Mozilla Unveils Firefox OS, Portal 2 levels become a test for engineers, Cyber War is raging, and all the NewSQL you thought had ACID guarantees, actually don't. Plus a lot more fun stuff in this curated link list.
Streaming APIs are becoming more popular because of the low latency they provide. What are the common protocols and data formats of these APIs? To find out I did a simple search on APIhub, the largest repository I found for streaming APIs. Here were the results of the 104 APIs that came up…
One of the biggest advantages of Mule ESB is its simplicity for integrating legacy systems. The great thing is that the Enterprise Integration patterns employed by Mule work efficiently on commodity hardware, virtual machines and even developers' laptops.
Today we learned that Spring is making a major step in the next iteration of their core framework.
SpringSource expects to reach the first milestone for 4.0 in April, with the GA scheduled for the end of the year.
There are some weird APIs out there. That's what Craig Neslage found out when he looked through APIhub - a giant hub for APIs similar to ProgrammableWeb. Let me give you an idea of the weird level we're talking about here...
IT consultant Stuart Charlton had a rich analysis on these two technologies from VMware (RabbitMQ) and LinkedIn (Kafka). It suggest when you should use Kafka, when you should use RabbitMQ, what both are good at, and what neither are good at.
A generally useful question posed by Charming asks how many queues one should use in RabbitMQ for the maximum message passing throughput/performance. I thought I'd distill the answers by Brian Kelly and RobotEyes here for anyone who's worried about...
Continuing with our intro to the newly anointed top-level project, Apache Isis, we now take a look at how to get started with Apache Isis running the Maven quickstart archetype. With it, you'll be able to generate your first Apache Isis application
This screencast demonstrates the use of the Jamod component for Apache Camel for monitoring the status of Modbus devices. It also demonstrates how quick and easy it is to provide loopback functionality to a Modbus device without making wiring changes.
It seems like we've been speculating for such a long time that Facebook would release its own smartphone. And while we're still waiting to see that after years of rumors, today it's a surprise to many that Mark Zuckerberg called a press conference today and introduced Graph Search.
In October, Apache Isis became a top-level project after 2 years in the incubator. Isis is an interesting project. It's a Java framework for developing domain-driven and RESTful applications using the Naked Objects pattern.
DZone was saddened by the news this weekend of Aaron Swartz's suicide. We wanted to make sure that we took some time, not to focus on the anger in the community right now, but to reflect on the brilliant community leader we've lost.