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Kristina Chodorow10/11/13
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The Rise of Big Data

While helping a MongoDB user with a sharding issue - his chunks weren't splitting - the author learned an important lesson about big data and tactfulness.

Andrey Prikaznov10/11/13
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Infographic: Anatomy of a Perfect Page

Thematic collections of infographics are always interesting for people. Especially if it is somehow related to their field of activity. Recently, the author prepared another collection, this one devoted to the structure of a web page.

Don Pinto10/10/13
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Libcouchbase with C++ and Threads (1/2)

See the new capabilities in the "more standard" set of C++ bindings for libcouchbase. Libcouchbase is the Couchbase client for C and C++.

Rob Sanders10/10/13
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Importing a Twitter Archive into SQL Server 2014

In this article, you will learn how to populate an archive of Twitter data into SQL Server 2014. This process can apply to older versions of SQL Server as well.

Maximiliano Firtman10/10/13
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Home Screen Web Apps for Android Thanks to Chrome 31

We’ve been dealing with web apps on iOS for a couple of years: These are websites that, after Home Screen installation, become full-featured, full-screen apps from the user’s perspective. Finally, Chrome 31 brings that approach to Android devices.

Mitch Pronschinske10/10/13
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Coder Reactions Part 1

Your life as a coder... in gifs. We have three in store for you this weekend. Feel free to send us your own coder gif reactions.

Alec Noller10/10/13
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Better Android Info: Google Announces Analytics Integration

A recent article from thenextweb.com reported that Google now supports integration of Google Analytics accounts with the Google Play Developer Console. This means that developers have a new resource for monitoring and understanding the way their apps are used.

Mitch Pronschinske10/10/13
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A Revolution (Revelation?) in Networking

This video is an introduction to OpenFlow and software-defined networking by Dan Pitt from opennetworking.org.

Giorgio Sironi10/10/13
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Revisiting Conway's law

The assertion following by Conway's law is: if you want cohesive and decoupled systems, put different teams at work on each of them, so that the communication structures of the teams resemble what you want to achieve with projects.

Rob Allen10/10/13
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Changing the GitHub IRC Hooks Notification Events

We use the IRC hook to receive notifications to the IRC channel (#joind.in on freenode) when interesting things happen on the GitHub repositories. We noticed recently that we were being notified about more types of things happening on some repositories compared to others, so I decided to investigate.

Anders Abel10/10/13
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Improving Unit Testing with FluentAssertions

FluentAssertions is an alternative assertion library for unit tests, to use instead of the methods in Assert class that Microsoft provides. It has much better support for exceptions and some other stuff that improves readability and makes it easier to produce tests.

Alec Noller10/10/13
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Refcard Expansion Pack: CSS3 Basics

This week, DZone has released its latest Refcard: CSS3 Basics. For those of you interested in digging deeper into CSS3, we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic over the past two years. Here are 10 extra resources for CSS3 Basics!

Diego Fernandez10/10/13
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A Brief Introduction to JavaScript Objects

When you come from a class-based programming language, using objects in JavaScript feels weird: Where is the class keyword? How can I do inheritance? In this article, you will see that JavaScript is actually pretty simple. It supports class-like definition of objects and single-inheritance out of the box.

Kevin Remde10/10/13
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How safe is my Windows Azure virtual machine?

If a virtual machine gets compromised and some harmful or malicious (likely both) files get saved on the virtual machine’s hard disk, isn’t that file also a threat to the virtualization host on which it’s running?

Don Pinto10/10/13
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Game Servers and Couchbase with Node.js - Part 2

In this part of the series, we will be implementing session management and authenticated endpoints (endpoints that require you to be logged in). Lets get started!