- My First 5 Minutes On A Server; Or, Essential Security for Linux Servers – Server security doesn’t need to be complicated. My security philosophy is simple: adopt principles that will protect you from the most frequent attack vectors, while keeping administration efficient enough that you won’t develop “security cruft”. If you us
- Rise of the Web App – Kevin Dangoor reviews the latest developments in the web platform – media queries, app cache, IndexedDB, WebGL, Mozilla’s WebAPI – and takes a look at its future.
- Microsoft, EMC, NetApp join Oracle’s legal fight against Google on Java | Intellectual property – InfoWorld – Microsoft, EMC, and NetApp have joined an appeal by Oracle against an earlier decision in a copyright and patent infringement lawsuit against Google over Android.
- WebKit for Developers – Paul Irish – For many of us developers, WebKit is a black box. We throw HTML, CSS, JS and a bunch of assets at it, and WebKit, somehow.. magically, gives us a webpage that looks and works well. But WebKit isn’t a black box. It’s a white box. And not just that, but an open, white box.
- Why MongoDB? – Rackspace announces the acquisition of ObjectRocket. – ObjectRocket is a MongoDB database as a service that is highly available, automatically sharded and lightning fast – 10 times faster than its leading competitors, according to our internal benchmarking tests.
- The Adventurous Developer’s Guide to JVM Languages – In "The Adventurous Developer’s Guide to JVM Languages", we don our explorers’ hats as we test out eight languages with an HTTP server example that you can find on Github. We also pinged the experts for this report and included commentary from 5 of the actual creators or project leads of the languages we look at. James Gosling & Rich Hickey, we’re looking at you for the next report 😉
- Video – Threats to Samsung Android Market Share? – WSJ.com – Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc. together have stemmed Apple Inc.'s dominance in smartphones, but there is new tension in their partnership.
- Event Programming with Google Guava EventBus – This post is about taking a different approach to handling Java events using Guava’s EventBus. The EventBus allows for objects to subscribe for or publish events, without having explicit knowledge of each other. The EventBus is not meant to be a general pu
- Event Programming Example: Google Guava EventBus & Java 7 WatchService – The Guava EventBus is a great way to add publish/subscribe communication to an application. The WatchService, new in the Java 7 java.nio.file package, is used to monitor a directory for changes.
- Only Apple and Google are skating to where the puck is going – Who would've bet that Google would be the first company to release a competitor to Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display?
Links for February 26th through March 3rd