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Benjamin Ball02/23/14
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The Best of the Week (Feb. 14): Enterprise Integration

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone. This week's topics include how wrong your API versioning is, Apache Camel cookbooks, APIs performing as the new SOA, best practices for application governance, and defining API governance.

Benjamin Ball02/23/14
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The Best of the Week (Feb. 14): HTML5 Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the HTML5 Zone (Feb. 14 to Feb. 20). This week's topics include how Java 8 handles JavaScript, asynchronous tasks with Zone.js, calendars in HarpJS, updated Duck-Angular recaps, and PHP social sign on integration.

Zac Gery02/21/14
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When to Flex or Stand Firm in Programming

One bad habit that permeates the industry is fellow developers arguing about how code is written. Although their hearts are in the right place, in most cases their focus may need adjustment. The late author Zig Ziglar was known to say "Be firm on principle but flexible on method." This is an excellent approach not only to life but programming.

Dave Bush02/21/14
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Why Don’t You Practice Test First Development?

I would have said “Test Driven Development” but I want to make it clear that what I’m talking about is writing test first, or at least simultaneous to writing the code. Not sometime after, even if that after is immediately after.

Zac Gery02/20/14
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Programming Vocabulary: The "No" Reflex

A great development manager once said, "It's just software." That simple statement tells a much larger story. Software development for most companies is all about time and money. Most requests can be satisfied but developers have a tendency to rebut with "no" when they believe the work is too difficult, requires extensive time, or for a variety of other concerns.

Bruno Terkaly02/20/14
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If You Can Do Just One Lab to Learn Windows Azure, This is It

In this Lab, you will learn how to deploy a simple ASP.NET MVC 4 Web application to a Web server hosted in Windows Azure, using SQL Server and configuring load balancing. This lab will appear at one of the Microsoft Windows Azure Developer Camps hosted throughout the United States.

Phil Whelan02/20/14
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PaaS: Service Orchestration Vs Container Orchestration

There is a lot of speculation on the future of PaaS. As a technology, PaaS adoption is not moving quickly enough for some, and they equate rapid adoption to a successful market. PaaS is new, and PaaS is definitely evolving, but we are definitely seeing adoption.

Mark O'neill02/20/14
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Building your API Developer Portal to embrace the API Economy

An API Portal is one of the key components of an effective API Management strategy, along with an API Gateway. They work together hand-in-hand. The API Portal allows developers to self-register and learn about your API, while the API Gateway is the "sharp edge" of your API Management solution.

Eli Bendersky02/20/14
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Squashing Github pull requests into a single commit

Github’s pull requests are a terrific tool for collaborating on open-source projects. I get one or two a week on average for my projects, and I love it. The UI is very clean – you get to see exactly the changes, the full branch if you’d like, even the Travis CI integration is working checking that the branch still passes your tests.

Madhuka Udantha02/20/14
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How to Perform SSO with Claims in WSO2 IS

This article demonstrates a sample SSO that will be deployed in AS 5.2.1, and WSO2 IS will be used as IDP for SSO. This tutorial includes an SVN resource as well as a registry index issuer in IS and for WSO2 AS.

Chris Haddad02/20/14
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Defining an API Governance Approach

Leading API governance platforms provide analytics supporting the assessment of IT business value. The platform should capture service tier subscription information, collects usage statistics, present productivity metrics, and integrate with billing and payment systems.

Paul Duvall02/20/14
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Continuous Integration in the Cloud

This article is the third part of the Cloud Delivery Blueprints series. It discusses how to go from no cloud infrastructure and no continuous integration set up to having a functioning Deployment Pipeline in Amazon Web Services. It discusses high level topics while also providing a reference implementation so it’s easy to follow along with

Istvan Forgacs02/19/14
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Debugging Step by Step – Delta Debugging

By applying a faulty implementation of the well-known Quicksort algorithm, we show how to find bugs faster. The method is based on reducing the input so that the smaller input still trigger the fault while even smaller doesn't.

Benjamin Ball02/19/14
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (Feb. 19)

The Sochi Olympics gets a new RESTful API for data lovers, Windows finally looks for platform unity, expensive 3D printers can now be yours, Coursera professes love for Scala, Oracle looks to please miffed Java devs, Irrational Games closes its doors, and Valve profusely explains to the gaming community.

Alec Noller02/19/14
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Dev of the Week: Rafał Kuć

Every week here and in our newsletter, 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 Rafał Kuć, software architect and Solr and Lucene specialist.