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Val Huber11/18/14
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5 Critical REST Services for Mobile Developers

Having built REST servers from scratch, I can confidently say that building REST server from scratch takes a lot of code and time. To save you time, here are the five critical REST services your team must have in order to stand up to the test of building an enterprise mobile back-end server.

Adrian Matei11/18/14
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How to Compress Responses in Java REST API with GZip and Jersey

There may be cases when your REST api provides responses that are very long. In order to optimize performance, in this post I will present how you can SELECTIVELY compress your REST API responses, if you’ve built it in Java with Jersey, which is the JAX-RS Reference Implementation (and more).

Burke Holland11/17/14
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Video: AngularJS Directives For The Rest Of Us

Burke Holland explains the concept of AngularJS Directives in familiar jQuery terms

Burke Holland11/17/14
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Video: How To Build Chrome Apps

Burke Holland looks at what it takes to build a Chrome App and some of the “Gotchas”.

Mike Bushong11/17/14
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The power of Clustering Illusion when managing image

It’s fairly self-evident that you need to have positive data points, but you need to understand that people will tend to view things in clusters. Once you know that, swaying perception (either positively or negatively) is an exercise in creating clusters.

James Lorenzen11/17/14
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Groovy Spring Bean for Static Factory

I started playing around with Grails again recently and ran into a problem trying to create a bean in the Grails resources.groovy file for a static factory. After several frustrating hours trying to find the right combination, I eventually stumbled upon an answer.

Ross Mason11/17/14
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Performance Impact of an IO-Intensive Application

If you’ve ever worked on performance issues with an IO- intensive app, there is a good chance you already know that the application performance degrades when the disks are stressed out. This fact is usually well known, but the reasons behind it aren’t always clear. I’d like to try and clarify what’s going on behind the scenes.

Mike Cottmeyer11/17/14
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Some Thoughts on Agile Transformation in Big Companies

I am under no illusions that this post will be the definitive explanation, but I spend a TON of time talking to people and level setting before I can have any kind of intelligent conversation on agile, so I want to explore some of the points that I think resonate.

Mike Bushong11/17/14
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The Case for Hybrid Clouds

Businesses rely on flexibility, cost advantage, and time-to-market for new innovations. For companies that rely on IT to drive new products and innovations, the computing infrastructure looks a lot like their software development infrastructure in terms of either creating barriers or opening up opportunities.

Simon Brown11/17/14
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Simple Sketches for Diagramming Your Software Architecture

If you’re working in an agile software development team at the moment, take a look around at your environment. Whether it’s physical or virtual, there’s likely to be a story wall or Kanban board visualising the work yet to be started, in progress and done.

G. Ryan Spain11/17/14
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The Best of the Week (Nov. 07): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (November 07 - November 14). Including Centrify and MongoDB integration, Indexing in Neo4j, and Tag-Aware sharding.

Lammert Westerhoff11/17/14
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iOS Localization Tricks for Storyboard and NIB Files

Localization in iOS from Interface Builder designed UI has never been without any problems. In this post I'll show a couple of tricks that can help with the Localization of Storyboard and Nib files.

Zachary Bedell11/17/14
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Creating a Microsoft Login Button Using PHP

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a Microsoft login button for your website using PHP.Microsoft Log-in means asking user to grant access to his/her Microsoft live information like email id, username etc.

Mitch Pronschinske11/16/14
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4 Developer Career Journeys

If you’re trying to figure out whether you want to embark on a certain career path, or if you’re trying to find out how one breaks into that same career field and then progresses through it, I think it’s helpful to listen to the stories of people who have walked that path before.

Rick Delgado11/16/14
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Flash Drives or Disk Drives: Who Owns the Future?

While flash seems like the way of the future, it’s difficult to say for how long. It goes without saying that technologies improve and there will always be bigger and better.