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Alec Noller10/11/14
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A New Source for MEAN Stack Resources

One of the most useful aspects of MongoDB is the MEAN stack - a JavaScript-only web development stack that consists of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. For a complete collection of resources, Andreas Wienes has created mean-stack.io, an aggregator of MEAN-related content.

Mike Cottmeyer10/11/14
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Teams 101

The notion of forming complete cross functional teams is one of the most well understood concepts in the agile community but maybe one of the least implemented in practice.

Arthur Charpentier10/11/14
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Cross Validation for Kernel Density Estimation

In a post published in July, I mentioned the so-called Goldilocks principle, in the context of kernel density estimation, and bandwidth selection. The bandwidth should not be too small (the variance would be too large) and it should not be too large (the bias would be too large).

Paul Underwood10/10/14
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Output Contents Of A Doctrine Object

I've being doing a lot of development with Doctrine recently and one of the things that I found out is that the Objects it works with can be huge which makes debugging the objects quite difficult for you and the browser to process.

Alec Noller10/10/14
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Poll Results Are In: The World's Greatest Programmers

You may have seen our recent poll about the world's greatest programmers - maybe you gave an opinion! Well, the results are in, and we've created this infographic to help you visualize the rankings as determined by DZone's audience.

Borislav Iordanov10/10/14
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Jayson Skima - Validating JavaScript Object Notation Data

A crash course on JSON Schema. A nearly complete coverage of the Draft 4 specification, in brief.

James Shore10/10/14
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Agile and Predictability

It's entirely possible to make predictions with Agile. They're just as good as predictions made with other methods, and with XP practices, they can be much better. Agile leaders talk about embracing change because that has more potential value than making predictions.

Chris Odell10/10/14
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Anyone Can Be A Codesmith.

I think that anyone who writes code in any shape or form should feel free about calling themselves a codesmith. The ideals of craftmanship should be followed, with a healthy dose of pragmatism, but learning the skills to become a good coder takes time and experience.

Mark Needham10/10/14
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R: A first attempt at linear regression

I’ve been working through the videos that accompany the Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R book and thought it’d be interesting to try out the linear regression algorithm against my meetup data set.

Remy Sharp10/09/14
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WordPress -> Ghost -> Harp (part 2)

I wrote about moving away from WordPress to Ghost and then to Harp in part 1, this post details some of the specifics of my blog's implementation.

Dave Fecak10/09/14
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How To Get a Job in a Different City

Unless a candidate is considered superlative, non-local applicants are not always given the same level of attention as locals. Why might remoteness impact interview decisions (even in a tight market), and how can the potential for negative bias be minimized?

Mark Needham10/09/14
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R: Deriving a new data frame column based on containing string

I’ve been playing around with R data frames a bit more and one thing I wanted to do was derive a new column based on the text contained in the existing column.

Benjamin Ball10/09/14
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There's Finally an Official Hacker News API

They've released the API as part of a longer plan to modernize the markup and frontend of Hacker News to create a more reliable source of real-time data for readers that scrape the site for content and information. They plan to convert to a new Arc-powered engine in the next three weeks.

Ajitesh Kumar10/09/14
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Learn PHP - How to Write A Class in PHP

This article represents some high-level concepts and a code example on how to write a PHP class and use it elsewhere.

Michael Palermo10/08/14
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IsPrime Function in JavaScript

The following code sample illustrates how to use JavaScript to determine if a number provided is a prime number or not. In this example, the number is hardcoded in the JavaScript. You can edit this and experiment with other values at the isPrime at CodePen