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Nilanchala Panigrahy09/01/13
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Different way to handle events in Android

Typically, events respond to user interactions. Android supports multiple ways to handle events on views. When a user clicks on an Android View, some method is getting called by the Android framework and then past the control to the application listeners.

Toni Petrina09/01/13
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DevLog: WebMatrix, GitHub, Azure and the Wonders of Continuous Deployment

That Azure and GitHub work together like a charm … wow, this just blows my mind. All Microsoft services should be as easy to integrate with as this scenario makes it.

Mitch Pronschinske08/31/13
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SDN at Verizon

Who is already using homegrown software-defined networking? Verizon is one example. Here's what they've created.

Mitch Pronschinske08/31/13
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Neo4j Control Panel (Neo4jCP) Tutorial

In this screencast you'll get a good intro to the ins and outs of Neo4j's control interface, called the Neo4j Control Panel (Neo4jCP)

Mitch Pronschinske08/31/13
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Using Celery and RabbitMQ to Schedule and Run Long Processes in Django

This tutorial takes you through the basics of setting up and using Celery and RabbitMQ to schedule and run long processes from your Django website.

David Pollak08/31/13
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Sorry System76, I'm Returning the Galago Pro

The Galago Pro is very fast for Scala-related work. I'm returning the Galago Pro. I'll wait until the Haswell MacBook Pros are released and get one of those.

Carlos Sanchez08/31/13
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PuppetConf Recap: How to Develop Puppet Modules

Last week, PuppetConf took place at the Fairmont in San Francisco, gathering Puppet users and enthusiasts from all over the world for five days of training, development and sessions.

Mitch Pronschinske08/30/13
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Networking in the Era of Overlays

SDN is all about separating planes or "overlays." Martin Casado of Nicira explains how this is a new era of networking that we are entering.

Manuel Hartl08/30/13
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Getting Started with IT Security, Part I: Security Lifecycle and Goals

This is the first in a series of articles about IT security. Part I highlights the importance of considering security during the whole software development lifecycle and enumerates and explains common security goals.

Leif Walsh08/30/13
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Write Optimization: Myths, Comparison, Clarifications

I think the reason people are convinced that B-trees are on the optimal tradeoff curve is pretty simple. Since all of the popular write optimizations are modifications to a B-tree, most people end up stuck on the B-tree tradeoff curve. But contrary to conventional wisdom, it is possible to do a lot better.

Johanna Rothman08/30/13
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Trust, Agile Program Management and Being Effective

When your management asks you for an estimate that is more than an order of magnitude estimate, it’s because they don’t trust you. Now, you can be upset about this, you can leave this alone, or you can fix this. I like fixing.

Peter Zaitsev08/30/13
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Considering TokuDB as an Engine for Timeseries Data

I am working on a customer’s system where the requirement is to store a lot of timeseries data from different sensors. For performance reasons, we are going to use SSDs, and therefore there is a list of requirements for the architecture. I actually think that TokuDB might be a good fit for this task.

Wayne Beaton08/30/13
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Eclipse Development Process 2014

One of my tasks for this quarter is to deliver a draft of an update to the Eclipse Development Process (EDP) to the Eclipse Architecture Council for their review. The process that we follow is to open bugs against Community/Architecture Council (prefixed with [EDP]), discuss them, and then incorporate the discussion into the new version of the EDP.

Olga Kouzina08/30/13
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3-D Backlog Management

Managing or prioritizing the backlog, re-prioritizing works in progress — these activities make up the most of a product owner’s work. That’s not breaking news, obviously.

Michael Palermo08/30/13
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Windows Phone Emulator: Hyper-V isn’t on

Notice that Hyper-V is not selected. To enable it, select the box next to it, and click OK. You will now be required to reboot.