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Alessio Spadaro09/03/09
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Grails in Action

Since I’ve followed Glen Smith’s blog and Peter Ledbrook’s work for months, I had high expectations for this book. At the end, I experienced no dissatisfaction....

Andrzej Grzesik09/03/09
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Programming Groovy

I'm very happy to have had the opportunity to have my adventure with Groovy start with this book. It's well written, fun to read and gives a perfect introduction into the language, especially for a...

Pavel Rozenblioum09/02/09
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Beginning Java EE 6 Platform with GlassFish 3

Recently I had an opportunity to read Beginning Java EE 6 Platform with Glassfish 3 by Antonio Goncalves.  The book has the subtitle "From Novice to Professional" and that's a...

Lyndsey Clevesy08/28/09
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Book Giveaway: Dependency Injection Exclusive Chapter Download

DZone and Manning Publications have partnered to bring you an exclusive chapter from 'Dependency Injection' (by Dhanji R. Prasanna). This chapter covers organizing code in modules, watching out for tight coupling, designing with loose coupling, testing code...

Manuel Jordan08/28/09
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DWR Java AJAX Applications

Chapter Highlights Chapter 1: Introduction The shortest chapter presents information about Ajaxand DWR. Although the chapter is short, it has some important images that reenforce the...

Stephen Robillard08/27/09
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Becoming Agile... in an imperfect world

I read this book because I run a one man consultancy, where agility is a job requirement not an option.  However, in the next 6-12 months I plan on hiring two additional staff members,...

Chris Baughman08/21/09
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Silverlight 3 Programmer's Reference

As a developer who typically doesn't venture too far into the "visual" side of things, normally hiding in the invisibility of server side logic, I was really surprised by this book. I've...

Tom Jensen08/21/09
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The Definitive Guide to Lift

Scala is a language for the Java Virtual Machine that I have watched with interest for the past couple of years for its Functional (versus Imperative) language characteristics.  I was excited a year...

Paul Umbers08/19/09
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Book Review - Programming Clojure

Along with the many screencasts & tutorials already available on the Internet, Programming Clojure provides an invaluable introduction for the first-time Lisp programmer or Java...

Lyndsey Clevesy08/17/09
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Book Giveaway & Exclusive Chapter: Pragmatic Version Control Using Git

DZone and Pragmatic Bookshelf have partnered to bring you this exclusive chapter from 'Pragmatic Version Control Using Git' (by Travis Swicegood). Creating Your First Project Now it’s time to dig into Git. Up to this point, we have talked about abstract...

Chris Baughman08/14/09
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Silverlight 3 Programmer's Reference

As a developer who typically doesn't venture too far into the "visual" side of things, normally hiding in the invisibility of server side logic, I was really surprised by this book. I've...

Bill Jackson08/13/09
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Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl

My initial interest in “Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL®, memcached, and Perl” by Patrick Galbraith before I opened it was the mention of memcached.  I had heard about it, but...

Johan Vos08/13/09
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Algorithms of the Intelligent Web

This book is relevant for developers and project managers that want to add value to existing and new projects by using intelligent algorithms. It is not a marketing book, focus is clearly on the...

Mark Needham08/05/09
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Book Club: Hexagonal Architecture (Alistair Cockburn)

In our latest book club we discussed Alistair Cockburn's Hexagonal Architecture which I first heard about around a year ago and was another of Dave Cameron's recommendations.

Matt Stine08/05/09
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Book Review - Grails: A Quick Start Guide

I have to admit that, when Dave Klein approached me about taking a look at Grails: A Quick Start Guide (known in Twitter circles as GQuick), the first thought that entered my mind was “Oh man,...