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Victor Noagbodji02/10/10
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Book Review: Practical Django Projects, Second Edition

"There are 10 kinds of people", goes the joke among programmers, "those who can read binary and those who cannot." There are also two kinds of technical books. Some present the...

Tom Brander02/09/10
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Iron Python In Action

I got a free copy of this book to review from DZone since I'm part of their Review Team.This book is aimed at all levels and can serve as an excellent introduction to the Python programming...

Alvin Ashcraft02/04/10
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The Art of Unit Testing by Roy Osherove

As a developer who started working in Visual Basic 15 years ago and only began to explore unit testing and Test-Driven Development (TDD) in the last four to five years, I was blown away by The Art of...

Sunil Parikh02/01/10
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Drools JBoss Rules 5.0 Developer’s Guide

I thoroughly enjoyed reviewing this book and its example code. It covers many advanced topics and it's clear to me that the author worked hard to put together the book's contents. I enjoyed that,...

Ferdinando Sant...01/27/10
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C# in Depth, 2nd Edition

The early access version that I have of this book allowed me to read and review two full chapters: 13 and 14. Chapter 13 deals with “minor changes” C# brings to developers. Chapter 14 sheds light...

Arbi Sookazian01/26/10
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JBoss RichFaces 3.3 Book Review

JBoss RichFaces is a rich AJAX component...

Jeroen Wenting01/26/10
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Pro JPA 2: Mastering the Java™ Persistence API

Intended for Java developers working with or planning to work with the JEE6 platform and in particular the JPA2/EJB3.1 subsystems. The original Pro JPA book is an excellent introduction and...

Stephen Robillard01/18/10
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A Review of “24 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them”

I was thrilled to be able to read and review this book, since I had read most of the previous version “19 Deadly Sins of Software Security: Programming Flaws and How to Fix Them” while sitting in...

David Sills01/11/10
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JBoss Tools 3 Developer's Guide

Chapter 1: An overview of JBoss ToolsJBoss Tools includes a set of Eclipse plug-ins that support the development, deployment, and testing of JEE applications. It brings together a lot of...

Mitch Pronschinske01/04/10
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Book Preview: Enterprise Cloud Adoption and the "Whack-a-Mole Effect"

Many businesses are enamored with the cloud.  They've heard all the buzz and they've been sold on its benefits.  Concerns about security stay the hands of some potential customers, but another aspect that should give pause to enterprises is the potentially...

Piergiorgio Lucidi12/21/09
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Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Chapter 1: Introduction to Alfresco The first chapter is dedicated to showing Alfresco to first-time users, with all the main features, the repository structure and the software architecture. This...

Tijs Rademakers12/16/09
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Open source ESBs: please collaborate!

Although you may have the feeling it's a bit quiet in open source ESB space, there's still a lot of innovation and work being done in these projects. Some weeks ago Mitch from DZone posted a nice overview article of his list of top open source ESBs and this...

Manuel Jordan12/16/09
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Pro Spring Dynamic Modules for OSGi Service Platforms

Chapter 1: Introducing OSGi This chapter starts off with asection called OSGi Concepts and Architecture where JVM, Java Classes and CLASSPATH are covered. After this comes, Class Loaders: Custom...

Mike Hadlow12/15/09
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Book Review: Enterprise Integration Patterns

I’ve just finished reading ‘Enterprise Integration Patterns’ by Gregor Hohpe and Bobby Woolf for the second time. I first read it when it was published back in 2004. At the time I was struggling with web application architecture, and so it wasn’t...

Matt Stine12/14/09
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Author Interview: Dave Klein on Grails: A Quick Start Guide

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dave Klein, the author of DZone's Getting Started with Grails Refcard and Grails: A Quick-Start Guide for the Pragmatic Programmers, affectionately known in Twitter circles as "GQuick." You may have...