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Mitch Pronschinske10/15/13
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What's the Best Development Resource You've Ever Found?

Once in a while, we find development resources that are really remarkable in the amount of great information they provide and other resources that they aggregate. What are some of the best programming resources (not including documentation) that you've ever found?

Mitch Pronschinske10/15/13
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Special Hardware and Virtualization: Two Paths to SDN

Is network complexity better solved by virtualization, or a change in hardware? Obviously, a lot of vendors will push their hardware as the best way to achieve software-defined networking, as opposed to the more free and open virtualization strategies involving standards like OpenFlow.

Mitch Pronschinske10/14/13
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OpenStack Heat, One-and-a-half Years Later

Heat is an orchestration engine that uses repeatable templates. Hear about the roadmap for the next major release of Heat.

Mitch Pronschinske10/14/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (October 14)

Groupon moves to Node.js, StackEdit becomes the best new markdown editor, John Resig creates a Twitter list of women who code, and Randall Munroe writes a comic on functional programming. Those stories, plus a tool that makes you into an elite hacker like you see in the movies.

Mitch Pronschinske10/13/13
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OpenStack Neutron

OpenStack's Neutron project is a networking-as-a-service initiative that hopes to address the lack of tenant control in multi-tenant environments as well as difficulties in deploying advanced networking services.

Mitch Pronschinske10/13/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Quirky Software Names

Have you ever been confused about whether you need to capitalize "node.js" or whether you should write "Angular.js", "AngularJS", or just "Angular"? Project names are a common writing inconsistency I see across developer blogs.

Mitch Pronschinske10/11/13
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New Cassandra Release Features Rapid Read Protection

One feature that didn't make it into the massive Cassandra 2.0 release was the rapid read protection feature, but it's here now in this week's 2.0.2 release. According to Cassandra frontman Johnathan Ellis, "Rapid read protection allows Cassandra to tolerate node failure without dropping a single request."

Mitch Pronschinske10/10/13
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Coder Reactions Part 1

Your life as a coder... in gifs. We have three in store for you this weekend. Feel free to send us your own coder gif reactions.

Mitch Pronschinske10/09/13
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How to Install Ruby 2 and Rails 4 on Amazon EC2

OpenSSL might be the getting in the way of a smooth install for Rails 4 on AWS. If this is the case, you should check out these general install instructions, which solved some problems that Rails 4 beta users were having.

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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Getting Started with OpenShift Using JBoss Tools

Create an new OpenShift application and import it to your Eclipse workspace with JBoss Tools, then push those changes out to OpenShift.

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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ZeroMQ Security: A New Certificate

This month, Pieter Hintjens posted another article about the upcoming security features in ZeroMQ. The new post is about his ideas for a new certificate format, since he doesn't want to use legacy formats like X.509 and PKI standards.

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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Network Virtualization is Hard. Here's Why...

Why didn't strategies like network functions visualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) emerge at the same time that compute and storage capacities were being virtualized and delivered through cloud computing?

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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Heroku Beta-Releases WebSockets Support

Heroku users have been waiting for a Heroku-native feature like this for a long time, and now it's here. There are Node.js, Ruby, and Java Play Framework apps for you to demo.

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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Kafka 0.8 is Bringing Replication. Is it Ready?

The developers of Kafka are planning to introduce replication to the 0.8 release, which should improve Kafka's durability and availability by duplicating each shard’s data across multiple nodes.

Mitch Pronschinske10/08/13
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The Top 5 Redis Performance Metrics

This is illustrated in a new document outlining the top 5 performance metrics you should look out for if you decide to use Redis, which is a pretty hot data store right now.