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Mark Needham08/25/14
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Neo4j: LOAD CSV - Handling Empty Columns

A common problem that people encounter when trying to import CSV files into Neo4j using Cypher’s LOAD CSV command is how to handle empty or ‘null’ entries in said files.

Steven Willmott08/25/14
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The Macro Effects of APIs – Rise of the API Economy

Having stated the Axioms in previous posts, a number of big picture questions arise: beyond how they are related to individual organizations, what effect do they have on the evolution of the web and the economy as a whole? What challenges are there in making the API Economy a reality?

Bilgin Ibryam08/25/14
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Clustered Idempotent Consumer Pattern with Infinispan

I've created a small project that shows how to use JBoss Infinispan with Apache Camel and the Idempotent Consumer Pattern to guarantee a message will not be processed twice in a clustered environment.

Joost Van Schaik08/24/14
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Querying the Windows Phone 8.1 Map When There Are Child Objects Over It

To my dismay, I also discovered that the MapTapped event does not fire either when you tap on a location where a child object is displayed. Ergo – if you tap on the cross where the Windows Phone logo is displayed, nothing happens. So how am I to find out what’s underneath there?

Alec Noller08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug. 15): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include part two of 10 possible MongoDB security mistakes, a "Hello World" example for Spring Data MongoDB with Spring MVC, the Couchbase Java SDK 2.0.0 developer preview, and more.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (August 14 to August 21). This week's topics include the Java 9 features announcement and community reactions, Java testing frameworks, code duplication, BDD and Continuous Delivery, and modern IT and DevOps.

Alec Noller08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug. 15): SQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone. This week's best include part of a series on Math & SQL, a tutorial for setting up JPA in a Java SE environment, a pair of PostgreSQL wishlists for Postgres 9.5, and more.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (August 14 to August 21). This weeks topics include microservices and PaaS, private cloud management, what is/isn't cloud computing, information security concerns, and cloud automation for Azure VM migrations.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): Enterprise Integration Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (August 14 to August 21). This weeks topics include microservices and enterprise architecture, REST API security, Spring Boot with Git and Gradle, jsonpickle and Python, and lambda architecture.

Benjamin Ball08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug 14): IoT Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone (August 14 to August 21). This week's topics include MongoDB at MachineShop, IoT and the cloud, IoT programming challenges, Arduino home automation, and the IoT protocol wars.

Jakub Kubrynski08/23/14
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Debugging OpenJDK

Sometimes debugging Java code is not enough and we need to step over the native part of Java. I spent some time to achieve proper state of my JDK to do that, so short description probably will be useful for ones starting their trip. I'll use the brand new OpenJDK 9!

Dustin Marx08/23/14
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Book Review: Arduino Home Automation Projects

Author Marco Schwartz combines high-definition photographs, clear diagrams, and sufficiently sharp screen snapshots with easy-to-follow text to describe seven projects in seven chapters of Arduino Home Automation Projects that apply Arduino to build home automation projects.

Carlos Sanchez08/23/14
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Building Docker Images with Puppet

Everybody should be building Docker images! but what if you don’t want to write all those shell scripts, which is basically what the Dockerfile is, a bunch of shell commands in RUN declarations; or if you are already using some Puppet modules to build VMs?

Peter Zaitsev08/23/14
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Trove and OpenStack

Trove is OpenStack’s implementation of a DBaaS for its cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS). And as the mission statement declares, the Trove project seeks to provide a scalable and reliable cloud database service providing functionality for both relational and non-relational database engines.

Trisha Gee08/23/14
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Getting Started with MongoDB and Java

We’ve been missing an introduction to using MongoDB from Java for a little while now - there’s plenty of information in the documentation, but we were lacking a step-by-step guide to getting started as a Java developer.