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Mike Cottmeyer08/14/14
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Aggressive Decoupling of Scrum Teams

What does aggressive decoupling look like?

Mike Bushong08/14/14
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Is your career a destination or a journey?

When most people think about their careers, they tend to think 5 years out and picture the job they would like to have. This works well when you know with precision where you want to be, but what happens if your future isn’t quite so certain?

Brian Gracely08/14/14
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The Cloudcast #157 - Automating Data Center Scale Infrastructure

rian talks to Mitchell Hashimoto (@mitchellh, Founder of @HashiCorp. Creator of Vagrant, Packer, Serf, Consul, and Terraform) about their new tool Terraform and the evolution of DevOps. They discuss how their tools compliment each other and existing tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible.

Paul Reed08/14/14
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The Ship Show: The Epistemology of DevOps

How do we know, we know what DevOps is? For episode 46, we sit down with Praxisflow’s Kevin Behr (whom you might recognize as one of the authors of the Phoenix Project) and Jabe Bloom to talk about these and other heady questions, including: what can we learn from the Agile community?

Trevor Parsons08/14/14
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How D3 can help you build effective data visualizations

This post will show the value of D3 in doing this manipulation during resizing of different elements and that there are other steps we can take to be clever in designing and developing graphs.

Mike Bushong08/14/14
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User Experience and Workflow

We’ve spent some cycles talking about user experience and workflow in previous articles. So in this post, we’re going to explore how these things relate to one another in the context of networking.

Rob J Hyndman08/14/14
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What not to say in a job interview

I’ve interviewed a few people for jobs at Monash University, and there’s always someone who comes out with something surprising. Here are some real examples.

Dave Farley08/13/14
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The Basics of Test-Driven Development

The objectives of Test Driven Development and unit testing are generally misunderstood. The problem is the word ‘test’, it is much less about testing and much more about specification of requirements, showing your working – as in maths, and the impact it has on design.

Alec Noller08/13/14
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The Best of DZone: August 5 - 12

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include the meaning of Google's source code release, how to combine D3 with AngularJS, rules of thumb for MongoDB schema design, the release of DZone's Unit Testing Checklist, and more!

John Sonmez08/13/14
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How to Negotiate Your Salary

I’m often surprised how many software developers neglect to do any salary negotiations at all or make a single attempt at negotiating their salary and then give up and take whatever is offered. Here's how you should do it.

Adi Gaskell08/13/14
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Wearable Innovation to Detect Heart Attacks

I’ve covered devices in the past year or so that have aimed to monitor and detect various elements pertaining to our health. Indeed the Tricorder X Prize competition is designed specifically to un-earth just such devices, with the challenge being to produce a mobile device that can detect several health signals.

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.

Paul Hammant08/13/14
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Trunk Supporting Practices

Environment config, isn’t the same as “infrastructure as code”. This is the stuff that’s potentially live-tunable in an application stack that subsumes feature toggles, but goes further – application specific things not limited to rectangles of web-pages appearing or disappearing.

Ayende Rahien08/13/14
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Digging into MSMQ

I got into a discussion online about MSMQ and its performance. So I decided to test things out. What I want to do is to check a few things, in particular, how much messages can I push to and from MSMQ in various configurations.