Links for May 22nd through May 29th

  • The Ultimate JSON Library: JSON.simple vs GSON vs Jackson vs JSON – If you’re concerned about parsing speed for your JSON library, choose Jackson for big files, GSON for small files, and JSON.simple for handling both
  • What’s New in Ext JS 6.0.0 – With Ext JS 6, Sencha is introducing a single framework for creating applications that run across all types of devices, from phones to tablets to desktops.
  • The science behind Netflix’s first major redesign in four years – How Netflix is using a mountain of data to get you to watch more stuff
  • Web vs. native: let’s concede defeat – I feel it’s time to revisit the web vs. native debate, and concede defeat — or, at least, concede that the web cannot, and should not, compete with native when it comes to complex, app-like structures.
  • How to name things: the hardest problem in programming – This talk shares great writers’ best advice for coders: Stephen King on refactoring, Anne Rice on development hardware, Hemingway on modelling with personas, and Neil Gaiman on everything.
  • Replia – Generate source code for iOS apps from design work. – Replia generates Objective-C/Swift/Storyboard source code from Photoshop® designs. Replia lets you save time by reproducing a designer’s creation as code.
  • The RESTful cookbook – The RESTful cookbook website is inspired by the puppetcookbook from Dean Wilson, who created cookbook recipes on how to deal with some of the issues people are facing over and over again when using the Puppet Configuration management tool. This site however, is about dealing with issues and questions people are facing over and over again when trying to create RESTful APIs.
  • Writing type-safe JPA queries with QueryDSL – I became a fan of type-safe queries long time ago (unless I need plain SQL queries via JDBC). What are type-safe queries and how easily they can be maintained? Criteria, QueryDSL, JOOQ? This post is not about which framework is the best one. It’s about how easily implement JPA queries using QueryDSL.
  • Presentation: 42 IntelliJ IDEA Tips and Tricks in 45 Minutes – There are so many features in IntelliJ IDEA, but we’re going to concentrate on just 42, and we’re going to try and show them in 45 minutes. That’s around 1 tip per minute because we need to leave 3 minutes for Hello, Welcome and Thank you.
  • ZeroToDocker – Dockerfiles to be used to create Dockerhub trusted builds of NetflixOSS #docker – The Docker images created are to allow for easier evaluation of the various NetflixOSS technologies, similar to many other published open source Docker images. Netflix continues to run our cloud deployments on virtual machines leveraging the deep IaaS supp

Links for May 14th through May 21st

Links for April 29th through May 14th