzing again.  More fun and interesting tweets have been compiled once again. Here are some of the best tweets I found from last week. ...

Nuno Job12/04/11
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CouchDB in the Browser vs. Indexed Database API

There's something fundamentally wrong with the way we do browser apps in javascript which can be described in a single sentence: You can't use a local database. Or a local search engine. Even if you try to build your own abstractions you will never be...