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Allan Kelly09/09/14
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Agile outside of software

While not every Agile practice can be taken out of software development and used someplace else the roots of Agile mean that the principles, values and ideas which Agile is built on can be. In your domain Agile as now known might work quite well, but in someone else’s domain there may be more need to think deeper.

Mike Bushong09/09/14
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On building teams: experience or talent?

Obviously when you hire, you want to find a good mix of experience and talent. But a perfectly balanced straddle between the two is impossible. So when forced to choose between them, which do you choose: experience or talent?

Ian Skerrett09/09/14
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Join the new Virtual IoT Meetup Group

In the past year, IoT events and IoT meetup groups have been created all over the world. A lot of the Meetup groups, including the one I attend in Ottawa, have great content and networking opportunities. Similarly, there is a wealth of IoT events that you can attend throughout the year.

Chris Odell09/09/14
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SOHO Agile: Is agile relevant to the SOHO developer?

Agile is often seen as a team process, and certainly agile lends itself to team activities. So can you apply agile to the Sole Home Office developer?

Mateusz Haligowski09/08/14
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Programmer, know thy tools!

On the importance on non-programming skills in the job of a programmer.

Ajitesh Kumar09/08/14
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AngularJS Coding Best Practices

This article lists some of the best practices that would be useful for developers while they are coding with AngularJS. These are out of my own experiences while working on AngularJS, and I am sure there can be more, so please suggest/comment such that they could be added to the list below.

Robert Diana09/06/14
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Geek Reading September 5, 2014

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

Lucas Saldanha09/05/14
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Pitfalls of Agile Software Development

In this post I discuss three pitfalls of agile software development faced by developers when trying to make changes in the development process at "non-agile" companies.

Rahul Rajat Singh09/05/14
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BackBone Tutorial - Part 5: Understanding Backbone.js Collections

Every application needs to create a collection of models which can be ordered, iterated and perhaps sorted and searched when a need arises. Keeping this in mind, Backbone also comes with a collection type which makes dealing with collection of models fairly easy and straight forward.

Maarten Ectors09/05/14
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Instant Big Data Stream Processing = Instant Storm

Every 6 months at Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, I work on something technical to test our tools first hand and to show others new ideas. This time around I created an Instant Big Data solution, more concretely “Instant Storm”.

John Georgiadis09/05/14
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Deploying the MongoDB Morphia ODM in OSGi

Morphia is an ODM library for MongoDB. It may be considered as the lightweight alternative of Spring Data MongoDB or as a richer version of Jongo. The Morphia core JAR is OSGi-ready. However enabling entity class resolution in Morphia when running in an OSGi container such as Apache Karaf requires a few additional steps.

Geertjan Wielenga09/04/14
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Knockout.js Client for Java EE RESTful Web Service

Learn how to use the JavaScript framework Knockout.js to consume RESTful web services written in Java.

Lorna Mitchell09/04/14
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Compiling PHP Extensions

There are lots of reasons why you might like to compile your own PHP extensions. I haven't seen a really approachable guide anywhere, we tend to speak of extensions in hushed tones, and actually it isn't particularly tricky so here is my quick how-to guide.

Paul Hammant09/04/14
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Nearly All CMS Technologies Suck

They don’t use source-control as their backing store, and can’t possibly allow round-trip editing of content. As such technical perfectionists have been divorced and the TCO has gone ridiculously high because of lock-in, Conway’s Law, and concerted efforts to price their apps as cure-alls. I’m not interested in CMS applications, platforms, frameworks, or libraries that use a relational schema for storage of canonical content.

Paul Underwood09/04/14
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Getting Started With Composer In PHP

In this tutorial we are going to learn about composer and how we can use it to develop our PHP applications.