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Gunnar Hillert10/07/14
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Java Template Engines Revisited Part 1

Over the past week, I spent some time looking at Java based template engines. Typically I need templating support for two areas.

Prateek Jain10/07/14
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Adding License Information Using Maven

Recently, I got a task where licensing was required to be added. I have done such tasks using ant in the past but this time I was supposed to use maven.

Nicolas Frankel10/06/14
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Your Code Coverage Metric is Not Meaningful

The Code Coverage metric that most quality-conscious software engineers cherish doesn’t guarantee anything.

Alec Noller10/06/14
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TeamForge 7.2: New Tools & Features for Agility (Not Just Agile)

There are a lot of ALM tools out there - so many that it can become a problem to keep it all straight, and it can be difficult to track information between platforms. That's the problem that the newest version of Collabnet's Teamforge, 7.2, aims to address: the interconnection of disparate tools.

Gil Zilberfeld10/06/14
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From Legacy Code To Testable Code - Introduction

The word "legacy" has a lot of connotations. Mostly bad ones. We seem to forget that our beautiful code gets to “legacy“ status three days after writing it

Ant Kutschera10/06/14
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Simple Rule Engine Updated

I have taken the time to upgrade my simple Java rule engine so that it supports Java 8 lambdas and streams and it is now published in Maven Central.

Upender Chinthala10/06/14
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MockRunner with JMS Spring Unit Test

This article shows how to mock your JMS infrastructure using MockRunner and test it using Spring.

Matt Farina10/03/14
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Security is a Feature

In our modern age, security is a feature. You can sell it. If you get caught without it your brand and your customers can be hurt.

Rick Delgado10/02/14
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Keeping Your Small Business From Getting Hacked: 5 Security Tips to Use Today

If you feel like your small business is immune from cyber attacks simply because it isn’t a large corporation, think again. While small businesses may not have the same finances as bigger ones, they still make tempting targets for determined hackers.

Douglas Rathbone10/02/14
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So You Want Your Team To Start Using Git? - Part 4: Team Workflows

So you’ve got your own personal Git use dialled in, you’ve got a server environment configured with commits flying into your project like crazy. Now you’re ready to start leveraging the power of Git with others.

Rob Allen10/02/14
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Setting Up Mailcatcher as a Service in Debian/Ubuntu

I've recently been changing's Vagrant system to use Debian and one issue I came across was getting Mailcatcher to start on boot and integrate property with the service command.

Ajitesh Kumar10/01/14
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Java - Top 5 Exception Handling Coding Practices to Avoid

This article represents top 5 coding practices related with Java exception handling that you may want to watch out for or better say, avoid, while doing coding for exception handling.

Jeremiah Orr09/30/14
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New Programming Techniques and the Productivity Curve

Though I love learning new programming techniques and technologies, I often struggle to make them a part of my normal development processes

Dror Helper09/30/14
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What I Hate About BDD

Disclaimer: this is not a TDD vs. BDD post – now that we’ve got that out of the way let’s discuss the thing I hate most about BDD…

Paul Hammant09/30/14
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Shades of Trunk Based Development

I’m going to try to explain the alternatives for Trunk Based Development (TBD) in terms of branch layout. There’s few different styles, that different types of development organization might try to implement.

Alec Noller09/29/14
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Refcard Expansion Pack: Getting Started with Scala

Today, DZone released its latest Refcard: Getting Started with Scala. If you're interested in learning more about Scala or sharpening your skills, we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic.

Gil Zilberfeld09/29/14
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Testability != Good Design

When we talk about testability we usually mean "hard to test". That is a whole discussion by itself, because "hard to test" is also subjective. If we follow the theme of testing as an investment to minimize future maintenance costs, then "hard to test" translates to "Costly to test" or "risky to test".

Vlad Mihalcea09/29/14
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The Fastest Way of Drawing UML Class Diagrams

Understanding a software design proposal is so much easier once you can actually visualize it.

Adi Gaskell09/29/14
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Research Explores What Makes a Collaborative Software Project Work

Crowdsourcing has had a pretty big impact upon most industries, but perhaps software development has seen a bigger impact than most. The rise of social coding sites such as BitBucket and GitHub have transformed the way software projects are undertaken.

Wille Faler09/27/14
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Why Incremental Delivery is a Business Concern First, Technical a Distant Second

One of the most poorly understood concepts in product/software development is incremental delivery.

Alec Noller09/26/14
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Continuous Delivery: Who's Handling What

The developer survey from DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery gave us a few more insights than we were able to include in the guide. For a bit more detail on tool usage in Continuous Delivery, we've created this new infographic.

Wille Faler09/26/14
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We Need Functional Programming BECAUSE a Large Subset of us are Average or Below

If you understand the definition of“average” you shouldn’t be offended by me calling a large number of programmers average or below.

Moritz Plassnig09/26/14
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How to Use Logs to Get an Overview on Technical and Business Metrics

The traditional Ops toolkit often involves a range of tools that help monitor trends in KPIs as well as tools that perform different periodic health checks on key components of your systems.

Christian Posta09/26/14
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Continuous Delivery With Docker, Jenkins, JBoss Fuse and OpenShift PaaS

I recently put together an end-to-end demo showing step-by-step how to set up a Continuous Delivery pipeline to help automate your deployments and shorten your cycle times for getting code from development to production.

Abhishek Gupta09/25/14
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Optional and Objects: Null Pointer Saviours!

No one loves Null Pointer Exceptions ! Is there a way we can get rid of them ? Maybe . . .