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Mauro Carniel07/11/14
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Migrating from Lotus Domino to modern web solutions

Migrating a large degree of custom applications developed using Lotus Notes represents the real challenge at the moment for a company, since it has sensible costs involved with the ri-engineering and redevelopment of these applications with another platform.

Alex Bolenok07/10/14
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SQL Server: Deleting with Self-Referential FOREIGN KEY, Handling Loops

Responding to a comment involving infinite loops, the author looks at how to clean them up using check conditions.

Paul Underwood07/10/14
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Using IF Statements In Sass

In this article we are going to look at using IF statements in Sass.

jb j07/10/14
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How to build a fixed menu in 3 easy steps

Fixed menus are a definitive web design trend of 2014. They look good, and they are also super useful for visitors. Today, I’m showing you how you can create a lightweight, functional and beautiful fixed menu for your website or WordPress blog.

Peter Zaitsev07/10/14
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Using MySQL Triggers and Views in Amazon RDS

I recently had an opportunity to migrate a customer from a physical server into Amazon’s RDS environment. In this particular case the customers’ platform makes extensive use of MySQL triggers and views. I came across two significant issues that prevented me from following Amazon’s documentation.

Paul Hammant07/10/14
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Browsing QML instead of HTML

HTML's a mess, I think. A SAX form handing off to a YACC form that can be escaped within the former. CSS has turned out to be a whole PhD subject on its own. What if we could start over? What would that look like?

Peter Pilgrim07/10/14
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Is TDD Dead Or Alive?

This blog post is for those of you who are unaware that there is a major debate in contemporary software development happening now, today. People have been wondering about the value of Test-Driven Development (TDD) for a long while

Matt Lacey07/10/14
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SQLitePCL vs. Akavache

Earlier this week I shared the news that there is now an "official(ish)" version of SQLite that can be used in what Microsoft calls "Universal Apps". I was asked how this compares with using Akavache, and if I have any recommendations.

Erich Styger07/10/14
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Step-by-Step: Updating OSBDM/OSJTAG Debug Firmware

While new Freescale boards come with the OpenSDA debug firmware, I still students using boards with the OSBDM/OSJTAG.

Mark Needham07/10/14
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R/plyr: ddply – Error in vector(type, length) : vector: cannot make a vector of mode ‘closure’.

In my continued playing around with plyr’s ddply function I was trying to group a data frame by one of its columns and return a count of the number of rows with specific values and ran into a strange (to me) error message.

Mark Needham07/10/14
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R/plyr: ddply – Error in vector(type, length) : vector: cannot make a vector of mode ‘closure’.

In my continued playing around with plyr’s ddply function I was trying to group a data frame by one of its columns and return a count of the number of rows with specific values and ran into a strange (to me) error message.

Johanna Rothman07/09/14
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Pragmatic Manager Posted: Standup or Handoff

If you are near the Boston area, this Thursday, July 10, and want to see some sparks fly—or at least engage in lively debate—come to the Agile New England meeting July 10.

Kin Lane07/09/14
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Nothing Happens Until I Write It Down

How much of history do we retain from written accounts? If we don’t write history down, it doesn't happen—now we generate reality partially through online publishing.

Andreas Kollegger07/09/14
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From the Neo4j Community: Best of June 2014

The Neo4j community once again posted tons graph-tastic stuff this past month from awesome articles to great GraphGists. Here are a few of our favorites from the Neo4j community in June:

Alec Noller07/09/14
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The Best of DZone: July 1 - 8

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include dynamic CSS classes with SASS, deploying a RabbitMQ cluster on Google Compute Engine, why you should stop unit testing database code, what makes a good programmer, and more.