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Mitch Pronschinske09/25/13
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Nanomsg 0.2 Release Today Adds "Nanocat"

Nanomsg 0.2 added around 120 patches and one crucial new feature: a command-line interface. The CLI for Nanomsg is called "nanocat," and you can check it out right here.

Allen Coin09/25/13
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An Interview with PhoneGap Refcard Author Raymond Camden

This week's "Getting Started with PhoneGap" Refcard was authored by Adobe developer evangelist and DZone MVB Raymond Camden. We spoke to Ray a little bit about his background and the PhoneGap Refcard.

Allen Coin09/25/13
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Dev of the Week: Simon Jackson

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community. This week we're talking to Simon Jackson, indie game development enthusiast, community developer, and technical architect ...

Mitch Pronschinske09/25/13
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Nitrous.IO Adds Package Manager For MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, and more

Nitrous.IO is an intriguing new PaaS that looks like a legitimate competitor to platforms like Heroku. Similar to Heroku, Nitrous.IO now has a package manager with some of the functionality you'd find in Heroku's Toolbelt.

S M Sohan09/25/13
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On ActiveRecord Query Enhancers

The question is: Should we use the third-party ActiveRecord Query Enhancers, such as SearchLogic, Squeel or MetaSearch?

Jan Machacek09/24/13
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Websockets, AngularJS, RabbitMQ and C++ in Spring 4

In this post, you will get a walk-through of a Spring Framework 4-based application that makes the most of WebSockets, RabbitMQ and OpenCV to implement a simple computer vision application. It counts coins that an iOS application sends in a video stream over a binary WebSocket.

Mitch Pronschinske09/24/13
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OpenShift Will Support Docker!

Docker, an open-source app portability container, has been a hot new project over the past month. The latest news from the project is that they will be partnering with Red Hat to bring the project's Linux kernel version in line with the kernel used by Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS.

Mike Hadlow09/24/13
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RabbitMQ: AMQP Channel Best Practices

My current implementation of EasyNetQ makes creating channels for publishing the responsibility of the user. I now think this is a mistake. It encourages the pattern of: create a channel, publish, dispose of the channel.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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Redis on ElastiCache: Benchmarked

Just a week after Amazon's ElasiCache added support for Redis (it was only the second caching tool to gain support after Memcached), there is now a great benchmark article posted that evaluates the performance of Redis on AWS ElastiCache.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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Redis Can Be a Message Queue

Redis is unique when it comes to NoSQL databases. It actually can become a fully-functional message queue if you want. One company has written instructions for just for this.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 23)

Watch a mainstream news network try to describe GitHub, and learn about JetBrains' next big idea. Plus, see what's coming in WebGL 2.0 and C++ (the creator will tell you).

Mitch Pronschinske09/21/13
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Redis: Why and How

Redis can seem like an odd beast: though it’s a “data store”, it’s very different from relational databases, or document databases, or other sorts of system you might be familiar with.

Lukas Eder09/20/13
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Do You Put Trust in Vendors’ NoSQL Promises?

We should be sceptical of vendors who claim that highly trained maintenance people are the main problem we need to solve. They promise that you can cut down on DBA and licensing costs without knowing the costs you might incur in a “NoDBA” and “NoLicensing" scenario.

Barton George09/19/13
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Talking APIs with ProgrammableWeb Founder: John Musser

Hear from the founder of ProgrammableWeb about the best API providers, API science and the future of APIs.

Mitch Pronschinske09/18/13
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A Quick Tip for Limiting Memory Usage in RabbitMQ

RabbitMQ is among the more full-featured message queues, like ActiveMQ or WebSphere MQ (and not like ZeroMQ). Sometimes you might need it to run a little lighter, and for that I found this quick tip on limiting RabbitMQ's memory usage.