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Mike Bushong10/20/14
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The Network Won’t Fit in Your Head Anymore

Triggered by a discussion with a customer yesterday, it occurred to me (again?) that network engineers are creatures of habit and control. We have strong beliefs of how networks should be architected, designed and build. We have done so for long times and understand it well.

Erich Styger10/20/14
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User Interrupt on NMI Pin with Kinetis and ExtInt Component

While my beef brisket is smoking on ;-), I have time to investigate a problem I was running on in my lecture on Friday: for the Joystick shield on the FRDM-KL25Z board, I wanted to use an interrupt if I press the green button, but it didn't work.

Len DiMaggio10/20/14
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The JBoss SwitchYard Service Debugger

This post introduces the new service debugger for JBoss SwitchYard and provides the reader with an overview of SwitchYard’s capabilities, as demonstrated in its example “quickstart” programs.

Reza Rahman10/20/14
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Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #5 NetBeans Support

NetBeans has always had a very solid Java EE support. The next NetBeans update will introduce support for GlassFish 4.1. As usual, 2 NetBeans 8.0.1 distributions (the 'Java EE' and the 'All' bundle) will embed a pre-configured GlassFish 4.1 install to simplify things.

Lorna Mitchell10/19/14
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Running Multiple Versions of PHP

When I advise people about upgrading their PHP version, I say things like "just run your test suite with the new version" "just grab the new version and try your site with the built-in webserver". A couple of people recently have asked for more detail on how to actually achieve these things so here's a quick primer on getting new PHP without touching anything to do with your existing PHP installation.

Abby Fichtner10/19/14
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Fun Ways to Teach Kids to Code

Following up on my Why We Need to Teach Kid to Code, here are some fun ways to help them learn. So cool – wish some of these were around when I was an 8 year old learning to code on my Atari 800!

Alec Noller10/19/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct. 10): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include part 1 of a series on MongoDB sharding pitfalls, the release of Redis Cluster as a minimum viable product, a new source for MEAN stack resources, and more.

Vinod Kumaar Ra...10/19/14
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Disposable Software

Should we design cost-effective disposable software?

Benjamin Ball10/19/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 10): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Oct 3 to Oct 9). This week's topics include the 2014 Enterprise Integration Survey from DZone, JPA mapping entities, Camel REST endpoints, Spring @Configuration, and injecting domain objects.

Benjamin Ball10/19/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 10): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Oct 10 to Oct 16). This week's topics include microservice cloud platforms and Docker, cloud development obstacles, the emergence of SDN, OpenStack in Node.js with pkgcloud, and a guide to SaaS development frameworks.

Mike Bushong10/19/14
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On foxholes and corporate silos

The existence of silos in large companies is fairly common. But simply knowing that silos exist doesn’t help too much. The operable question for everyone operating in these environments is: What can I do to remove unnecessary silos?

Maarten Ectors10/18/14
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Who are the Winners, Losers, and Survivors of the Cloud Industry?

What does a cloud winner mean? Billions and fame for some, large take-overs or IPOs for others. But the cloud war is not over yet. It is not because the first battles were won that enemies can’t invent new weapons or join forces. So the war is not over, it is just beginning. History is written today.

Curtis Lassam10/18/14
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Cube Drone #5: Purple Hazing

From software developer Curtis Lassam (who writes about comics and code) comes a comic series called Cube Drone. This is Cube Drone #3: Purple Hazing.

Andrew Phillips10/18/14
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Fast and Easy Integration Testing with Docker and Overcast

We are going to use Docker and Overcast. Probably you already know Docker. It's a technology to run applications inside software containers. Overcast is the library we will use to manage docker for us. Overcast is a open source java library developed by XebiaLabs to help you to write test that connect to cloud hosts.

Allan Kelly10/17/14
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The Estimates Land Mine: Use and Misuse of Estimates

In the meantime it seems to me that a lot of the problem with Estimates lies in what they are, what they are not, how they are used and how they are mis-used.