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Benjamin Ball11/16/14
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The Best of the Week (Nov 7): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (November 07 - November 14). This week's topics include building microservices with Spring Boot, JSF versus JSP, package dependencies, microservice security, and testing HTTPS connections.

Phil Whelan11/16/14
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5 Evolving Docker Technologies

This post is only the tip of the iceberg for the number of technologies in this ecosystem. New solutions are being announced almost every week and with each iteration existing technologies are bending and adapting according to the new landscape. The Docker ecosystem itself is evolving and evolving rapidly.

Michael Sahota11/16/14
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Scrum and Kanban: Getting the Most from Each

Scrum is the most popular Agile methodology with Kanban a growing second choice. Learn about the core parts of each one as well as how they differ so that you can find the best fit for your team or organizational context.

Hüseyin Akdoğan11/16/14
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Introduction to Elasticsearch Snapshot and Restore Module

When working with large amounts of data, backup and--if necessary--restoring is an important requirement. Elasticsearch has a snapshot and restore module that addresses this need.

Kane Mar11/16/14
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The Agile Reader - Weekend Edition: 11/14/2014

The Weekend Edition is a list of some interesting links found on the web to catch up with over the weekend. It is generated automatically, so I can’t vouch for any particular link but I’ve found the results are generally interesting and useful.

Robert Diana11/16/14
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Geek Reading November 14, 2014

These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

David Shepherd11/16/14
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Southern Fried Agile: A Shift in Perspective

Besides my personal perspective shifts, Southern Fried Agile was representative of a number of other perspective shifts ongoing in the agile community.

Peter Verhas11/16/14
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When Null Checking Miserably Fails

Before going on I have to state that the techniques described in this article serve no practical purpose when we program Java. It is like a crossword or puzzle. Nevertheless, here's a mind puzzler over how to fix all your "null" problems.

Marco Siccardi11/16/14
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How to capture a photo in your Windows Phone 8.1 Runtime app - Part I: The Preview of the Photo to Capture

With the recent release of the public beta of RandR, I also learned a lot about taking photos from within an Windows Phone 8.1 app. There are several differences to Windows Phone 8, so I decided to start this three part series on how to capture a photo in your app.

Ana-maria Mihalceanu11/16/14
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Step by Step Java Web Application Development using IBM Bluemix PaaS (Part 1)

This article aims to showcase how easy is to develop a java web application on a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) like IBM Bluemix. Technologies involved are Java 1.6 or higher, Servlets, JSP, SQL DB database service available on Bluemix, Liberty for Java runtime, GIT and any IDE desired for implementation (eclipse is being recommended by Bluemix documentation, but I used NetBeans).

Suraj Kumar11/16/14
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Why Should Developers Consider a Cloud Based Platform for Coding?

Why are developers gung-ho about the cloud and why is it imperative that they maximize its potential? Take a look!

Ana-maria Mihalceanu11/16/14
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Step by Step Java Web Application Development using IBM Bluemix PaaS (Part 2)

This article contains step by step implementation of an java web application for Bluemix. In the previous article, we have created an application through Bluemix dashboard, binded it to a database service and now we have its first version stored locally, in our IDE workspace.

Mike Ruderman11/16/14
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Stop Investing in Manual Regression Cycles

Manual regressions are an old necessity in the software industry or are they? Today in a mutli-browser world and short release cycles on the rise the amount of time spent on manual regressions is rising as well. Visual UI validation can decrease time spent on manual regressions and increase productivity.

Benjamin Ball11/15/14
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The Best of the Week (Nov 7): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (November 07 - November 14). This week's topics include the case for hybrid clouds, cloud productivity and innovation, LXD and Docker, 5 evolving Docker technologies, and a recap of the latest in the cloud wars.

Ajitesh Kumar11/15/14
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Top 3 Javascript IDEs/Text Editors to Consider

This article represents the top 3 Javascript IDE/Text Editors that you may want to explore for your next project for Javascript related development.