- InfoQ: LinkedIn Signal: A Case Study for Scala, JRuby and Voldemort – This article aims to provide more insight into the motivation and technical challenges of combining Scala, JRuby and Voldemort, at such scale.
- InfoQ: Functional Languages 101: What’s All the Fuss About? – Rebecca Parsons makes an basic introduction to functional languages, explaining how to think in a functional language, why is there renewed interested in them, and some nifty things about these languages.
- The Art of Software: Mocking Frameworks: Mockito vs. EasyMock – Mockito evolved from the once popular EasyMock framework and takes the simplicity and usability of the later one step further. Mockito's syntax is more consistent and fluent and makes your code much more readable. I would highly recomment Mockito for any new project.
- Google AppEngine in Practice – I’ve also gotten a little more experience with what works and what doesn’t, so here’s a short overview of things to keep in mind when (considering) developing for Google AppEngine. It’s mostly about the Datastore.
- Announcing Amino, a new UI toolkit for Desktop Java | Java.net – Amino is a next generation graphics library and UI toolkit. Though originally built as support for Leonardo Sketch it is now it's own incubator project. Amino is an (extremely alpha) 100% open source Java library
- CHART OF THE DAY: Google Chrome Beats Firefox To Own The Tech Set – If Techmeme's readership proves to be a leading indicator for broader browsing tendencies, this could be the first sign that Firefox's run is over.
- Coding Horror: Go That Way, Really Fast – So, until further notice, we'll be following the same strategy as the Android and Chrome teams. We're going to go that way, really fast. And if something gets in our way, we'll turn.
- 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error
- BBC News – Change to ‘Bios’ will make for PCs that boot in seconds – New PCs could start in just seconds, thanks to an update to one of the oldest parts of desktop computers.<br />
The upgrade will spell the end for the 25-year-old PC start-up software known as Bios that initialises a machine so its operating system can get going.
- iPad for Business – Either way, it's clear that Apple is onto something here, and that the iPad has strong potential to be a useful device for the corporate world, and not just a shiny toy
- Introducing Apache Shiro – Shiro is an Apache Incubator project aimed at making authentication and authorization easier. Get to know Apache Shiro and walk through examples that let you experiment with Shiro for authentication and authorization in a Groovy web application.
- Destroy entire websites with this Asteroids bookmarklet – Have you ever visited a website and been so frustrated by the content, layout, or adverts that you’d love to destroy it? Well, now you can.
- Examining America’s presidential candidates | Examining the candidates | The Economist – A survey of academic economists by The Economist finds the majority—at times by overwhelming margins—believe Mr Obama has the superior economic plan, a firmer grasp of economics and will appoint better economic advisers.
- Java Programmer: Quick review of Collections in Java – For a quick go round, I would like to share some of the important features In Java Collections I came to know from this book
- Q&A With Gabe Rivera, Creator Of Techmeme – The masses might have Digg, but perhaps the influencers have Techmeme. Certainly plenty of large, influential bloggers I know keep an eye on what it is covering. But I recommend it for anyone, not just influencers, for the easy way it organizes what’s happening with technology stories.
- Captured at Red Rocks: Photos from U2’s Legendary Concert | JamsBio Magazine – On a cold, wet June night in 1983 at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre, U2 proved why they were the greatest band on the planet
- How Google developed the Chrome Web browser – Google's Darin Fisher, a software engineer on the Chrome project, talks about how the Web browser was developed and tested. As you might suspect, agility, speed, and testing were all critical
- Netflix API : Introducing the Netflix API – On behalf of the Netflix API team, I’m very excited to announce the release of the Netflix API and to launch this site for our developer community. We have been impressed with the applications developers have managed to build using our RSS feeds or by screen-scraping the web site, so we can’t wait to see what you’ll do with a supported API!
- SVNKit 1.2.0, Pure Java Subversion Library | Javalobby – SVNKit is a pure Java Subversion library that provides APIs to access and manipulate Subversion repositories and working copies. SVNKit does not require any native binaries to be installed in order to work with Subversion.
- SpringSource Announces General Availability of SpringSource dm Server | SpringSource – dm Server redefines the Java server market – OSGi-based server provides a fast, flexible and modular infrastructure across deployment environments
- YUI 2.6.0 Released » Yahoo! User Interface Blog – The YUI development community is pleased to announce the release of version 2.6.0 of the YUI Library. You can download YUI 2.6.0 from SourceForge or configure your implementation using the updated YUI Configurator.
- Google Blog Search – Blog Search uses a set of algorithms to try to determine the most popular stories in the blogosphere. We consider factors such as a blog's title and content, as well as its popularity throughout the rest of the blogging community