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Gil Zilberfeld09/18/14
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How To Waste Estimations

The point is: the effort put into estimation should be small enough to provide the numbers to management.

Chen Harel09/17/14
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5 Error Tracking Tools Java Developers Should Know

An overview of the modern error tracking tools for Java developers: Raygun, Sentry, Takipi, Airbrake and Stack Hunter

Mike Bushong09/17/14
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Playing politics and self-defeating behavior

If you take an informal survey about the characteristics of dysfunctional organizations, you will probably hear the word politics rise to the top of most peoples’ lists. But what is really behind office politics?

Jeremy Likness09/17/14
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Revisiting AngularJS with TypeScript

TypeScript works very well with AngularJS. The definition files help with exploring the API and ensuring it is used correctly at development time.

Mitch Pronschinske09/17/14
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The Greatest Programmers Who Ever Lived

I've seen a few of these types of posts that rank the greatest programmers throughout history, and in many of these posts I often see a lot of comments that disagree more vehemently than your average programming post's comments.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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Dev of the Week: Chanwit Kaewkasi

This week we're talking to Chanwit Kaewkasi, Assistant Professor at the Suranaree University of Technology’s School of Computer Engineering in Thailand, co-developer of a series of low-cost Big Data clusters, and featured author in DZone's upcoming 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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How to Make an Existing App Work with Android Wear

You've probably heard about Android Wear by now, but how does one transition from traditional mobile Android development to Android Wear? One option that makes a lot of sense is to work with existing Android apps that you've already developed.

Gil Zilberfeld09/17/14
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The Code Kidnapper

We’ll get the smart developers, and they can just put their thoughts on paper. Now we’ll take the not-so-smart ones and hand them what the architect has thought of, and they will do the work. And get this, we’ll pay them less, because they just need to type!

Troy Hunt09/17/14
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10 Things I Learned About Rapidly Scaling Websites

More than anything, what I took away from this experience is that short term large scale is dirt cheap. I’d make sure that heaps more instances could be added early and when I next see, say, four or more instances being used and load escalating quickly, I’d up the instance size very early as well.

Chris Odell09/17/14
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Why I will Always Try And Find A Ready-Built Library

By the time you have developed something and fixed any issues with it, your version is simply not going to be as tested as a ready built component that is used by thousands of people.

Abhishek Gupta09/17/14
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EJB 3.x: Lifecycle and Concurrency Models (Part 2)

This is the second post of the two part series. The first part covered the life cycle and the concurrency behavior of Stateful and Stateless EJBs. I’ll cover Singleton EJBs in this post. The Singleton pattern is arguably the most used (some times misused) pattern out there.

Yung Chou09/17/14
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Automating and Managing Hybrid Cloud Environment

In part 5 of our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud” series, Keith Mayer and I got a chance to discuss and demonstrate ways to manage and automate a hybrid cloud environment

Alec Noller09/17/14
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Java 8 Survey: Part II

Typesafe is conducting another survey - part II of a survey, that is - regarding the adoption and users of Java 8. It's a quick survey, just two questions, and we should be hearing results within a few weeks.

Mike Cottmeyer09/17/14
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Acceptance Criteria

Acceptance criteria are an important yet, in my experience, often overlooked or undervalued aspect of the iterative planning process.

Reza Rahman09/17/14
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Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #3 Changing the Release Number

'Spotlight on GlassFish 4.0.1' is a series of posts that highlights specific enhancements of the upcoming GlassFish 4.0.1 release. It could be a new feature, a fix, a behavior change, a tip, etc.