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Anders Abel09/02/14
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A Geek's Nightmare

Last night I woke up after a night mare. A nightmare containing a future, “improved” version of powershell a competing blogger and Entity Framework Migrations. Slightly off topic, but I’ll share it anyway.

Chris Odell09/01/14
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No Script: The Conflict In Design

I have a question for you. When you design the front page for a business or the UI for a web application do you think about how to represent the functionality with JavaScript first or without?

Nicolas Frankel09/01/14
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Using exceptions when designing an API

Many knows the tradeoff of using exceptions while designing an application: On one hand, using try-catch block nicely segregates between regular code and exception handling code On the other hand, using exceptions has a definite performance cost for the JVM. This week has proved to me that exception handling in designing an API is a very serious decision.

Robert Diana09/01/14
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Programming Languages Job Trends: Part 2 - August 2014

In part 1 of the programming language job trends, we reviewed Java, C++, C#, Objective C, and Visual Basic. In today’s installment, we review trends for PHP, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, and PERL. Watch for part 3 in the next few days, where we will look at some emerging languages and others gaining steam.

Raymond Camden09/01/14
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My Weekend Experiment: PebbleJS

There has been an SDK for the Pebble since it came out, allowing developers to create watch faces and apps with C. You can read more about that on their developer guide site. Recently though an alternative way to develop for Pebble was released - PebbleJS.

Nikita Salnikov...09/01/14
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Leaking GPU memory - Google Chrome Edition

Our bread and butter is still memory leak detection, which was very clearly reminded to us when tracing down a GPU memory leak in a browser.

Paul Underwood08/29/14
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Using AJAX In WordPress

In the following tutorial we are going to learn how you can use AJAX in WordPress to run your own functions. The way this works in WordPress is by allowing you to attach your own actions that you can access from an AJAX request to change the content on the page.

Gil Zilberfeld08/29/14
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Superman vs. Batman: The Agile Version

I used to be Superman. I could do anything I wanted, and no one would tell me I was wrong. But Superman can be wrong. And when Superman makes a mistake, it can be a crucial mistake for the organization. In short, we don’t need Superman. We need Batman and Robin.

Johanna Rothman08/29/14
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Capacity Planning and the Project Portfolio

If you are considering doing capacity planning on what the teams can do based on their estimation or previous capacity, don’t do it. First, you can’t possibly know based on previous data. Why? Because the teams are interconnected in interesting ways.

Ian Skerrett08/29/14
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Welcome to the New Eclipse IoT Top-Level Project

I am thrilled to announce the Eclipse Board of Directors has formally approved the creation of the Eclipse IoT top-level project. This is an important milestone for our vision of creating an open source community that is creating the technology to power the Internet of Things (IoT).

Ajitesh Kumar08/29/14
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Cordova Hello World with AngularJS & Bootstrap

This article presents a quick code sample to get started with Cordova or PhoneGap and AngularJS and Bootstrap CSS framework. The interesting thing to note is that the development can be be same as if you are developing an AngularJS & Bootstrap Web app.

Konrad Garus08/28/14
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"Mastering AngularJS Directives" (Book Review)

Unlike many general introduction books, “Mastering AngularJS Directives” by Josh Kurz takes a much more specialized approach. It assumes you know AngularJS fairly well and explores just one (but arguably the most complex) of its corners: directives.

Tomasz Nurkiewicz08/28/14
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URL shortener service in 42 lines of code in... Java (?!)

Apparently writing a URL shortener service is the new "Hello, world!" in the IoT/microservice/era world. So my inner anti-hipster asked: how long would it be in Java? But not plain Java, for goodness' sake. Spring Boot with Spring Data Redis are a good starting point. All we need is a simple controller handling GET and POST:

Abishek Baskaran08/28/14
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Setting up an Ember Project Using Yeoman in Ubuntu 14.04

In this article, you'll find a step-by-step walk-through detailing how to set up an Ember project using Yeoman in Ubuntu 14.04.

Alec Noller08/27/14
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Dev of the Week: Trisha Gee

Every week, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Trisha Gee, developer at 10gen, expert in high performance Java systems, and leader in the London Java Community.