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Chen Harel08/11/14
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Oracle’s Latest Java 8 Update Broke Your Tools — How Did it Happen?

Learn how the latest Java 8 and Java 7 builds broke some popular 3rd party tools such as JRebel, Javassist, Google’s Guice, and even Groovy itself.

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.

David Catuhe08/08/14
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JavaScript: using closure space to create real private members

Closure space properties can be a great way to create really private data. You may have to deal with a small increase in memory consumption but from my point of view this is fairly reasonable.

Niels Matthijs08/07/14
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On Messing Up and Missing Deadlines

Looking at all the projects I've worked on over the years, big or small, there's been one nasty constant. A mistake that creeps up on you at least once a project and puts an indelible mark on all future work. And it has everything to do with not sticking to the optimal workflow.

Michael Mccandless08/07/14
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A new proximity query for Lucene, using automatons

As of Lucene 4.10 there will be a new proximity query to further generalize on MultiPhraseQuery and the span queries: it allows you to directly build an arbitrary automaton expressing how the terms must occur in sequence, including any transitions to handle slop.

Hubert Klein Ikkink08/07/14
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Grails Goodness: Using Bintray JCenter as Repository

Bintray JCenter is the next generation (Maven) repository. The repository is already a superset of Maven Central, so it can be used as a drop-in replacement for Maven Central.

Alec Noller08/07/14
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SQL Performance Disasters: Your DBA Just Wants to Help

Your DBA just wants to help. And when you're working with large sets of data - or any sets of data, really - sometimes that's the help you need, because small mistakes can quickly balloon into large ones.

Troy Miles08/07/14
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Ten Groovy Little JavaScript Tips

I gave this talk last year and it is still valid information. The best part is that the tips are quick and easy.

Mike Cottmeyer08/07/14
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Agile in a Remote Workplace World

How do you enable collaboration when team members are working from home? How do remote teams engage in stand up meetings, sprint planning sessions, retrospective meetings, and other Agile ceremonies?

Swathi Venkatachala08/07/14
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Raspberry Pi B+: Connect to your Pi with no display monitor, keyboard or mouse

The moment I had this credit card sized thing on my palm, I was so excited to get started with it. But then, wait! Do you need a HDMI TV or display monitor, USB keyboard and a USB mouse to connect to it? Oh really!? I was not interested to invest any further. Here is what I did.

Alec Noller08/06/14
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Dev of the Week: Andreea Borcea

This week we're talking to Andreea Borcea, developer of patient-empowering solutions for the healthcare industry, co-host of Farstuff: The IoT Podcast, and featured author in DZone's 2014 Guide to Internet of Things.

Andrew Gilmartin08/06/14
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Logging and the utility of message patterns

We use a logging layer over log4j to encourage our developers to log at any point in the code where they thought some extra context would help resolve runtime errors. The layer had to have a familiar API, be effortless to code, and cheap to call. This posting is mostly about the cost to call the logger and a little about enhancing the presentation of logged values.

Alec Noller08/06/14
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The Best of DZone: July 29 - August 5

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include the ultimate guide to Java 8 features, a beginner's guide to JPA/Hibernate entity state transitions, when to dump Scrum for Kanban, and more.

Chase Seibert08/05/14
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Why software engineers should maintain a blog

I have a few pieces of standard advice that I give to anyone starting out in software engineering. Join a startup, max out your 401k and start a blog. Why should you start blogging?