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Patrik Antonsson11/06/13
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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant

I've been using Vagrant for a couple of years now and this is a good book for beginners. The book goes through most of the things you need to know to get your environment up and running. The chapters...

Steve Robillard10/29/13
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A Review of Learning Node.js LiveLessons

According to the author, "Learning Node.js LiveLessons" provides great training with a knowledgeable and skilled teacher. However, the video format may present some challenges, most of which can be solved by buying the companion book. Read on for the full review.

Mark Needham10/29/13
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Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman: Book Review

I picked up Daniel Kahneman’s "Thinking Fast and Slow" after a recommendation by Mike Jones in early 2013 – it’s taken me quite a while to get through it. The book starts by describing our two styles of thinking…

Damir Arh10/24/13
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Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Strangely enough the book starts out with a pretty thorough overview of HTML 5 and CSS. For existing web developers who are interested in learning how to use their skills for developing Windows Store...

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Drools JBoss Rules 5.X Developer’s Guide Book Review

We all start with our new projects by promising to follow best practices and good design principles etc. But over the time business rules change and developers keep adding new features or updates existing logic.

Eyal Golan10/21/13
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Getting Started with Google Guava - Book Review

I recently got my hands (my kindle) on the book: Getting Started with Google Guava by Bill Bejeck. I love reading technical books and always hope to learn new stuff. As an extensive user of the...

Jaibeer Malik10/15/13
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Agile Project Management with GreenHopper 6 Blueprints

Agile methodologies like Scrum focus on customer values in an incremental way. Regular planning, tracking, reporting, and improving can become equally challenging from a project management...

Shane Willerton10/14/13
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Review of Patterns of Information Management

As with any reference book, the language is abstract and sometimes hard to follow. However, the authors have successfully produced a large volume of design patterns to cover most, if not all,...

Shane Willerton10/14/13
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Review of Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams. Third Edition.

Software development is primarily a creative process, not a factory assembly line process; otherwise it would have been automated long ago. Peopleware is full of practical advice supported by...

Manish Bhoge10/14/13
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Building Machine Learning Systems with Python

Machine learning is an intricate philosophy and it involves lot of mathematical complexities to bring it into the practice of data analysis. This book simply eradicates those intricacies of...

Luigi Fugaro10/11/13
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Review of JBoss Weld CDI for Java Platform

The book provides a very good introduction to Weld, which is about the reference implementation of the Java specification for Contexts and Dependency Injection (named JSR 299), which is called...

Kai Wähner10/08/13
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Book Review: "Apache Camel Message Routing"

"Apache Camel Message Routing" is a new book published on August, 26th, 2013 by PACKT PUBLISHING (ISBN: 978-1783283477). The author is Bilgin Ibryam. As its subtitle says, the book describes how to...

Stephen Kitt10/07/13
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Review of Getting Started with Google Guava

Google Guava started off as a library of utilities for Java collections, and grew from there to cover caching, event propagation, some aspects of functional programming, and of course, the stalwarts...

Matthew Nohr10/06/13
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Getting Started with Google Guava

The Guava libraries from Google are an impressive set of Java utilities that cover things from caching, to improved collections, to functional programming, to Strings, primitives, and Files. Getting...

Mitch Pronschinske10/01/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Front end or Front-end or Frontend?

New software terms and product names are being added to our vocabulary every day, and there's no dictionary or standard document to tell us how to write them. That confusion is the reason I decided to start writing a guide.