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Max Katz04/13/14
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Creating a Tip Calculator Mobile App in Appery.io with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap

Smashing Magazine published an article on how to build a Tip Calculator app using mobile technologies including jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap. As Appery.io is based on jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap, the author figured he would show that it is even faster and easier to build exactly the same app in Appery.io.

S M Sohan04/13/14
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AngularJS: Refresh or Die

I think AngularJS is an amazing framework for building JavaScript apps. But oh boy, the barrier to entry is brutal to say the least. Their terminology makes it frustrating and very hard to compose a mental model of the framework. Instead of just complaining and ranting, I wanted to suggest a few concrete refactorings.

Alec Noller04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): 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 a TokuMX and MongoDB Oplog entry comparison, the release of MongoDB 2.6, announcing Couchbase Server 2.5.1, and more.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:

Sarah Ervin04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 04): Performance Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Performance Zone (Apr. 04 to Apr. 10). This week's best include the dark side of, misconceptions about, and how to avoid using the default methods of Java 8 - and an introduction to Arduino.

Sarah Ervin04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 04): Big Data Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Big Data Zone (Apr. 04 to Apr. 10). This week's best include a discussion of interoperability in the Internet of Things (IoT) discipline, a look at Apache Spark, and an adventure into Lucene's indexing process.

Alec Noller04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Mobile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone. This week's best include how to capture signatures on Android devices, an HTML5 framework for mobile web apps, Android UI tips, and more.

Alec Noller04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): 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 10 reasons Java rocks more than ever, a very bad idea in MySQL, warnings about using native SQL in Hibernate, and more.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include Continuous Delivery and PaaS, an update from the DZone Research team on the cloud industry, switching cloud-based solutions, the Cloudcast, and the DZone link roundup.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include the Heartbleed SSL bug, Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration, two very different introductions to continuous delivery, and perfect test automation.

Bill Jones04/12/14
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Review: Extending Bootstrap

I've been using bootstrap for awhile and I do feel that all the sites that use bootstrap have similar features and functionality, this book has really helped me with breaking the mold and setting out...

Sarah Ervin04/12/14
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Big Data Zone Link Roundup (Apr. 12)

For a look at what's been happening outside of the Big Data Zone, we've assembled a collection of links including the 30 best tools for data visualization, different perspectives on Hadoop and related tools, New Relic's Splunk-style Analytics, and the role of big data in the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Alec Noller04/12/14
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SQL & Python: Analyzing 8 Years of Last.fm Data

In this recent post, Matthew Lewis has taken to his Last.fm data (eight years of it) with a Python script and a SQLite database. It looks like a fun activity for anybody interested in simultaneously playing with a database and reliving the musical horrors of his or her youth.

Shan Arshad04/12/14
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Overriding Messages of Annotation-Based Validation in Spring

The author worked on a project using Annotation-based validation for form fields. He had been displaying messages to users by using the annotation property “message.” However, he had to shift those error messages to properties files so that users could select different languages.

Lisa Schultz04/12/14
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Better Real-Time Analytics and Availability with Horizontal Data Slicing

An operational database provides two main ways to distribute data across multiple nodes (or servers/computers). The first is sharding, used in MySQL and even in some newer databases such as MongoDB. The second is horizontal slicing, used by databases such as Cassandra and ClustrixDB.