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Jakub Holý01/25/12
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Visualize Maven Project Dependencies with dependency:tree and Dot Diagram Output

The dependency:tree goal of the Maven plugin dependency supports various graphical outputs from the version 2.4 up. This is how you would create a diagram showing all dependencies in the com.example group in the dot format:

Adam Warski01/25/12
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ElasticMQ 0.2 – support for delayed queues and messages

I just released version 0.2 of ElasticMQ – a simple message queue system, which implements the Amazon SQS interface. Ideal if you want to test a service which uses SQS, or create a system which can leverage either the AWS infrastructure or run...

Dustin Marx01/25/12
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NetBeans IDE 7.1's Unused Assignment and Dead Branch Hints

One of the new code hints provided by NetBeans 7.1 is the Unused Assignment hint. A simple code sample that will cause this hint to be displayed in NetBeans 7.1 is shown next.

James Betteley01/24/12
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Top DZone Article of 2011 - 10 Mistakes That Software Team Leads Make

Roy Osherovehttp://5whys.com/@royosherove “Ten Mistakes” (as I shall now call it because I’m too lazy to keep typing the whole title), was a talk by Roy Osherove which I went to at Skills Matter. He basically takes us through ten common mistakes he...

Jim Bird01/24/12
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Agile Before There Was Agile: Egoless Programming and Step-by-Step

Two key ideas underlying modern Agile development practices. First, that work can be done more effectively by Whole Teams in which people work together collaboratively to design and build systems. They share code, the review each other’s work, they share...

Rafał Kuć01/24/12
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Using Solr 3.5's Document Language Identification

One of the functionality of the latest Solr version (3.5) is the ability to identify the language of the document during its indexation. In todays entry we will see how Apache Solr work together with Apache Tika to identify the language of the...

Stoimen Popov01/24/12
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Algorithm of the Week: Data Compression with Diagram Encoding and Pattern Substitution

Two variants of run-length encoding are the diagram encoding and the pattern substitution algorithms. The diagram encoding is actually a very simple algorithm.

Chris Hostetter01/24/12
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Use Prefix Operators instead of Boolean Operators

The following is written with Solr users in mind, but the principles apply to Lucene users as well.

Max De Marzi01/24/12
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Graph Visualization and Neo4j

So far we’ve learned how to get Neo4j up and running with Neography, how to find friends of friends and degrees of separation with the Neo4j REST API and a little bit of the

Toni Epple01/24/12
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NetBeans IDE 7.1 Review: NetBeans Platform Support

NetBeans IDE 7.1 adds JavaFX 2.0 Support (see my review of that) and a lot of new features and improvements including improvements to the NetBeans Platform itself. The NetBeans Platform is an application framework that can be used as a stable basis for mostly...

Eric Genesky01/24/12
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DevOps Tweets of the Week: 1/15-1/21

DevOps tweets for your consideration, including a clever reference to a Carrie Underwood song . . . @cixelsyd Steve

Singaram Subramanian01/24/12
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Java HotSpot VM (Virtual Machine) Performance Tuning: Command-line options

Option and Default Value Description -XX:+AggressiveOpts Turn on point performance

Jakub Holý01/24/12
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Key Lessons from the Specification by Example Course, Day 1

I’m taking part in a course of Specification by Example, lead by Gojko Adzic. Here I want to summarize the key things I’ve learned in the first day of this entertaining and fruitful course thanks to both Gojko and my co-participants.

Bozhidar Bozhanov01/24/12
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The "Clean Software" Approach To Life

This is going to be an odd publication, that falls more into the “life tips” or “self help” category, than into “programming”. But bear with me.

Juhani Lehtimaki01/24/12
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Hands on Open Source Android UI Libraries

In a previous post I listed some free UI libraries. In this one I'll take a look at example applications.