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It Wasn't Me: Baselining in Teamscale

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
[This article was written by Dr. Nils Göde] Preview Text:  Almost every long-living software system has accumulated an abundance of quality deficits over time. It’s not only impossible to remove all findings, I also do not recommend to do that. You may very well argue to not remove any legacy finding by saying »It has worked all the time«...
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MongoDB’s Flexible Schema: How to Fix Write Amplification

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
Originally Written by Stephane CombaudonBeing schemaless is one of the key features of MongoDB. On the bright side this allows developers to easily modify the schema of their collections without waiting for the database to be ready to accept a new schema. However schemaless is not free and one of the drawbacks is write amplification. Let’s focus on that topic. Preview Text:  ...
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Come Together Right Now Over IoT: Canonical Partners with Microsoft and Others

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
Ubuntu has long been prevalent on desktops, laptops, and even phones. Their various releases prove that some of the best things in life really are free. Snappy Ubuntu Core is one of the operating systems compatible with the Raspberry Pi, and the Pi 2 is even capable of running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. While previously operating system heavyweights vied, we’re not seeing collaboration, much the same...
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Announcing the DZone Guide to Performance & Monitoring—2015 Edition

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
Announcing the DZone Guide to Performance  & Monitoring – 2015 Edition! Performance and monitoring are crucial in the development world, because let’s be honest: there’s nothing worse than hearing that your application is slow. Our continuing mission is to deliver awesome content to our community, and we are thrilled to announce the launch of our DZone Guide to Performance &...
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The Future of IoT, Shown Today at IoT World...

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
The first day at IoT World in San Francisco was a very big success. The press is loving apps on any smart device (drones, robots, network switches, mobile base stations, industrial gateways, home appliances and IoT home hubs). Preview Text:  The first day at IoT World in San Francisco was a very big success. The real revolution is not a...
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'Half-Life 2: Update' Mod Breathes New Life into Aging Classic, RenderMan Runs Free

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 23:00
Whether you're a gamer or artist, you'll be thrilled by two recent momentous events. In the gaming world, “Half-Life 2: Update ” released on Steam, and meanwhile Pixar’s powerful animation software RenderMan  arrived as a completely free download. Preview Text:  Whether you're a gamer or artist, you'll be...
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Is 2015 the Year of the App Container?

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:31
Recently Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Founder of Jelastic, participated in an IBM PureChat called “Is 2015 the year of the App Container?”. We are currently seeing that containers are gaining more and more popularity among businesses, companies and enterprises. In this video chat, technical experts define the value of containers and discuss how businesses are using containers in order to...
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Functional Programming in Java 8 with Javaslang

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
We’re very happy to announce a guest post on the jOOQ Blog written by Daniel Dietrich, Senior Software Engineer at HSH Nordbank, husband and father of three. He currently creates a pricing framework for financial products as project lead and lead developer. Preview Text:  It was a really exciting moment as I heard that Java will...
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Building Models of Java Code From Source and JAR Files

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
Recently I spent some time working on effectivejava, which is on its way to reach 300 stars on GitHub (feel free to help reaching the target :D). Preview Text:  Recently I spent some time working on effectivejava, which is on its way to reach 300 stars on GitHub (feel free to help reaching the target :D). Legacy ...
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Using New Relic to Understand Redis Performance: The 7 Key Metrics

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
Guest author Itamar Haber is chief developer advocate at Redis Labs. Preview Text:  Redis is designed to be a blazing fast in-memory database, but what does “fast” exactly mean? How do you know whether your Redis database is fast enough for your purposes, and what telltale signs should be you looking for? Regardless of whether you’re...
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Riding The New Wave With API Monitoring [Video]

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
[This article was written by Laura Strassnan]We had a conversation with Anand Sundaram, our Vice President, Products AlertSite. He has an extensive background in software quality, security and post deployment monitoring having built two load testing products and invented the first post deployment deep transaction monitoring product.In this short video Anand talks about the rising importance of...
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Spark SQL Against Cassandra Example

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
Spark SQL is awesome.  It allows you to query any Resilient Distributed Dataset (RDD) using SQL.  (including data stored in Cassandra!) First thing to do is to create a SQLContext from your SparkContext.  I'm using Java so... (sorry -- I'm still not hip enough for Scala) Preview Text:  Spark SQL is awesome. It allows you to...
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AppBuilder, Beacons, and the Internet of Things

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
Written by Jen Looper This slide deck is from a portion of a presentation covering IoT and the Telerik Platform that was delivered as part of the TelerikNEXT conference in Boston in 2015. This segment covers beacons and the various ways that the Telerik Platform can help in consuming data provided by several IoT devices. Preview Text:  ...
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Integrating External APIs into your Meteor.js Application

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:30
Meteor itself does not rely on REST APIs, but it can easily access data from other services. This article is an excerpt from the book Meteor in Action and explains how you can integrate third-party data into your applications by accessing RESTfu Preview Text:  This is how you access a RESTful third-party API from a Meteor.js server...
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Webinar Replay: Smarter Service-to-Service Invocations with Spring Cloud

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:00
Speaker: Josh LongSlides: https://speakerdeck.com/joshlong/smarter-service-to-service-invocation-with-spring-cloud Preview Text:  Spring Cloud 1.0 is here! It offers a powerful way to create and consume microservices. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored
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The Precious Feature Design Meetings

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 22:00
As we know, meetings is where work goes to die. Discussion about the point of meetings aside, there is one type of meetings that I love. It has many names, depending on who you ask – design review, design overview, feature design. And I see it as the most important meeting in software engineering. Preview Text:  As we know, meetings is where...
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All About Java Modifier Keywords

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Thu, 14-May-15 21:00
I’ve been a Java programmer for a while now, however, recently someone asked me a question regarding one of Java modifier keywords and I had no clue what it was.  This made it obvious to me that I needed to brush up on some Java that goes beyond actual coding and algorithms. After a few Google searches, I got bits and pieces on the topic, but never really the full story, so I’m using...
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High Availability in NGINX Plus R6

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 13-May-15 23:00
[This article was written by Owen Garrett]It’s no secret that with today’s always-on, always-connected society, users expect your sites and apps to be accessible 24×7. This is where NGINX and NGINX Plus have always helped you shine. One of the key benefits of deploying NGINX Plus as a reverse proxy and load balancer for your application servers is increased application availability and...
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Python 101 for Aspiring Data Nerds

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 13-May-15 23:00
Originally Written by John Hammink As a data scientist, or anyone interested in collecting data for that matter, it’s no doubt helpful to know about how to go about collecting the data in your app – data that you’ll want to later query and analyze. Preview Text:  As a data scientist, or anyone interested in collecting data for that matter,...
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Quality Tools: Humble Servants or Tyrants?

Javalobby Syndicated Feed - Wed, 13-May-15 22:30
I’ve always been an ardent proponent of internal quality in software, because in my various experiences, I’ve had more than my share of crappy codebases to maintain. I believe that quality tools can increase the internal quality of the code, thus decreasing maintenance costs in the long run. However, I don’t think that such tools are the only way to achieve that – I’m also a firm...
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