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Nati Shalom04/17/14
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In order to scale horizontally on cheap hardware (a key NoSQL attribute), several compromises had to be made, including abandoning some highly valuable characteristics of relational databases. In this article, you'll learn how to avoid having to make some of these compromises.

Alec Noller04/17/14
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Telerik Releases Open Source Kendo UI Core

UI enthusiasts can rejoice: Yesterday, Telerik announced the release of Telerik Kendo UI Core, an open source package of UI and JavaScript tools that also includes Telerik Kendo UI Mobile.

Steven Willmott04/17/14
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Reflecting on Progress in the API Economy

The number of APIs is clearly growing rapidly – but it is increasingly difficult for directories to keep up, and many of these APIs are private or semi-private. Some clear use-cases for APIs have emerged and many companies are combining them to suit their business.

Peter Cohen04/17/14
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Winning SaaS Customers Requires Patience

While you, a SaaS vendor, thinks your solution is the most important priority, the customer has other items on their to-do list. And the particular problem your solution is addressing just might not be at the top of the list right now. That doesn't mean they don't have a problem that you can solve.

Chip Bates04/16/14
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Access of Evil?

Born out of need, forged in elegant simplicity and easily spread through file shares, Access databases often become mission critical applications that businesses or business units depend on. This makes the task of containment and management very difficult.

Rafał Kuć04/16/14
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Apache Solr and Lucene 4.7.2

This is a minor bugfix release. It fixes a critical bug described in LUCENE-5574, which could result in index deletion.

Erich Styger04/16/14
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Tutorial: User Interrupts with Processor Expert

The author has been asked this question several times: “How can I define my own interrupt vector with Processor Expert?” He answers this question with a short tutorial in this article.

Rob J Hyndman04/16/14
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Generating Tables in LaTeX

Typ­ing tables in LaTeX can get messy, but there are some good tools to sim­plify the process.

Sarah Ervin04/16/14
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The Real Cost of Logging

While logging is important and helps with application support and troubleshooting, logging should be treated as part of the application logic. This means logging has to be designed, implemented, tested, monitored and managed. In short, it should become a part of full application lifecycle management.

Max Katz04/16/14
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Creating jQuery Mobile Tip Calculator App in Appery.io

This video shows how to create a mobile tip calculator app in Appery.io with jQuery Mobile, how to build a binary for Android and iOS with PhoneGap, and how to instantly publish as an HTML5 mobile app

Kristina Chodorow04/16/14
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TEALS – Teaching CS on Your Way to Work

TEALS, is a volunteer program where software engineers teach CS to high school students on their way to work. Basically, the schools schedule the CS class for first period so that the engineers can make it into work by 9:30. One group is teaching at a school that is 100% English-as-a-second-language students.

Alec Noller04/16/14
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Dev of the Week: Steve Smith

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Steve Smith, Agile consultant and Continuous Delivery specialist at Always Agile Consulting Ltd.

Peter Verhas04/16/14
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We hate/love lambda

I write nice and readable code but I continually experience that others write ugly, unreadable and wrong code. And I expect lambda will make it worse.

Benjamin Ball04/16/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (April 15)

This week's link roundup includes Chef's new Microsoft Azure integrations, Cassandra hits one million writes per second, Hadoop has a new search engine, utilizing continuous delivery, the 30 best tools for data visualization, and an answer to why Unreal Engine 4 uses C++.

Peter Zaitsev04/16/14
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Innodb redo log archiving

Percona Server 5.6.11-60.3 introduces a new “log archiving” feature. Percona XtraBackup 2.1.5 supports “apply archived logs.” What does it mean and how it can be used?