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Omri Erel04/18/14
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Top 5 SaaS CRM Systems

Software as a Service Customer Relationship Management (Saas CRM) is a software usage model where a vendor licenses a certain software system to be utilized as a service on demand through time subscription or pay as you go.

Chris Odell04/18/14
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Release Regularly, Release Often

So why release regularly? I would argue that releasing regularly makes you code in a certain style. When you know you have a release deadline coming up, it helps to focus the mind on which issues really need fixing. It also means that you code to a minimum, and, I find, helps keeps my code lean and mean.

Jalpesh Vadgama04/18/14
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Test Driven Development is Your Friend

I have seen lots developers are not seeing benefits of Test Driven development. When you do Test Driven development there are lots of benefits. So I thought it will be good idea to write a blog post about it. t will definitely make you more productive and it’s your friend.

Adiel Isaacs04/17/14
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J2EE Images Storage within a Web Context

Are your Web Images OUT of Context? In the big coding world, say you have Web Application images that need to be uploaded or even copied from one directory to another within your application container. The Engine behind this processing is the Servlet Context or getServlet() method in some Frameworks.

Dmitriy Setrakyan04/17/14
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Five Easy Tips for Benchmarking In-Memory Data Grids

A majority of folks evaluating in-memory computing, whether it be data grid, map reduce, or streaming, do not know how to appropriately perform benchmarking. The right approach to distributed in-memory benchmarking is very different than benchmarking disk-based products, and generally requires experience and understanding of the delicate details of how network and garbage collections behave under load.

Raymond Camden04/17/14
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Open PhoneGap/Cordova Session Next Week

It has been a while, but next week (Wednesday, April 23rd) at 12PM CST, Holly Schinsky and Raymond Camden will be hosting an open Q and A session for PhoneGap and Cordova. They've run these before and they are pretty successful.

Sarah Ervin04/17/14
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Women in Tech: The Current State of Gender Bias

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women comprise 47% of the general workforce. Why then, does the same survey say that women comprise only 26.1% of all "Computer and Mathematical" occupations?

Peter Zaitsev04/17/14
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Q&A: Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes

Recently the author gave a presentation on “How to Avoid Common (but Deadly) MySQL Development Mistakes” for Percona MySQL Webinars. Here are all the questions with the author's complete answers.

Michael Mainguy04/17/14
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Continuous integration versus delayed integration

A vigorous area of debate in the development and architecture community exists around the value of Continuous Integration.

Bruno Borges04/17/14
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JavaFX and Java 8 version of the 2048 game

The author has been "busy" this weekend doing several things. But nothing more important than playing the addictive game 2048. In this article, you'll find a JavaFX version called 2048FX, so you can learn how to code a game like this and also several new features of Java SE 8 and JavaFX!

Ben Wilcock04/17/14
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Working with Google Analytics API v4 for Android

For v4 of the Google Analytics API for Android, Google has moved the implementation into Google Play Services. As part of the move, the EasyTracker class has been removed, but it's still possible to get a fairly simple ‘automatic’ Tracker up and running with little effort. In this post the author will show you how.

Alec Noller04/17/14
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Is Oracle's NoSQL Standards Body an Attempt to Hinder Progress?

You've probably heard the unexpected news that Oracle, the relational database giant, is planning to create a standards body for NoSQL databases. What does it mean, though? According to Andrew C. Oliver's "Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing," the intentions are not good.

Ayende Rahien04/17/14
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The Dark Sides of Lucene

The author has been using Lucene for the past six or seven years, and after his last post, he thought it would be a good idea to talk a bit about the kind of things that it isn't doing well.

Ross Mason04/17/14
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Mule Meets Zuul: A Centralized Properties Management – Part I, Server Side

It is always recommended to use Spring properties with Mule, to externalize any configuration parameters. For example, the Acme APIfrom my previous post connects to an external database. So instead of hard-coding connectivity options inside my application code, I would create a properties file.

Paul Reed04/17/14
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Continuous Deployment... or Continuous Annoyment?

This episode takes a look at a core component of continuous delivery: the application update mechanism. We talk a bit about our collective experiences supporting update paths, and whether or not that’s actually good for customers, or it’s just a myth we hear parroted constantly.