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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.

Arun Manivannan10/23/14
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Akka Notes: Child Actors and ActorPath - 6

Actors are completely hierarchical. Whatever Actors that you create HAS to be a child of some other Actor. Let's analyze that a bit.

Alec Noller10/23/14
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Raspberry Pi's Ebon Upton Shows Off Upcoming Touchscreen and Pi-Top

If you've been fruitlessly poking at your Raspberry Pi and hoping for something to happen, you're in luck: a touchscreen display is coming.

Francesca Krihely10/23/14
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MongoDB Management Service Re-imagined: The Easiest Way to Run MongoDB

We consistently hear that getting started with MongoDB is easy, but scaling to large configurations that include replication and sharding can be challenging. With MMS, it is now much easier.

Erich Styger10/23/14
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How NOT to Solder Headers on a Board

When I asked all student groups to solder the headers on the Freescale FRDM-KL25Z board, I received one report that the board does not work any more. A quick inspection of the board showed this: