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Raymond Camden08/13/14
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Centering a Google Map on America

Earlier this morning I was building a Google Map demo for a client and I needed to center a Google Map on America. There are a couple ways of doing this and I thought I'd share them along with some screen shots so you can see the results.

Ricci Gian Maria08/13/14
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Git submodule update error: Permission Denied Publickey

It could happen when you clone a Git Repository with submodules, issuing a git submodule update command, that you are prompted with this error error.

Ajitesh Kumar08/13/14
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AngularJS Interview Questions: Set 2

This article presents another set of 10 interview questions for you to try your understanding of AngularJS fundamentals. You may find some of them to be tricky ones. These questions primarily focus on the angular application initialization process.

Arnon Rotem-gal-oz08/13/14
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Introduction to Big Data - Presentation

I presented Big Data to Amdocs’ product group last week. One of the sessions I did was recorded so I might be able to add here later. Meanwhile you can check out the slides.

Nikhil Kuriakose08/13/14
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Navigating XML using Cypher

Cypher is a neat way to manipulate a Neo4j database. It would be equally amazing if the Xml graph could be queried with Cypher as well.

Has Altaiar08/13/14
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How I Reduced Worker Role Time from >5 Hours to <1 Hour

This post talks about my experience in reducing the execution time of the Worker Role from above 5 hours to under 1 hour. This Worker Role is set up to call some external APIs to get a list of items with their promotions and store them locally.

Dustin Marx08/13/14
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Book Review: Creating Flat Design Websites

Creating Flat Design Websites introduces the concept of flat web designs and provides descriptions, code examples, and visual examples. This relatively short book provides a nice introduction into what constitutes flat design and how the reader can begin creating his or her own flat design websites.

Mike Driscoll08/12/14
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The new sh Package: A subprocess wrapper

The project’s documentation has lots more information and additional examples that are worth your time perusing. It tells you how to accomplish sub-commands, get exit codes, piping, sub-commands and more.

Benjamin Ball08/12/14
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An Early Mover's Guide to the Internet of Things

In the very near future, as more and more things connect to the internet, internet connectivity from IoT devices will dwarf the amount of traditional web browsing. The core standards and assumptions that will drive this next revolution in computing technology are still being established.

Dave Fecak08/12/14
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"...but I'm negotiable"

Never start negotiating downward until some objection is provided, and don’t mistake the silence of an interviewer as an objection.

Steven Lott08/12/14
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Some Basic Statistics

I've always been fascinated by the essential statistical algorithms. First, some basics. Once we have these, though, the definitions of mean and standard deviation become simple and kind of cool.

Gonzalo Ayuso08/12/14
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Upgrading Cordova-Android Apps Outside Google Play Store with AngularJS

Recently I’ve been working on enterprise mobile apps. These apps aren’t distributed using any marketplace, so I need to handle the distribution process. This post is about one big problem that appears when we need to upgrade our apps: how does the user know that there’s a new version of the application?

Rob Galanakis08/12/14
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You must manage what you can’t measure

If you want to truly engage with employees as empowered and creative individuals, you must manage what you can’t measure. If you want to create a learning organization optimized for long-term health, you must manage what you can’t measure.

Nicolas Frankel08/11/14
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Sanitizing webapp outputs as an an afterthought

For sure, software security should be part of every developer’s requirements: they should be explained and detailed before development. Unfortunately, it happens in real life that this is not always the case. I’ve been thinking about a way to sanitize the output of a large-scale legacy Spring MVC application in a reliable way (i.e. not go on each page to fix issues).

Robert Greathouse08/11/14
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Create Your Own Private Docker Registry

Shortly after you start building docker containers you will realize that you need some place to publish your images. You could push to the central docker registry. However, the central registry is public. Not a great idea if you are working on a private project.