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Doug Winfield07/29/14
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Verified Plugins Marketplace: Your Source for Verified Cordova/PhoneGap Plugins

With custom plugins, hybrid mobile developers are able to extend the functionality of their mobile apps beyond what is normally possible with the Cordova/PhoneGap framework. The problem, though, is that the custom plugin space is still the "wild west" - until recently, that is.

Mark Needham07/29/14
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Neo4j 2.1.2: Finding Where I Am in a Linked List

I was recently asked how to calculate the position of a node in a linked list and realized that as the list increases in size, this is one of the occasions when we should write an unmanaged extension, rather than using Cypher.

Peter Zaitsev07/29/14
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What I Learned While Migrating a Customer MySQL Installation to Amazon RDS

I recently had the experience of assisting with a migration of a customer MySQL installation to Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service). While this article is written to be Amazon RDS-specific, it also has implications for any sort of migration.

Alec Noller07/28/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Internet of Things

DZone's 2014 Guide to Internet of Things was produced to help you understand the growing variety of technologies, tools, and companies behind IoT, along with the challenges it faces and the vast potential it holds.

Julien Sebrien07/28/14
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Spark: Use Cassandra as a Resilient Distributed DataSet Source

In this article, we will see how we can use Cassandra as a resilient distributed dataset (RDD) source for Spark, in order to perform RDD operations.

Tom O'connor07/28/14
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Part 2: Deploying Applications with Ansible

A very simple guide to deploying a very simple application with Ansible. Of course, it should be obvious that you can deploy *anything* from a git repository, it really boils down to the configuration of supervisord. For that matter, it doesn't have to be supervisord.

Moshe Kaplan07/28/14
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Validating Your Disk Performance

If you are short of RAM and get a poor performance, it may be a good time to verify your disks performance and see if they do match your needs.

Nicolas Frankel07/28/14
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Spring Configuration Modularization for Integration Testing

In this article, I showed how Integration Testing to a Fake data source could be achieved by modularizing the monolithic Spring configuration into different configuration fragments, either XML or JavaConfig. However, the realm of Integration Testing – with Spring or without, is vast.

Erich Styger07/28/14
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Adding the Wi-Pi WiFi Dongle to the RIoT Android Board

The wired Ethernet connectivity works out of the box with the Freescale RIoT board. But to make it more ‘IoT’ capable, a WiFi connection would be a big plus. The element14 site did not tell which WiFi dongles are supported, and a thread in the element14 forum on that topic has not really provided much information.

Jose Manuel Gar...07/28/14
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OAuth 2.0 in Mule

With OAuth 2.0, you are able to achieve the above scenario whereby an end user may explicitly authorize access to a client application without having to share credentials (with this client application). For more details on how Oauth 2.0 works, kindly look here.

Lukas Eder07/28/14
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Top 10 Very Very VERY Important Topics to Discuss

Some things are just very very very VERY very important. For example, whitespace, the potential superiority of Haskell, new line and comment best practices, the end of the DBA, and more.

Zardosht Kasheff07/28/14
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Explaining Ark Part 2: How Elections and Failover Currently Work

In this post, I want to zero in on elections and describe how they currently work in detail. Kristina Chodorow has a really good explanation on elections here that really helped me while we were developing TokuMX. My explanation will focus on the threading model.

Mark Needham07/28/14
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R: ggplot – Plotting back to back charts using facet_wrap

Earlier in the week I showed a way to plot back to back charts using R’s ggplot library but looking back on the code it felt like it was a bit hacky to ‘glue’ two charts together using a grid. I wanted to find a better way.

Omri Erel07/28/14
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4 Critical A/B Tests You Must Run

While testing is critical to any business, we know that testing every single part of your website can be counterproductive and costly. So how do you figure out exactly where to spend your money and resources and which are the most important areas for A/B testing?

Eric Berg07/28/14
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Introducing the Okta FAQ: Tips, Tricks and Time-Tested Words of Advice

Okta’s known for our simple and delightful user experience, but for those just getting to know us, we’ve created an FAQ in the Okta Community to reduce nervousness, strengthen confidence and prevent the development of hives when working with Okta.