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Dave Rooney09/28/14
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How to Enable Estimate-Free Development

Most of us have been there... the release or sprint planning meeting to goes on and on and on and on. It doesn't have to be like that!

Darrell Burgan09/27/14
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The NoSQL Advice I Wish Someone Had Given Me

In this article, I hope to share some of these lessons with you and give you the practical advice I wish someone would have given me before I started. So here goes.

Armel Nene09/27/14
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Big Data Architecture Best Practices

The marketing department of software vendors have done a good job making Big Data go mainstream, whatever that means. The promise of we can achieve anything if we make use of Big Data; business insight and beating our competitions to submission. Yet, there is no well-publicised Big Data successful implementation. The question is: why not?

Michael Sahota09/26/14
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Letting Go of Agile (Culture)

This post is about how we may accidentally harm organizations with Agile and how we can let go so that we may succeed.

Mike Cottmeyer09/26/14
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Telling Executive Stories

Delivery teams manage and deliver value supported by the tool user stories. While these forms support delivery team conversations well, they are inadequate to support the richer conversation needed by executives to manage investment and value. What forms the basis of these stories?

Tim Spann09/25/14
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Blue-Green Deployment with CloudFoundry

How to do blue-green deployment with CloudFoundry.

Evert Pot09/25/14
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Accessing protected properties from objects that share the same ancestry.

I realized something odd about accessing protected properties the other day. It's possible in PHP to access protected properties from other objects, as long as they are from the same class, as illustrated here:

Rob Galanakis09/25/14
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Two weeks is the worst sprint length

I still prefer one week sprints, which isn’t surprising as I’m an XP advocate. But if a team isn’t able or willing to move to one week sprints, don’t default to two weeks.

Ajitesh Kumar09/25/14
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AngularJS - 10 Best Practices to Create Custom Directives

This article represents top 10 best practices that one may want to apply while creating custom directives. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points.

Rick Delgado09/25/14
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A Short History of Computer Security Threats

Ever since people first connected their computers to the Internet, there have been people hacking into those computers, and these attacks have become more sophisticated over the years.

Michael Crump09/25/14
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Learning AngularJS One Step at a Time

I have a new in-depth article published online today called, “AngularJS: One Step at a Time”. See below for more information and a link to the online article.

Alec Noller09/24/14
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Dev of the Week: Sander Mak

This week we're talking to Sander Mak, Senior Software Engineer at Luminis Technologies, JavaOne Rockstar, and featured author in DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Alec Noller09/24/14
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The Best of DZone: September 16 - 23

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include four ways to loop over a hashmap in Java, how to reduce boilerplate code in Java applications, an infographic of the IoT developer mindshare, dropping the R and M from ORM, and more.

Alec Noller09/24/14
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WeIO: A Hardware and Software Platform for IoT

The Internet of Things is a reality that is already upon us, but it's most compelling when it's something you can create on your own. If that's of interest to you, you might want to check out WeIO, the hardware and software "Platform for Web of Things."

Chris Odell09/23/14
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Taming WordPress Taxonomies

I have created a plugin which will give users of WordPress greater control over the taxonomies that are available to them. I have called this plugin the Taxonomy Toolkit