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Paul Fremantle04/14/14
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Internet of Things - Protocols and Access Keys

There was considerable interest in the MQTT interop session on standardizing the use of OAuth2 tokens with the protocol. My personal prediction is that MQTT and HTTP become the most-used IoT protocols, and I strongly urge (and hope) that OAuth2 tokens will become the de-facto model across both of these.

Amar Mattey04/14/14
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Effective Testing around Hibernate/ORM layer

As applications that use Hibernate or any ORM frameworks grow complex, lots of performance issues don't get enough attention until it is too late. This article accounts for SLA time as part of the junits and allows developers to think in terms of calculating the number of calls hibernate is going to make in the background. This allows for developers to deal with facts rather than assumptions.

Grzegorz Poznac...04/14/14
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Mule best practices backed by MUnit tests

A few words about coping with complex flows (not the ones you would see in every demo app) and how to properly test them using thriving Mule testing framework - MUnit.

Mpumelelo Msimanga04/14/14
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Make Your Reports Dynamic by Putting HTML Code Snippets in Your Data Warehouse

This post details how you should put some of your HTML reporting components in your data warehouse to give you a flexible and easily maintained set of components to include in all your reports.

Alec Noller04/14/14
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7 Tips for Using RxJava on Android

It's pretty clear that some people are very fond of RxJava, but that's not to say there are no hurdles to overcome. This recent post explores the author's first foray into RxJava, and while his opinion is clearly favorable, he suggests that there was a fairly substantial learning curve.

Steven Willmott04/14/14
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Growing the API Ecosystem - APITools for App Consumers

APItools provides a proxy layer that enables tracking, control and analysis of traffic going to and from the APIs used by your Apps. The system means you can transform inbound and outbound calls to an API without having to rewrite your app.

Gilberto Holms04/14/14
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Export Audit Trail from Database SOA 10g and 11g

For a long time I thought that was impossible to query the SOA composite instance audit trail directly from database. Several references on internet said that only SOA Management APIs could understand the format in which this information is stored into SOA Dehydration Store.

Benjamin Ball04/14/14
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DevOps Zone Link Roundup (Apr. 14)

For a look at what's been happening outside of the DevOps Zone, we've assembled links from around the web, including a look at NGINX for web integration, release testing with CD, a Puppet change impact tool called Gonzo, Windows and Microsoft Azure updates from Chef and Puppet Labs, and more.

Comindware Inc.04/14/14
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Essential Characteristics of Effective Cloud-Based Project Collaboration Tools

Cloud-based collaboration tools are becoming more and more popular. From instant messaging to file and document management, from video conferencing to remote access, from collaborative mind-mapping to knowledge sharing, and everything in between, there’s most possibly a cloud-based app you can try.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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Cisco’s Howie Xu: On Learning the Rhythms of OpenStack

After tracking him from VMware to Big Switch Networks and then to Cisco, we thought it might be nice to talk to Howie Xu about something besides changing jobs. Turns out he’d recently started looking into OpenStack, approaching it with a point of view steeped in networking and virtual switching.

Tatiana Crawford04/14/14
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OpenSSL Heartbleed Security Update

As of Tuesday, April 8th, all CloudPassage production systems have been updated and are no longer vulnerable. All communication between the Halo agents and the Halo analytics engine use message-level encryption, encrypting each payload, in order to mitigate SSL vulnerabilities at the transport layer.

Ariya Hidayat04/14/14
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Supersonic JavaScript

The topic is on changing the way we think about optimizing JavaScript code.

Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Max Katz04/13/14
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Creating a Tip Calculator Mobile App in Appery.io with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap

Smashing Magazine published an article on how to build a Tip Calculator app using mobile technologies including jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap. As Appery.io is based on jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap, the author figured he would show that it is even faster and easier to build exactly the same app in Appery.io.