- A Long Look at JVM Languages – The following section takes a quick look at the popular dynamic JVM languages, and the languages’ implementation details.
- Top 20 Refactoring Features in IntelliJ IDEA – I hope this article helps you to discover the powerful refactoring functionality hidden in IntelliJ IDEA. The more you know about your IDE, the more time it can save you every day, and the more productive you become. Go ahead and get the most out of your IntelliJ IDEA!
- Apache Crunch – Simple and Efficient MapReduce Pipelines – Apache Crunch (incubating) is a Java library for writing, testing, and running MapReduce pipelines, based on Google's FlumeJava. Its goal is to make pipelines that are composed of many user-defined functions simple to write, easy to test, and efficient to run.
- Git and GitHub Secrets – Zach Holman – This talk covers both Git and GitHub: different tricks I've picked up after two years at GitHub, helpful advice on common gripes I've seen in support tickets and tweets, and just general nifty things that make you a faster, more capable technologist.
- Citus DB: The Scalable Analytics Database – CitusDB is a distributed database that lets you run SQL queries over very large data sets. Designed for analytical queries, CitusDB enables real-time responsiveness.
- Big Data Right Now: Five Trendy Open Source Technologies | TechCrunch – Let’s look at five new technologies that are shaking things up in Big Data. Here is the newest class of tools that you can’t afford to overlook, coming soon to an enterprise near you.
- Windows Phone 8 review – Microsoft’s mobile platform gets hardware muscle and another lease on life – Windows Phone 8 review – Microsoft's mobile platform gets hardware muscle and another lease on life
- Integration Testing of Spring MVC Applications: Controllers | Petri Kainulainen – This is the second part of my spring-test-mvc tutorial and it describes how we can write integration tests for “normal” controller methods (methods that are not using Ajax or processing form submissions).
- An alternate universe – Microsoft Surface – People who dislike Apple’s approach or whose requirements are incompatible with it will always exist in great numbers, and the Surface is for them. It’ll probably sell well, especially if Microsoft can expand their retail presence quickly.
- Google Web Toolkit Blog: GWT 2.5 Final is here! – Thanks to all developers who helped us test GWT 2.5 release candidates and reported issues to us. We have fixed several of these and are happy to announce availability of GWT 2.5 Final.
- WebDB / WebSQL Databases | twoHard – Hopefully this simple example is helpful. My goal was that websql.dbtransaction method outlined above would make it easy to access local WebSQL DBs. It has for me, so hopefully it makes someone else's life a bit easier.
- What’s New in Sencha Touch 2.1? | Blog | Sencha – Sencha Touch 2.1 is our next release of the Sencha mobile framework. The 2.1 release includes the following key upgrades: significant performance improvements, charting support, an advanced list component, and enhanced native support through the Sencha Mobile Packager.
Links for October 24th through October 30th