Why you are being asked for a code sample and what it says about the employer.
At some point during the developer recruiting process, any hiring
manager with the remotest concept of due diligence is going to attempt
to get a preview of what to expect from...
This week, DZone has gathered together its top articles in every
major topical area. These Ruby and Python articles were chosen based popularity and quality of
content. Top Ruby and Python Articles of 2011Track your home's live electricity usage with...
This is a repost of my SysAdvent blogpost. It's merely here for archival purposes, or for people who read my blog but didn't see the sysadvent blogpost.
Lots has been written about Vagrant. It simply is a great tool: people use it as a sandbox...
fact, for over 30 years or so, the Database Wars have been settled, the
relational databases have won the fight, and the decision left was which
relational database to use. Everyone “knows” that NoSQL is something
that Google invented to handle the...
This is the start of a (hopefully) series of posts about DevOps, based on my presentation From Dev to DevOps.
The Agile movement stablished a series of development practices quite common nowadays, or at least highly desired:
I wrote about binary search
in my previous post, which is indeed one very fast searching algorithm,
but in some cases we can achieve even faster results. Such an algorithm
is the “interpolation search” – perhaps the most interesting of all
(Warning some Ubuntu ranting ahead) apt-get install virtualbox-ose
apt-get install rubygems
gem install vagrantThat's what I assumed it would take me to install vagrant on a spare Ubuntu (Natty) laptop.
Well it's not. after that I was greeted...
The Solr/Lucene development platform produced by LucidImagination - Home to Solr creator Yonik Seeley and long-time Lucene PMC Grant Ingersoll - has reached a new version today that updates a list of key issues. The platform, called "LucidWorks...
Apache Whirr version 0.7.0 has just been released with some nice new support features for DevOps folks and Machine Learning buffs. The release also fixed 50 issues (4 of them were blockers). Whirr was recently promoted to a Top Level Project at Apache and...
About 3 years ago, I launched my first product. I built it
with two fabulous partners, who continue to produce awesome things. It
was a little app, and a tool I thought made for better web. It is no
longer online, due to costs, it was a URL aggregator...
There’s a lot of good things about JSON — it’s a standards based,
language independent, representation of object-like data. Also, it’s
easy to read (for users and programmers alike). Each document is only
about data, not complex object graphs and...
The binary search is perhaps the most famous and best suitable search
algorithm for sorted arrays. Indeed when the array is sorted it is
useless to check every single item against the desired value. Of course a
better approach is to jump straight to the...
Merry DevOps holidays to you all! DZone brought you some funny and interesting tweets as a present!@jpoesen: Joery PoesenEvery time you postpone automating dev environment creation, it bites you in the ass. Every. Single. Time. #devops