- Chrome 15 puts IE8 in rear-view mirror, takes No. 1 spot – Google's Chrome 15 has jumped into the number one spot, replacing Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) as the world's most popular browser edition.
- The 10 Most Important Open Source Projects of 2011 | Linux.com – It turns out that 2011 was a banner year for open source projects. And now, in no particular order, the 10 most important projects of 2011.
- The Persistence Layer with Spring 3.1 and JPA – Java Code Geeks – This is the third of a series of articles about Persistence with Spring. This article will focus on the configuration and implementation of the persistence layer with Spring 3.1 and JPA
- It’s Big. It’s Free. It’s MongoDB on OpenShift – YouTube – In this video OpenShift Paas Master Issac Roth details the new MongoDB features in OpenShift
- Joyent Announces SmartMachine Appliance for MongoDB – MarketWatch – Joyent, the global provider of cloud computing software and services, today is launching its SmartMachine Appliance for MongoDB to serve the fast growing market for MongoDB products in the online game, mobile, social network and e-commerce sectors
- Google Zeitgeist 2011 – How the World Searched – What mattered in 2011? Zeitgeist sorted billions of Google searches to capture the year's 10 fastest-rising global queries and the rest of the spirit of 2011.
- Google is using GWT – and you? – People sometimes ask me why Google itself doesn't use GWT, but many people don't realize that many of Google's newer services are written using it. Some Google products that use Google Web Toolkit that you may not know about:
- Anyone can build a Messenger client—with open standards access via XMPP – Today we’re taking another step, with the public availability of access to the Messenger network via XMPP, an open standard. This means that anyone can build innovative messaging clients—either stand-alone or built into their devices—that include access to Messenger’s 300 million active users.
- Java Tip: When to use ForkJoinPool vs ExecutorService – JavaWorld – The Fork/Join library introduced in Java 7 extends the existing Java concurrency package with support for hardware parallelism, a key feature of multicore systems
- Spring Framework 3.1 goes GA – It is my pleasure to announce that Spring Framework 3.1 becomes generally available today! This release delivers several key features that make Spring ready for the challenges of 2012 and beyond:
- Busy Java Developers Guide to NoSQL by Ted Neward at JAX London Nov 2011 – YouTube – In this session Ted examines the NoSQL ecosystem, looks at the major players, how they compare and contrast, and what sort of architectural implications they have for software systems in general.
- JPdfUnit homepage, framework for testing generated pdf document – JpdfUnit is a framework for testing a generated pdf document with the JUnit test framework so JPdfUnit is a high level api. The framework is designed for an easy access to the PDFBox library
Links for December 10th through December 15th