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Steven Lott10/24/14
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Using Bottle as a miniature demo server

Bottle doesn't do much. But what little it does do is a pretty tidy fit with tiny little demonstrations of super-simple HTML interactions.

Gen Furukawa10/24/14
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How Is Google Analytics So Damn Fast?

TL; DR: Google Analytics stores a massive amount of statistical data from web sites across the globe. Retrieving reports quickly from such a large amount of data requires Google to use a custom solution that is easily scalable whenever more data needs to be stored.

Ronny Bräunlich10/24/14
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Assemble Your Custom Apache Karaf with the Karaf-Maven-Plugin

From time to time I like to test my bundles in a real environment. Because of that the plugin is a great way to save the steps of unzipping a new Karaf, adding my feature and installing it. The plugin basically serves my laziness but before the lazy part starts we have to do some work to get the plugin running.

Anders Abel10/24/14
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Partial Commits with Git

Every once in a while I’m working on a feature, only to discover that I need to extend another part of the code first. If I was disciplined, I would create another branch at that point. But I’m not.

Val Huber10/24/14
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Prepare for Connected Enterprise using REST APIs

A connected enterprise offers more opportunities, along with new challenges for IT leaders. On the one hand, it enables organizations to grow the business by taking part in the growing mobile, cloud and social networking revolution by reducing transaction costs with direct customer engagement.

Alec Noller10/24/14
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How the Internet of Things Will Impact Your Employment

It's pretty clear: IoT is the future. If you're working in IoT or plan to be soon, it sounds like you won't have any trouble find a job - and getting paid, for that matter - but what does this future of employment look like for everybody else?

Allan Kelly10/24/14
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Contracts for Agile

Last week I did a presentation to the Agile 4 Agencies meet up group on the topic of “Agile Contracts” - although I believe “Contracts for Agile” might have been a better title.

Eric Minick10/24/14
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Testers may never be happy

I suspect that the correlations between methods/tools and confidence are pretty weak. Time to market is key, and teams try to balance quality and time to market. Better approaches to testing and driving quality may not drive higher quality software at release time, but rather bring forward the release.

Ross Mason10/24/14
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How to Build a Successful API Program

Companies who identify and expose core capabilities as well-defined, well-managed APIs are essentially making their business “programmable.” For these businesses, APIs act as an innovation layer that allows them to quickly capitalize on new market opportunities and engage with their customers.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu10/24/14
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Understanding Information Retrieval by Using Apache Lucene and Tika - Part 3

This is a sequal of what was presented in part 1 and part 2 of this tutorial; after indexing and querying we can highlight the results of a search by making use of Highlighter(s).

Troy Hunt10/24/14
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Disabling SSL 3 in Azure Websites

Just a quick one as it’s mostly explained in How to Disable SSL 3.0 in Azure Websites, Roles, and Virtual Machines, but there are a few bits worth adding. Oh – just in case POODLE was news to you, go back and read my post on Everything you need to know about the POODLE SSL bug from last week.

Erich Styger10/24/14
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Putting Code of Files into Special Section with the GNU Linker

The GNU Linker (ld) is very powerful. This time I wanted to put all my Processor Expert generated code into its own dedicated section. This is useful for example to have a bootloader or a library inside a special area in FLASH. It was not obvious how to do this with the linker, but with some trial and error, I finally managed it.

Chris Odell10/23/14
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What's the Meta in WordPress

I hope this quick post will get you thinking about how to use meta data in WordPress and your plugin development.

Benjamin Ball10/23/14
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8 Docker Deployment Patterns

I recently came across an interesting blog post that pulls together some different Docker design patterns that you might find useful. Vidar Hokstad wrote this blog article, and he has quite a bit of experience with Docker, especially in using Docker to create repeatable builds without data loss.

Cal Evans10/23/14
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What Developers Want Recruiters to Know

I post this not to belittle or ridicule recruiters. I think that good recruiters are a valuable part of the tech ecosystem. I post this to hopefully help more recruiter become good recruiters.