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Mike Hadlow10/31/13
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RabbitMQ Request-Response Pattern

With messaging systems, the natural pattern is send-receive. This works very well when one node wants to send some information to another or vice-versa, but isn’t so useful if one node wants to request information from another based on some criteria.

Alec Noller10/31/13
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Android 4.4 KitKat Might be Upon Us

Android users may have noticed some updates over the last couple days, because there have been a few - 16 at the time of this writing. All of the core Android apps - Play, Drive, Gmail, and so on - have been updated, and there is a lot of buzz that this might be a sign that KitKat is coming very soon.

Hasin Hayder10/31/13
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Playing with the Parse.com API

The author started using the Parse.com API not more than a week ago, and already he's fallen in love with it. The first thing that hit him was "whoa, no extra work for storing objects in my database," and that's really it. Saving data was never easier. In this article, you'll learn how to get started.

Alec Noller10/31/13
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How to Use Neo4j for Natural Language Search

This set of slides from Kenny Bastani covers the use of Neo4j for natural language search, which allows you to query databases using natural language.

Joe Stein10/31/13
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Using Apache Drill for Large Scale, Interactive, Real-Time Analytic Queries

Episode #17 of the podcast is a talk with Jacques Nadeau about Apache Drill, a modern interactive query engine that runs on top of Hadoop.

Alex Curylo10/31/13
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Resources for a Sleeper Feature of iOS 7: iBeacon

Today let’s take a look at what’s happening with one of the sleeper features of iOS 7: iBeacon! If you’ve managed to miss it so far, it is Bluetooth microlocation broadcasters to supplement the accustomed location methods.

Lukas Eder10/30/13
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CUBRID: A Lesser-Known Korean OSS Database Gem

While RedHat and Google have been dumping MySQL for MariaDB, there’s actually a third, much lesser-known option for MySQL-oriented database folks in the RDBMS market: CUBRID.

Hasin Hayder10/30/13
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Running Symfony 2 Applications in OpenShift

Openshift is a fantastic Polyglot PaaS from Redhat, and you can do a lot of things with these containers. The good news is that with free accounts, OpenShift gives three gears for free, forever. Today, in this article I will show you how to install and run your Symfony applications in OpenShift.

Jim Hirschauer10/30/13
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Technical deep dive on what’s impacting Healthcare.gov

There has been a wealth of speculation about what might be wrong with the healthcare.gov website from some of the best and brightest technology has to offer. It seems like everyone has an opinion about what is wrong yet there are still very few facts available to the public.

Allen Coin10/30/13
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Dev of the Week: Sean Hull

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 Sean Hull, author, speaker, and web performance and scalability expert.

Max De Marzi10/30/13
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Neo4j and Cypher: Translating Cypher to Java

The expressive power of Cypher is already awesome and getting better with the Neo4j 2.0 release. Let’s take a step back from the bleeding edge and see Cypher in 1.9.4 and how it can be translated into Java.

Bruno Terkaly10/30/13
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WCF Bindings: How to Implement Reliable Messaging

Ultimately, Windows Communication Foundation is a framework for building services that process XML messages. The whole point of WCF is for applications to communicate across networks. This post is about understanding some lower level details about endpoints.

Tim Murphy10/30/13
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Getting Requirements Right

I had a meeting with a stakeholder who stated “I bet you wish I wasn’t in these meetings”. My reply was that it would be much worse if she came in at the end of the project and told us we had just built the wrong solution.

Venkatesh Kris...10/30/13
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The Story of Agile and the Band-Aid

I have stepped into my 12th year of practicing Agile methods. Even now, organizations are looking at Agile as a silver bullet without fixing the root causes. The issue is that Agile was born mostly to banish the problems coming out of the Waterfall model.

Alec Noller10/30/13
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Automatic Dogfooding: Gradle and DeployGate for Android Apps

This recent blog post provides a tutorial on using DeployGate (and its Gradle Plugin) to automate the dogfooding process for Android apps. If you've had the experience of manually loading your app on people's devices for testing, it's easy enough to imagine how tiresome that can become.