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G. Ryan Spain09/16/14
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A Dashboard Confession: On Design and Utility

Paul Cothenet over at Attack with Numbers came out with a list recently which he titled "The Laws of Shitty Dashboards," in which he gives his opinion on the state of software dashboards today. In short, he's not a fan.

Rahul Rajat Singh09/15/14
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BackBone Tutorial – Part 6: Understanding Backbone.js Views

In this article, we will try to look at the View classes in Backbone.js and see how view classes help us in updating the relevant parts of the application easily.

Michael Sahota09/15/14
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Stop Agile Initiatives!

I am sick to death of Agile Initiatives because they usually fail. The core problem is that the typical approach used to initiate Agile is inconsistent with Agile goals of empowerment and engagement.

Raymond Camden09/15/14
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Proof of Concept: Live HTML checking for a textarea

Of course, from time to time I screw up and forget to close a tag or make some other mistake. For a while now I've wondered - is there an easy way to check for that and potentially catch those mistakes before I save the form?

Gil Zilberfeld09/12/14
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The Hidden Cost Of Estimation

“Why would you want a rough estimate, when I can do a more precise one?” And really, if we can do something better, why do it half way? There’s a simple answer, but I’ll give it after the long detailed one.

Rob J Hyndman09/12/14
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Generating quantile forecasts in R

A “quan­tile fore­cast” is a quan­tile of the fore­cast dis­tri­b­u­tion. Still assum­ing nor­mal­ity, we could gen­er­ate the fore­cast quan­tiles from 1% to 99% in R using...

Ajitesh Kumar09/12/14
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Quick Reference to Jasmine – Javascript Unit Testing Framework

The article represents the fundamentals concepts and code samples around Jasmine, a popular Javascript unit testing framework. This blog is written primarily to act as a quick reference to key concepts of Jasmine framework.

Andrew Pielage09/12/14
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Alternative Logging Frameworks for Application Servers: WebLogic

Welcome to the second in the blog series of using alternative logging frameworks with application servers. This entry will focus on WebLogic, specifically 12c, and configuring it to use Log4j and SLF4J with Logback.

Ajitesh Kumar09/12/14
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How AngularJS Works – Explained with Angular Code

The article is first in the series of articles that are aimed to present the angularjs in a holistic perspective (by presenting angular code side-by-side) thereby representing How AngularJS works. While talking to various developers doing both, UI and server-side programming, one thing that came out as common is the fact that AngularJS has a deep learning curve.

German Viscuso09/11/14
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Get Smart Things Talking with AllJoyn and Kii

Here's a guide to get started with AllJoyn using JavaScript binding (in Node.js) to allow peers to exchange messages. You’ll also learn how to cloud-enable the project by logging received messages on Kii for later processing. In this tutorial we’ll send text, but Kii can also send richer data such as music, photo, and video.

Remy Sharp09/11/14
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In the Middle with Center

I posted a tweet recently that confused some people. They might have thought I was trolling or being sarcastic!... But I feel like I may have to defend my opinion on this one!

Chris Odell09/11/14
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The Codesmith

We are at a point in time where people who write software are much like the craftspeople and artisans in times past. Software is not yet something that can be easily manufactured on an assembly line. So are you a codesmith?

Kai Wähner09/11/14
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Comparison of Alternatives for Stream Processing and Streaming Analytics

The article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), when stream processing makes sense, and what technologies and products you can choose from. Comparison of open source and proprietary stream processing / streaming analytics alternatives: Apache Storm, Spark, IBM InfoSphere Streams, TIBCO StreamBase, Software AG's Apama, etc.

Joost Van Schaik09/11/14
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AngularJS + TypeScript: How to Implement Validation

AngularJs supports all kinds of simple client-side validation. The simplest is data-ng-required which basically says a UI element must be filled in before the form is valid. I am picking up where I left off in my previous post – I am going to make the the phone input screen have validation.

Aruna Karunarathna09/11/14
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Using WSO2 admin services to upload Carbon Applications - With Sample

Hi all, in this post we are going to explore how to use carbon admin services and how to consume them properly. There are lot of carbon admin services available for WSO2 Carbon based product. To list out all the admin services follow the below steps. Start a WSO2 product using the following command. In this particular example I am using WSO2 ESB 4.8.0