- Microsoft hits Java where it hurts | Java programming – InfoWorld – Microsoft security researcher warns of deteriorating situation with Java — and not just on Windows. Continuing to use Java puts your company and clients at risk
- Stackato: The Application Platform for Creating a Private PaaS – Stackato is the application platform for creating a private, secure, flexible enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) using any language on any stack on any cloud
- Real World Clojure – Doing Boring Stuff With An Exciting Language – Sean Corfield shows how to use Clojure as a general purpose scripting language for building web applications, tackling persistence, email, internationalization, configuration and environment issues.
- Answering with Mockito – Java Code Geeks – In this post we are going to see an 'advanced' technique used in Mockito to return same argument instance on a mocked method using Answer interface.
- Jesper’s Blog: My Take on Haskell vs Scala – I've used both Haskell and Scala for some time now. They are both excellent and beautifully designed functional programming languages and I thought it would be interesting to put together a little comparison of the two, and what parts I like and dislike in each one
- Building QuickBooks: How Intuit Manages 10 Million Lines of Code @mvorpagel – Continuous integration and delivery based on automated software configuration management are the keys for developing a major retail product.
- Prism – A new lightweight, extensible syntax highlighter – Prism is a new lightweight, extensible syntax highlighter, built with modern web standards in mind. It’s a spin-off from Dabblet and is tested there daily by thousands.
- The MongoDB NoSQL Database Blog, Edda: a log visualizer for MongoDB – We are pleased to announce the initial release of Edda. Edda is a tool for MongoDB that takes mongod log files and generate easy-to-parse pictures of the represented servers
- Netflix open sources cloud-testing Chaos Monkey – Netflix has open sourced Chaos Monkey, a service designed to terminate cloud computing instances in a controlled manner so companies can ensure their applications keep running when a virtual server dies unexpectedly. In the past year, Chaos Monkey has terminated more than 65,000 of Netflix’s instances.
- Cisco Touts Its Cloudy Open Future – Will VMware Do The Same? | TechCrunch – Cisco has made the move to OpenStack and through that has shown a commitment to open source efforts. It is working with other networking companies to develop a software defined network where the network goes to the application in an open environment.
Links for July 27th through July 31st