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Install to Homescreen – Google Chrome Mobile: iOS like Webclips finally come to Android – Starting with the Chrome Beta (M31) you can set up your web app to be added on to a device's homescreen as an application shortcut and have it launch in full-screen "app mode" using Chrome for Android’s “Add to homescreen” menu item.
PostgreSQL Studio – Open Source Web-based PostgreSQL Development – PostgreSQL Studio makes it possible to edit your database code, navigate your schema and run full SQL queries from within web pages that live in a browser. It is a database development tool focused on developing databases for the web, in the web.
Webinar Recording: Why iOS 7 Will Enable A Frenzy Of New Enterprise Mobile Applications – As a result of improvements in iOS 7, we expect to see a frenzy of new iOS enterprise applications in the next 12-18 months. These improvements directly benefit application developers and IT administrators and will accelerate the adoption of purpose built
Spring IO brings together the Spring family of projects into a cohesive and versioned foundational platform for modern applications – Spring IO brings together the Spring family of projects into a cohesive and versioned foundational platform for modern applications
GitHub For Beginners: Don’t Get Scared, Get Started – ReadWrite – GitHub is more than just a programmer's tool. If you want to collaborate on anything, you should give it a try. Part 1 of a two-part look at getting started with GitHub.
The Developer is the New CIO: How Vendors Adapt to the Changing Landscape – The Developer is the New CIO: How Vendors Adapt to the Changing Landscape
Google Web Designer – Create engaging, interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device. – Let us handle the HTML5 and CSS3 so you’re free to focus on what you love to do: creating gorgeous visual experiences. A full design suite lets you easily bring any vision to life.
What I Wish I Knew Before Studying Computer Security in College – Now that my time in college is almost over, I want to reflect on some of the things I've learned as a student of Computer Security with the hope that some incoming security students can learn from my experiences. If you are currently in the industry or hav
Things I Learned Working on the Twitter Platform | Ryan Sarver – Giving advice is much easier than deploying it. I’ll be the first to admit that we weren’t able to successfully implement a lot of the lessons here, but hopefully they are still valuable. This isn’t meant to be an analysis or tell-all about Twitter’s platf
IE10 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses (msdn.com) – IE10 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses (msdn.com)
Webinar recording: Theming your app for iOS, Android, WP8 and BB10 on Vimeo – Theming Sencha Touch applications is one the major steps in getting an application built and deployed. Teams looking to build custom themes need to consider various theming best practices in addition to thinking about what platforms their application needs
Servant for IIS – transforms IIS Manager into to a beautiful, fast and web-based management tool. – Servant is a piece of software that transforms your regular Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager to a beautiful, fast and web-based management tool.
Brian McCallion on Enterprise Considerations for Cloud, Hybrid Strategies, and Amazon RedShift – Enterprise cloud specialist Brian McCallion talks about what's really holding back enterprises from adopting the cloud, how they should address their legacy applications, ways to avoid introducing complexity in distributed environments, the value of Amazon
Hortonworks delivers beta of Hadoop big-data platform for Windows | ZDNet – HDP was built with "joint investment and contributions" from Microsoft, according to officials from both companies. The new Windows platform is 100 percent open source and provides the same Hadoop experience as is available from Hortonworks on Linux
The Nine Circles of Hell: Front-End Development for Sharepoint – This publication is intended as a useful quick-start guide for front-end developers delving into the realm of Sharepoint development.
How to build a news app that never goes down and costs you practically nothing – Developing in the newsroom is fast-paced and comes with a different set of priorities than when you’re coding for a technology product team. There are three salient Boyerisms I’ve picked up in my month as an NP-Rapper that sum up these differences:
Bootstrapping a Software Product // Speaker Deck – A presentation about the lessons learned through both the good and bad decisions that we feel we've made while bootstrapping Sifter. Evolving this into a book that should be out mid-March 2013. http://startingandsustaining.com
Ruby 2.0 is released – Ruby 2.0.0 is the first stable release of the Ruby 2.0 series, with many new features and improvements in response to the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby.
Rails, You Have Turned into Java. Congratulations! | Discursive – I’ve railed against the JCP for years, but I do think that Rails is a picture of what happens to “frameworks” in the absence of standards. Call me old for saying it, but I did. So there
An Overview of Guava: Google Core Libraries for Java – Kevin Bourrillion introduces Guava, a set of open source core libraries used internally by Google.
Android SQLite Database – Android platform includes the SQLite embedded database and provides out of the box support to use it via Android APIs. In this tutorial we shall see how to get started with SQLite database in Android. SQLite is nothing but a relational database and our sql
Google I/O registration begins March 13th at 7am PST, requires Google+ and Google Wallet accounts – The Next Web – Google has announced the registration dates for this year’s I/O conference, which will be held on May 15-17, 2013 at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Registration for the conference will open on March 13th at 7AM PST
Getting started with Spring Data and Distributed Database Grids – Mark Johnson and David Turanski introduce Spring Data for GemFire demoing using Spring Data for persistency across multiple distributed database grids.
Google ports Chrome OS app launcher to the Chrome browser Dev channel on Windows; Mac and Linux coming soon – The Next Web – Google on Wednesday announced a significant bridging of the gap between Chrome and Chrome OS: the app launcher, a little window that features all your apps in one place. The company has ported the dedicated “home for your apps” from Chrome OS to its Chrome browser
The Saddest Map In America « I think it’s funny 🙂 – Yep, there it is: the result of a scholarly study by Dorothy Gambrell of the “missed connections” section of Craigslist. This is where you thought you saw your future spouse or date or hook-up, state by state.
jBCrypt – strong password hashing for Java – jBCrypt is a Java implementation of OpenBSD's Blowfish password hashing code
11 proven practices for more effective, efficient peer code review – These 11 proven practices for efficient, lightweight peer code review are based on a study at Cisco Systems using SmartBear CodeCollaborator. They can help you ensure that your reviews both improve your code and make the most of your developers' time.
How much is an iOS user worth to Apple? About $150. Every year. | asymco – Repeating the exercise with 180 million current iOS users who purchased about 200 million iOS devices and assuming a life span of 3.5 years gives the average revenue/year/iOS user of about $150.
SenchaCon 2010: Structuring Your Sencha Touch Application on Vimeo – In this session you'll learn about the recommended application structure for Sencha Touch (or Ext JS) applications. The new application structure enables any Sencha developer to quickly understand any Sencha application using the new Sencha MVC package.
Using NoSQL database in your Java EE 6 Applications on GlassFish – MongoDB for now! (Arun Gupta, Miles to go …) – This blog has published multiple blogs on how to access a RDBMS using JPA in a Java EE 6 application. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) will show you can use MongoDB (a document-oriented database) with a typical 3-tier Java EE 6 application.
HTML5 and the dawn of rich mobile web applications – HTML5 and the dawn of rich mobile web applications
Walking through the Java EE 6 implementation maze | Javalobby – Here is a non-exhaustive list of the several Java EE 6 implementations
How to take advantage of Redis just adding it to your stack – You can use Redis right now to do things that will make your users happier, your systems less complex, your site more responsive. You don't need to replace your current setup in order to use it, just start using Redis to do new things that were otherwise not possible, or hard, or too costly.
Don’t be fooled: Office 365 is basically useless on mobile | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld – The essentially Windows-only cloud service has no place in a mobile world and little place on Mac OS X or Linux
Anton Chuvakin Blog – "Security Warrior": On Free Log Management Tools – This page lists a few popular free open-source log management and log analysis tools.
How to use the EventCombMT utility to search event logs for account lockouts – EventCombMT is a multithreaded tool that you can use to search the event logs of several different computers for specific events, all from one central location
Learn CSS Positioning in Ten Steps: position static relative absolute float – This tutorial examines the different layout properties available in CSS: position:static, position:relative, position:absolute, and float.
JAX 2011: Java Must ‘Seize the Lead in the Cloud,’ Says SpringSource Founder — Application Development Trends – If Java doesn't really seize the lead in cloud computing in the next year," Johnson told attendees at the JAX 2011 Conference this week, "I think it has a much greater chance of being eclipsed by languages like Ruby.
Platform X: How cross-platform tools can end the OS wars | VisionMobile :: blog – Are cross-platform tools a better solution than HTML5 to the challenges of platform fragmentation? Guest author Jonas Lind reviews the landscape of cross-platform tools and argues that such tools may become as important as the native platforms themselves
InfoQ: Olap4j 1.0: a Java API for OLAP Servers – After nearly five years of work, Business Intelligence vendor Pentaho has announced the release of olap4j 1.0, a new, common Java API for any online analytical processing (OLAP) server.
Agile consulting: A Macro View of Agile – lean thinking and tools like A3 and Kanban tie all of the agile pieces together, and help organizations think and behave with agile principles in mind.
How We Made GitHub Fast – GitHub – Moving to bare metal and federated storage on Rackspace has brought our average Rails response time to consistently under 100ms
Ksplice » Mapping your network with nmap – System administration and software blog – nmap is the port scanner. It's a powerful, sophisticated tool, not to mention a movie star. In this post I'll show you just a few of the cool things nmap can do.
MixApp – Hang Out, Listen Together. – MixApp lets you and your friends listen to your music together in a private chat room
Browser Speed Tests: IE 9 Beta, Firefox 4 Beta, Chrome’s Crankshaft, and Opera 11 Beta – Google's got a new "Crankshaft" in its bleeding-edge Chrome, Internet Explorer 9 is out to prove its modern mettle, Firefox 4 is nearly complete, and Opera's adding extensions. It's a good time to put these browsers head to head.
Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Evolving the Data Center to Private Cloud – The many faces of Cloud Computing will play a significant role in those changes, along the explosion of mobile devices, the expanded use of video and the value derived from new ways to apply analytics to massive amounts of data
Using Neo4j with Vaadin Part 1: Creating the Architecture – GitHub – In this article, we are going to look at the architecture for a simple Neo4j-enabled Vaadin application and also create a very simple application that uses a Neo4j database
Using Google Contracts for Java with IntelliJ IDEA | Javalobby – The first step after obtaining the Google Contracts for Java Jar and adding it to your project, is to enable Annotation processing support in IDEA.
iPhone notes app comparison – All this – I have four note taking apps for the iPhone: Simplenote, Elements, PlainText, and Nebulous Notes. I’ve written about each of them before,1 but I thought it might be useful to compare them all in a single post.
AVG LiveKive to launch as Dropbox alternative – Called AVG LiveKive, the new service will launch in beta form next week — competing against apps like Dropbox, SugarSync, and SpiderOak. Users will get 5GB of storage for free
GParted 0.8 can recover data from lost partitions – GParted is an extremely handy LiveCD to keep in your technician's toolbox, and its new version features one very major addition: GParted 0.8 can now help you recover data from lost partitions
What if this is as good as it gets? – What if, after years of increasing evangelism and fever-pitch hype and demos and speeches and books and talks and blogs and tweets and logos, Microsoft shifts direction once again, destaffs the IE team, and “deprioritizes” any notion of an IE 10?
InfoQ: Spring Web Flow with Keith Donald – Keith Donald goes in depth on Spring Web Flow, which solves the problem of orchestrating control navigations within a web application in Spring MVC, Struts, and JSF. Keith talks about how to design workflows in web apps and technical details
Bill Roth’s Blog: ** Workshop 10.1 Available: Workshop and Studio Merged! ** – I am pleased to announce that the code lines BEA Workshop and Workshop Studio have been merged. The result is BEA Workshop 10.1, now available for download
Grepping your web logs – I?m Mike – With the help of a few common unix filters, you can quickly gauge how things are going on your site. These commands work with Apache, or Apache compatible log files, and can probably be tweaked to work with other log file formats pretty easily.
Enterprise Java Community: Binding XML to Java – Manipulating XML data easily and efficiently in Java remains an important problem. Numerous approaches to XML binding exist in the industry, including DOM, JAXB, XML Beans, Castor, SDO and so on
23 Programming Languages compared through their Amazon book sales – The Amazon sales rank allows us to compare the success of books representative of each language, and indirectly compare the popularity of the languages themselves.