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Mike Cottmeyer10/14/14
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Teams 102

In this post, I want to go just a little deeper on the notion of teams and challenge some of the common thinking around agile and agile transformation.

Max Katz10/14/14
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Using Cloud Tools to Build Enterprise Mobile Apps With APIs Fast

Two weeks ago I attended and presented at the awesome API Strategy and Practice conference in Chicago. Many sessions were recorded so you can watch them when you have time. My session: Using cloud tools to build enterprise mobile apps with APIs fast was part of the Enterprise track.

Sami Ekblad10/14/14
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Getting started with Vaadin in Liferay portal

Vaadin has became a popular choice of web applications in many platform and Liferay portal is no exception. There are several business applications built with it and this year's Marketplace app contest Vaadin-based applications took a double-win.

Johanna Rothman10/14/14
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Management Feedback: Are You Abrasive or Assertive?

We all need feedback. Managers need feedback, too. Because managers leverage the work of others, they need feedback even more than technical people.

Vinod Kumaar Ra...10/13/14
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Using Log4J2 with SLF4J in a Spring 4 MVC

In one of the spring web applications we decided to use Log4J2 with SLF4J; when we deployed the web app in tomcat server along with the required jars we stumbled on the issue multiple binding for SLF4J and spring dependencies not getting satisfied.

Benjamin Ball10/13/14
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How Do Cloud Developers Know When an App is "Done"? (JavaOne 2014)

This slideshow from a recent JavaOne session by Daniel Bryant was posted that elaborates on some of the obstacles for developing in the cloud. Bryant is a principal consultant at OpenCredo, and he has a lot to say about cloud development, useful tools, and helpful techniques.

Nati Shalom10/13/14
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Our Open Source Cloud (Re) Architecture with OpenStack + TOSCA

In this post I want to share some of the stories behind the design of Cloudify 3.0 and the approach that we have taken to make Cloudify *native* to OpenStack. I would first start by outlining our motivation behind this approach.

Pubudu Dissanayake10/13/14
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How to draw a Control flow graph & Cyclometric complexity for a given procedure

Cyclomatic complexity is a software metric used to measure the complexity of a program. This metric measures independent paths through the program's source code.

Rick Delgado10/13/14
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5 Things You Shouldn't Store in the Cloud

Mobile users and enterprises are turning to the cloud to meet their storage needs, backing up a variety of data from emails to pictures. While the cloud can act as storage expansion and major cost saver for those with limited storage space, there are a few things that are best stored elsewhere.

Prabath Siriwardena10/13/14
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OAuth 2.0 Chain Grant Type Profile

Once the audience restriction is enforced on OAuth tokens, they can only be used against the intended audience. You can access an API with an access token that has an audience restriction corresponding to that API.

Trevor Parsons10/13/14
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Logs: The Most Fine-grained Data Source

Logs are the most fine-grained data source for understanding today’s system. Unlike traditional monitoring and analytics tools, logs capture every single event so that you can understand not only the general trends, but EXACTLY what happened, in what order, and by whom.

Miroslav Kopecky10/12/14
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Scala 4 Spring MVC without Web.XML: WebConfig Class Configuration with Localization

In my previous article I was writing about Scala 4 Spring MVC without Web.XML and how to handle static resources accessed by AngularJS front-end client. In this article I will show how to connect the application with Apache Tiles 3.0.

Tim Murphy10/12/14
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Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

Old developers can easily get set in their ways especially if they work in one environment for a dozen years or more. So how do you overcome the “that is the way it has always been done” mentality that sets in?

Benjamin Ball10/12/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 3): Cloud Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Cloud Zone (Oct 3 to Oct 9). This week's topics include app development in the cloud, CloudStack simulator on Docker, datacenter resource fragmentation, distributed in-memory aggregation, and HTTPS on AWS.

Benjamin Ball10/12/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 3): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (Oct 3 to Oct 9). This week's topics include microservices and PaaS, hypermedia and state machines, the future of microservices architecture, APIs in Big Data, and the Hacker News API.