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Tony Russell-rose12/05/12
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Search Solutions 2012: Highlights and Reflections

It’s around this time of year that I re-acquaint myself with a familiar sequence of events: an initial period of doubt as to whether it’s all really worth it, then a sense of relief as the day passes off without incident, and finally a degree of satisfaction that maybe it wasn’t such a bad idea after all.

Lorna Mitchell12/05/12
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Datapoint: Weather API from the MetOffice

I've been working on a weather-related hobby project and noticed that MetOffice had released a new API called DataPoint. They have a selection of APIs, including some map overlays and some actual weather data, but I was especially charmed by their text APIs.

Greg Duncan12/05/12
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A Story-Based Approach to "Testing for Continuous Delivery"

This ebook presents a narrative-based approach to understanding the "changing world of testing."

Matteo Pagani12/05/12
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Nokia Announces Premium Developer Program

Nokia has recently announced a new initiative for Windows Phone developer that is really interesting. At the same price of a standard Windows Phone account for developers (which is $99) you receive the following benefits...

Daniel Bartl12/05/12
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Real-Time Twitter Heat Map with MongoDB

Tweets basically offer two “layers” of information. The second layer is metadata. This metadata can be leveraged to experience data from Twitter in a lot of exciting new ways!

Andrzej Grzesik12/04/12
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Review of Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations

Presentation Patterns is a new book about creating and delivering presentations. Authors: Neal Ford, Matthew McCullough and Nathaniel Schutta have huge speaking experience, and while they share a...

Mike Hadlow12/04/12
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Check Out EasyNetQ - A .NET API for RabbitMQ

Today I added a small but very nice feature: better client properties.

Ayende Rahien12/04/12
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The Command Design Pattern, Not Completely in Fashion

In most business scenarios, there really is no good way to undo things. How would you implement SendEmailCommand.Undo(), for example?

Andreas Kollegger12/04/12
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Neo4j.org - A New Path

So we set out to create a new, informative Neo4j.org for everyone. Being Techies we moved from Wordpress to an node.js express app which is running on Heroku and hosted on GitHub. It is now easier than ever to contribute to the site.

Stoimen Popov12/04/12
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Algorithm of the Week: Longest Increasing Subsequence

A very common problem in computer programming is finding the longest increasing (decreasing) subsequence in a sequence of numbers (usually integers). Here's a practical way to do so.

Clark Sell12/04/12
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31 Days of Windows 8 for HTML5 | Day #24: Light Sensor

Today, we are taking a look another one of the sensors we might find in a Windows 8 device: the Light Sensor.

Hirvesh Munogee12/04/12
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Datamaps - a JavaScript Library for Interactive Maps in Data Visualizations

DataMaps is a JavaScript library for interactive maps for data visualizations. DataMaps is bundled into a single JavaScript file.

Tim Murphy12/04/12
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Microsoft at the End of the World: 2012 in Review

The end of the world must be coming. Not because the Mayan calendar says so, but because Microsoft is innovating more than Apple. Let’s take a look at what 2012 has brought us.

Ben Kepes12/04/12
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AWS, Redshift and Co-Opetition

Long time technology commentators understand the tensions between platform companies, intent on both growing their business and creating a healthy ecosystem, and ecosystem partners who leverage what the platform brings, but remain apprehensive about the long term intensions of the platform vendor.

Brian Gracely12/04/12
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The Cloudcast, Ep. 66: Developing Apps for the Public Cloud

In this mini-cast from AWS re:Invent, Aaron speaks with Solomon Hykes from dotCloud about developing apps for public cloud and differences in PaaS platforms.