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Alec Noller04/16/14
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Dev of the Week: Steve Smith

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Steve Smith, Agile consultant and Continuous Delivery specialist at Always Agile Consulting Ltd.

Mike Bushong04/16/14
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Leadership essentials: Get on the green, then go for the hole

The sport of golf is a mathematician's dream. Why?

Chris Odell04/16/14
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The Hidden Value Of Custom Taxonomies

In this post I am going to talk mainly about custom taxonomies. I am also going to use the following scenario.

Craig Matsumoto04/16/14
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What Should Juniper Cut? How About Junos Pulse?

Sources told Reuters that Junos Pulse would likely be valued at “hundreds of millions of dollars” in a sale.

Ricci Gian Maria04/15/14
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The advantage of Scrum in evaluating "new stuff"

In a rapid evolving industry, like software development, using Scrum is a really good solution to constantly verify new technologies in your team, with little risks, but with real world feedback at the same time.

Johanna Rothman04/15/14
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Design Your Agile Project, Part 3

What do you do for geographically distributed teams, if you want to move to agile? First question: does the team want to move to agile? Or, does the management want to move to agile? I am serious.

Alec Noller04/14/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery

DZone's 2014 Guide to Continuous Delivery was produced to help you use Continuous Delivery to get applications to market faster, under budget, with fewer people. The guide provides you with the data, ideas, and solutions you need to drastically improve your software production and delivery process.

Paul Hammant04/14/14
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Continuous Delivery: The Price of Admission

In this article, I’m going to outline the importance or addressing your company’s source-control use before diving too far into CD. Specifically, I’m suggesting that you should decide whether your enterprise should do Trunk Based Development (TBD) in one big trunk or not.

Amar Mattey04/14/14
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Effective Testing around Hibernate/ORM layer

As applications that use Hibernate or any ORM frameworks grow complex, lots of performance issues don't get enough attention until it is too late. This article accounts for SLA time as part of the junits and allows developers to think in terms of calculating the number of calls hibernate is going to make in the background. This allows for developers to deal with facts rather than assumptions.

Grzegorz Poznac...04/14/14
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Mule best practices backed by MUnit tests

A few words about coping with complex flows (not the ones you would see in every demo app) and how to properly test them using thriving Mule testing framework - MUnit.

Ariya Hidayat04/14/14
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Supersonic JavaScript

The topic is on changing the way we think about optimizing JavaScript code.

Rob Galanakis04/14/14
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The "Year of Code" Director is Your Boss

There was some hubbub a few months ago when it was revealed the Executive Director of the UK’s Year of Code initiative can’t code. Apparently a number of people don’t agree with the idea that competency in a domain is a requirement to manage that domain. I find this idea infuriating and it can only end poorly.

Craig Matsumoto04/14/14
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SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup — April 11, 2014

Here’s our gathering of the week’s news bits around software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and related topics.

Benjamin Ball04/13/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): DevOps Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the DevOps Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). This week's topics include the Heartbleed SSL bug, Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Integration, two very different introductions to continuous delivery, and perfect test automation.

Chris Odell04/11/14
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Everybody Fails Sometimes.

Everybody makes mistakes, otherwise we would all write bug free code. For most of us a mistake can be fixed and doesn’t have too serious consequences.