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Creating Enterprise Mobile App with Orchestrate Database and Dev. Platform [Video]

This is a recording of the webinar we did with our friends from Orchestrate. This video shows how to build a Contacts mobile app in connected to Orchestrate database. Here’s what’s covered: An overview of Orchestrate features...Show More Summary

Range Update – 2014-08-30

Dear Reader, Ignore this post, it is just for me to keep track of my progress. 15 Yards – 2 magazines   10 Yards – 2 Magazines   5 yards – 2 Magazines   10 yards – 2 magazines – Double Taps   5 yards – 3 Magazines Until next time, I

Why a JVM on a VM?

This morning during my workout-procrastinating flip through my twitter feed, I came across Thoughts on Five Years of Emerging Languages. It is a fairly quick read which takes an interesting angle on the rather pedestrian set of language features implemented in Go as outlined in this article. Show More Summary

The Reason The Internet Was Invented, or, Cat Pictures FTW

I’ll report about the SpringOne2GX conference soon, but I’m fighting a cold at the moment and the medication has put me in a rather bleary state. Thus, the following bit of random Groovy whimsy… In this post, I’ll use Groovy to access a publicly available RESTful web service, parse the downloaded data, and build a GUI to hold the resulting images. Show More Summary

Advise to Microsoft on Mojang and Minecraft

Microsoft bought Mojang for $2.5 billion, wow! Here is official press release by Microsoft. The game is extremely popular within 8-14 years of age range, but also within other ages, including adults, as well. The education communityShow More Summary

Determine whether a Docker container is running

You might want to find out if a Docker container named "elasticsearch" is currently running. There is a docker ps command to list all running containers in a table-like view. Lets assume there are two containers currently running, the...Show More Summary

Sample Mobile App With Weather Underground API and Geolocation

We know developers love examples, we’ve just added one more example to platform. When you create a new app, you can base it on the new Weather API and Geolocation Example. When you create a new app, click “More Create Options”...Show More Summary

Java EE Configuration JSR Deferred

Configuration was one of the more popular items on the Java EE 8 survey. While the exact features that would be included in a configuration JSR for Java EE remains relatively vague, we were all looking forward to a possible JSR largely spearheaded by Anatole Tresch of Credit Suisse. Show More Summary

Announcing NomadJS

Dear Reader, For the past 16 months, it has been my privilege to host NomadPHP. I have a ball doing it. I have a lot of help from the Lovely and Talented Kathy, as well as Joe (@spvrnova) Ferguson, together the three of us have had some great fun building the first virtual PHP user […]

Projects Where You Can’t Predict an End Date

Do you have projects where you can’t predict an end date? These tend to be a job search, a change project, and with a tip of the hat to Cesar Abeid, your life. I like to call these “emergent” projects. You might prefer to call them “adaptable” projects, but to me, every project has to be adaptable. Show More Summary

Northern Virginia Software Symposium - Nov 7 - 9, 2014

No Fluff Just Stuff is pleased to announce the Northern Virginia Software Symposium, Nov 7 - 9, 2014. Catch these Featured Sessions

Secure your AngularJS Apps with Spring Security and Spring Session

A few days ago I was in the middle of preparing for my Spring One 2GX 2014 talk Creating Modular Test-Driven SPAs (Slideshare) with Spring and AngularJS. Part of the presentation is a demo application I created called botanic-ng. This application uses AngularJS on the client side and Spring (Boot) on the server-side. Show More Summary

Creating a Mobile App With Edmunds Dealer Search API [Video]

This video shows how to build a mobile app that uses Edmunds Dealer Search API to search for dealers in a particular area code:

Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #10 WebSocket Client Redirect

Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1' is a series of posts that highlights specific enhancements of the latest GF release, GlassFish 4.1. It could be a new feature, a fix, a behavior change, a tip, etc. #10 WebSocket Client Redirect A WebSocket connection is always initiated using HTTP (or HTTP/S). Show More Summary

Discovering a New Normal :: Bruce Snyder's Status

I know it has been a while since my last blog post, but I've been rather busy lately trying to find my way again. I know I have said this before, but having such a traumatic injury has really changed my life. It's not only the physical changes of being in a wheelchair, but there are many other things have been affected about my life and my family. Show More Summary

Spring One 2GX 2014 - My session slides

Have not blogged in a while. Need to make a mental note to revive that. Just came back from Spring One 2GX 2014 in Dallas, TX. It's been a wonderful event and I learned a lot - From microservices to reactive streams. I also gave 2 presentations which I think were well received. Show More Summary

Developer Community Engagement

If you've not been following along at home, pyVmomi was run in a different manner from most VMware Open Source projects. It's been a bit of a social experiment. The last two weeks since our release, I've been working on distilling lessons learned from the past five months of the project.I did not plan on also looking into rbVmomi... Show More Summary

Cost, Value & Investment: How Much Will This Project Cost? Part 2

This post is continued from Cost, Value & Investment: How Much Will This Project Cost, Part 1 We’ve established that you need to know how much this project will cost. I’m assuming you have more than a small project. If you have to estimate a project, please read the series starting at Estimating the Unknown: Dates or Budget, Part 1. Show More Summary

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