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Mitch Pronschinske04/10/14
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Mobile App Development Platforms: What Features Should We Compare?

We want to know what information you evaluated about Mobile Application Development Platform solutions in order to choose the best one for your use case.

Lukasz Szyrmer04/10/14
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Not Sure About Priorities? Clear Your Big Bottleneck

There is a simple heuristic, which you can use to determine the top priority activity you can engage in-at any given moment.

Ayende Rahien04/10/14
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Sorting with Lucene

How do you do sorting on a field value? The answer is, not easily.

Mike Bushong04/10/14
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Different shades of invisible

The network needs to cease to exist as a separate entity, it needs to become an integrated part of the application infrastructure that uses its services. That’s the kind of invisible we need to achieve.

Rob Galanakis04/10/14
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The manager’s responsibility to review code

I believe any technical leader has a responsibility to review all the code that goes into a codebase.

Allan Kelly04/09/14
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Software Developers: prototype of future knowledge workers?

We work with our brains rather than our brawn. We generate value because of what we know and what that knowledge allows us to do.

Alec Noller04/09/14
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Dev of the Week: Dustin Marx

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 Dustin Marx, software developer, writer, and presenter.

Mike Bushong04/09/14
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DIY vs DIFY networking

There is probably never going to be a perfect balance in the industry between Do-it-yourself (DIY) and Do-it-for-you (DIFY) networking

Andrew Fuqua04/09/14
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Don’t Estimate Spikes

If you implement all of your spikes for each release in a “Sprint 0″, you could estimate them. If you do, do so always so that your velocity will be reliable. Spikes are, like defects, generally harder to estimate correctly relative to user stories. It’s best to time-box them.

David Dossot04/09/14
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The Rabbit is Out of the Hat - RabbitMQ Essentials

The rabbit is out of the hat: I'm indeed working on a new book. It's called "RabbitMQ Essentials" and is published by PackT Publishing. Yes, you're reading right, after Mule, it's now RabbitMQ's turn! Clearly, I'm specializing in writing about animal-named technologies.

Mike Bushong04/08/14
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The Free Ice Cream Phenomenon

Ultimately, being successful as an individual or as an organization requires more than just transactional engagement. To some extent, we all need to understand that free ice cream isn’t really free.

Allan Kelly04/08/14
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The Prototype of Future Knowledge Workers

Highlighting IT workers as knowledge workers allows us to learn from the existing body of knowledge on the subject.

Lieven Doclo04/08/14
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Johnny Five: a nice introduction to Arduino

Learning Arduino is not simple, especially if you’re not C-minded. It took me a while to see the potential, but if you think about it and join a Raspberry Pi running Node.js with an Arduino with Firmata, there’s not a lot you can’t do.

Hirvesh Munogee04/08/14
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AbsurdJS: A JavaScript Library With Superpowers

AbsurdJS is a JavaScript library available for Node.js and the browser. It is meant to be used as an HTML and CSS preprocessor and includes a lot of mixins, a plugin architecture, dependency injection, templating and more.

Erich Styger04/07/14
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What Meetings feel like for Engineers

And here I share my newest fun story (a video this time): An engineer as an ‘expert’ in a business/requirement meeting. The task is simple: create seven red lines. But the twist is that these lines must be perpendicular…