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Christopher Blake11/21/14
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IBM Verse Takes Centre Stage delivering a New Way to Work

IBM intends to make available IBM Verse first as a beta in Q4 2014. This beta will support customers who meet certain criteria. IBM intends general service availability on the IBM Cloud in Q1, 2015, and on premises general availability late 2015.

Tomer Levi11/21/14
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Solr Cloud Performance - Windows Server 2012 R2

I would like to share with you the results and conclusions from our last Solr Cloud 4.8.1 performance tests at NICE.

Ajitesh Kumar11/21/14
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Angular JS: Two Ways to Initialize an Angular App

This article represents code samples along with related concepts for two different ways in which Angular app can be defined. The two key points are automatic initialization and manual initialization.

Shay Shmeltzer11/21/14
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Modifying the Oracle Alta Skin

n this blog/video I'm going to show you how you can further fine tune the look and feel of your Alta application by modifying and extending your skin with CSS. Since the skinning design time is not completely there for Alta in JDeveloper 12.1.3, there are a couple of tricks to help you out.

Saul Zukauskas11/21/14
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10 Must-Have JS Plugins for Busy Developers

About a year ago, my team and I reached an impasse. We built sites with PHP/Wordpress, but there was one problem: We were slow. So we analyzed our processes, searching for the easiest to install, most customizable JS scripts in the world, and saw an increase in productivity. Here are our findings.

Mike Bushong11/20/14
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The Philosophy of Network-as-a-Service

In the world of Anything-as-a-Service (I will leave the acronym to your imagination), Network-as-a-Service is not a new term. In fact, it even has its own wikipedia page which will tell you it has been used for many years now, well before the current set of service related terms in IT have become popular.

Rob J Hyndman11/20/14
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Seasonal Periods

The “fre­quency” is the num­ber of obser­va­tions per sea­son. This is the oppo­site of the def­i­n­i­tion of fre­quency in physics, or in Fourier analy­sis, where “period” is the length of the cycle, and “fre­quency” is the inverse of period. When using the ts() func­tion in R, the fol­low­ing choices should be used.

Robert Annett11/20/14
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What is a Monolith (Monoliths vs. Microservices)?

There is currently a strong trend for microservice based architectures and frequent discussions comparing them to monoliths. There is much advice about breaking-up monoliths into microservices and also some amusing fights between proponents of the two paradigms.

Maneesh Joshi11/20/14
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Top 5 Mobile APM Myths: Myths 1 & 2

There is a lot of confusion in the market today. So in this blog post, I’d like to dispel some key myths around mobile apps. And how, with the right mAPM tool, you can nail your mobile app experience — both interactivity-wise and performance-wise — and thereby win the market.

Ayende Rahien11/20/14
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Large Scale Distributed Consensus Approaches: Computing with a Hundred Node Cluster

I’m using 100/99 node cluster as the example, but the discussion also apply for smaller clusters (dozens of nodes) and bigger clusters (hundreds or thousands). Pretty much the only reason that you want to go with clusters of that size is that you want to scale out your processing in some manner.

John De Goes11/20/14
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NewTypes Aren't As Cool As You Think

My last post talked about what’s wrong with type classes. This post generated some great feedback on Reddit, so I took some of that feedback and incorporated it into a revised version of the post, but I have even more to say about “newtypes," so I decided to write another blog post.

Max Katz11/20/14
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How To Build a Farmers Market Search Hybrid Mobile App

This video shows how to build a Farmers Market search app based on a zip code. The app has two pages. The first page allows to search for farmers markets by entering a zip code. The second page shows details for a selected farmers market.

Omri Erel11/20/14
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Implementing the SaaS Maturity Model

When it comes to SaaS maturity model, maturity is not an all-or-nothing proposition, as a SaaS application can possess one or two important attributes and still manage to fit the typical definition and meet the essential business requirements.

Pieter Humphrey11/20/14
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Spring XD 1.1 M1 and 1.0.2 Released

On behalf of the Spring XD team, I am very pleased to announce the first milestone release of Spring XD 1.1 and the 1.0.2 maintenance release.

John Walter11/20/14
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WatchKit SDK Launches

With the WatchKit SDK launching, here's a preview of all of the features for developing on the Apple Watch.