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Kristof Degrave09/30/13
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Cross-browser Testing Using BrowserStack

When building mobile web applications, the goal is to support as many browsers and mobile devices as possible. To achieve this goal, testing all these environments will be necessary. What if I could save you from all the work of finding the correct emulators, installing them, setting up virtual machines and everything else?

Kristina Chodorow09/30/13
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Most Talks at Conferences are Entertainment, Not Tutorials

Most talks at conferences are, or would be better for being, entertainment. People can’t learn that much from a large conference talk anyway, so why not get them all fired up to learn more about the stuff on their own?

Ross Mason09/26/13
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Mule and Redis Get a Web Bug

In this tutorial, we will build a very simple back end that captures the page visit count for identified users via a web bug.

Mitch Pronschinske09/26/13
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Pinterest Uses Redis to Do Amazing Things

Adam Bloom recently wrote a really interesting case study on the Pivotal blog that explains how Pinterest was able to handle its extreme (1000%+ / year) increases in traffic and keep scaling up its following functionality with the help of Redis.

Mitch Pronschinske09/25/13
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Nanomsg 0.2 Release Today Adds "Nanocat"

Nanomsg 0.2 added around 120 patches and one crucial new feature: a command-line interface. The CLI for Nanomsg is called "nanocat," and you can check it out right here.

Allen Coin09/25/13
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An Interview with PhoneGap Refcard Author Raymond Camden

This week's "Getting Started with PhoneGap" Refcard was authored by Adobe developer evangelist and DZone MVB Raymond Camden. We spoke to Ray a little bit about his background and the PhoneGap Refcard.

Allen Coin09/25/13
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Dev of the Week: Simon Jackson

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community. This week we're talking to Simon Jackson, indie game development enthusiast, community developer, and technical architect ...

Mitch Pronschinske09/25/13
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Nitrous.IO Adds Package Manager For MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, and more

Nitrous.IO is an intriguing new PaaS that looks like a legitimate competitor to platforms like Heroku. Similar to Heroku, Nitrous.IO now has a package manager with some of the functionality you'd find in Heroku's Toolbelt.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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Redis Can Be a Message Queue

Redis is unique when it comes to NoSQL databases. It actually can become a fully-functional message queue if you want. One company has written instructions for just for this.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 23)

Watch a mainstream news network try to describe GitHub, and learn about JetBrains' next big idea. Plus, see what's coming in WebGL 2.0 and C++ (the creator will tell you).

Mitch Pronschinske09/21/13
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Redis: Why and How

Redis can seem like an odd beast: though it’s a “data store”, it’s very different from relational databases, or document databases, or other sorts of system you might be familiar with.

Mark Hinkle09/20/13
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Data Driven Tests in Marvin

Data-driven tests (DDT) are useful for generating more tests with less code. If you have lots of assertions to be repeated with related data sets or parameters, data-driven tests are the way to go because they save a lot of redundant code.

Barton George09/19/13
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Talking APIs with ProgrammableWeb Founder: John Musser

Hear from the founder of ProgrammableWeb about the best API providers, API science and the future of APIs.

Mitch Pronschinske09/18/13
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A Quick Tip for Limiting Memory Usage in RabbitMQ

RabbitMQ is among the more full-featured message queues, like ActiveMQ or WebSphere MQ (and not like ZeroMQ). Sometimes you might need it to run a little lighter, and for that I found this quick tip on limiting RabbitMQ's memory usage.

Allen Coin09/18/13
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Dev of the Week: Lukas Eder

This week we're talking to Lukas Eder, creator of jOOQ, a SQL library for Java, and Founder/CEO of Data Geekery.