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George Dinwiddie03/28/14
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Definition of Ready

Many time, in the middle of developing a user story, the programmer discovers a question about how it’s intended to work. Or the tester, when looking at the functionality that’s been developed, questions if it’s really supposed to work that way.

Eli Bendersky03/28/14
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Rewriting the lexer benchmark in Go

Last year I was toying with a simple lexer, implementing it using multiple approaches in both Python and Javascript. Redoing the same task using multiple approaches and using more than one language is a very interesting code kata and a great way to learn. Hopefully the code would be useful/interesting to someone.

Jim Bird03/28/14
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Secure DevOps: Seems Simple

The DevOps security story is deceptively simple. It’s based on a few fundamental, straight forward ideas and practices:

Adrian Milne03/28/14
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Data Pumper: Migrating Data from MySQL to PostgreSQL

The author recently made the decision to migrate from MySQL to PostgreSQL (the reasons why to be covered later). He thought he'd just jot down my notes on a tool he tried to help with the migration: SQL Workbench/J Data Pumper (no sniggering at the back).

Lukas Eder03/28/14
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A SQL Query DSL for Scala by ScalikeJDBC

There are a tremendous amount of SQL APIs natively written in Scala. One API that we want to focus on in particular is ScalikeJDBC (licensed ASL 2.0), which has recently published a SQL query DSL API similar to that of jOOQ.

Anindita Basak03/28/14
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A Lap Around of Cloud Design Patterns – Microsoft Patterns & Practices

Patterns & Practices are key indicators of any application development life-cycle, whether it’s Windows Store/Desktop app, Web, Cloud, mobility, or LOB app. Microsoft P&P leverages few new patterns as well for Cloud based apps. Lets have a summation as followed.

Merrick Chaffer03/27/14
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How to Run a SQL Query Across Multiple Databases with One Query

In this article, you'll find a quick tip on how to use SQL Server management studio to run a SQL query across multiple databases with one query.

M Butcher03/27/14
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Goose for Database Migrations

The author has been hunting for good database tools to perform that class of tasks that we all need, but that we end up re-implementing over and over again. One such task is database migrations. He's been experimenting with Goose to provide general-purpose database migration support.

Lukas Eder03/27/14
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Please, Run That Calculation in Your RDBMS

There’s one thing that you can do terribly wrong when working with RDBMS. And that thing is not running your calculations in the database, when you should.

Eric Minick03/26/14
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New Database Management Plugin from Datical

One of the riskiest parts of a deployment is updating the database schema. We’ve argued for years that you should automate these processes. The most common first step in that direction is to take the SQL scripts you’ve been using and treat them as incremental versions in IBM UrbanCode Deploy.

Chen Harel03/26/14
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The Dark Side Of Lambda Expressions in Java 8

Java 8’s two biggest features in terms of the language are Lambda expressions and the new Nashorn engine. But these features also have a dark side to them

Alec Noller03/26/14
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Tell DZ: The Highs & Lows of Your Journey to Continuous Delivery

Moving toward Continuous Delivery can be a big change. Ideally, releases speed up and smaller, iterative changes allow for quick fixes and less risk. But any team undergoing changes will experience growing pains. Let us know with a comment: What has your experience with Continuous Delivery been like?

Alec Noller03/26/14
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Dev of the Week: Troy Hunt

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Troy Hunt, Software Architect and Microsoft MVP for Developer Security.

Dave Fecak03/26/14
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Why Hire Older Engineers

As someone who has been around programmers (and ran a Java Users Group) for about 15 years, I often guide senior technologists in marketing their skills. I generally advise my clients on employing some senior level engineers who are strong coders but will also serve a secondary purpose of attracting other less experienced hires.

Scott Westfall03/26/14
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Whatever Happened to Reuse?

If we’re doing things correctly, almost everything we write should make the next release or next project easier. Effective reuse taps into the passion developers feel for great code, leading to greater creativity and productivity. Besides, how many Foobulators does one company need, anyway?