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Tom Howlett11/08/13
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Some Principles for Collaborative Remote Software Development

When I talk to people about working remotely the focus is often on the tools. I’ve noticed the real challenge is the working relationships and maintaining these even though we are hundreds of miles apart. Working effectively as a team means considering everyone's needs

Peter Zaitsev11/08/13
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How to Recover an Orphaned .ibd File with MySQL 5.6

Today I want to show you how to do that in an easier and quicker way. In my example I’ll restore a “payment.ibd” file (payment table) from Sakila DB on a server with MySQL 5.5 (but with help from MySQL 5.6 and sandbox).

Ayende Rahien11/08/13
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Voron’s Journal: Design Decisions

I’ve spoken before about the idea behind Voron’s Journal. It allows us to do some pretty sweet things. We haven’t really run perf testing yet (we have some early benchmarks, but they aren’t ready to be talked about yet), but things are looking up.

Mike Driscoll11/08/13
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wxPython: How to Get Selected Cells in a Grid

Today we will be looking at how to get the selected cells from a wxPython grid object. Most of the time, getting the section is easy, but when the user selects more then one cell, getting the selection becomes more complicated.

Brian Gracely11/08/13
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The Cloudcast: OpenStack API Deep Dive

Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) talk to George Reese (@GeorgeReese) about what it's like to own a Tesla in Minnesota, digging deep into the state of OpenStack API's, and his view on Enterprise Clouds

Craig Matsumoto11/07/13
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Cisco’s Insieme, Revealed at Last: All Your Policy Are Belong to Us

After tantalizing the industry for more than 18 months, Cisco is revealing the software-defined networking (SDN) products and plan that Insieme has been working on. As expected, the spin-in is producing a new switch family, the Nexus 9000.

Brian Gracely11/07/13
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The Cloudcast #116: Managed OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

Aaron and Kenneth Hui (@hui_kenneth) speak with Blue Box Founder/CEO Jesse Proudman (@blueboxjesse) about OpenStack deployment issues, managed OpenStack offerings, and Cloud Foundry on top of OpenStack

Lukas Eder11/07/13
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The Code That Made Me Cry

A friend of mine recently told me about the kind of problems he’s currently struggling with in the legacy application he’s maintaining. Here’s a sample piece of code to illustrate what I’m talking about:

Alec Noller11/07/13
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Should You Avoid Distributed Database Systems?

A recent blog post suggests that distributed database systems may not be as universally useful as many believe them to be. Is there too much hype surrounding distributed databases, or is there more to the story?

Comsysto Gmbh11/07/13
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Using Spring Data Neo4j to Build Recommendation Systems

Today the author would like to introduce you to Spring Data Neo4j. To this end he implemented a little showcase application. The context of the showcase is a shop system in which it would be useful to calculate what other users also viewed – as known from many popular shopping e-commerce websites.

Matthew Dubins11/07/13
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Topic Modeling in Python and R: The Enron Email Corpus, Part 2

After posting his analysis of the Enron email corpus, the author realized that the regex patterns he had set up to capture and filter out the cautionary/privacy messages at the bottoms of peoples emails were not working. Let’s have a look at his revised Python code for processing the corpus, and some new results.

Martín Proenza11/07/13
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Revisiting The Purpose of Manager Classes

There is an old debate among developers on when to use a Manager class, or whether they are useful. In this short article, the author quickly shares his perspective on this topic and promotes a guideline for knowing when to create these types of classes.

Swizec Teller11/07/13
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52 Papers in 52 Weeks: Turing’s "On Computable Numbers..."

What better way to start off the 52 papers challenge than with the paper most computer science is based on: Alan Turing’s On Computable Numbers, With an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem? In this article, the author analyzes Turing's groundbreaking paper.

Adam Grocholski11/07/13
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Building the Source Code for your AppStudio Apps

Recently, the author was working with students at North Dakota State University on building apps for Windows Phone using AppStudio. In this post, he’ll show you how to correct these issues so that your source code generated by AppStudio builds successfully on your machine.

Trisha Gee11/07/13
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LinkedIn Etiquette

For no reason other than LinkedIn communications are starting to irritate me, here's my personal LinkedIn Etiquette guide. Feel free to disagree with it all.