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Biju Kunjummen06/16/14
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Thymeleaf: fragments and angularjs router partial views

One more of the many cool features of thymeleaf is the ability to render fragments of templates - I have found this to be an especially useful feature to use with AngularJs.

Lorna Mitchell06/13/14
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What Got You Involved in Open Source?

I did a very unscientific twtpoll recently regarding what brought each of us into open source. Plenty of people took the time to vote or retweet, so I thought I'd loop back around and let you know how it looked overall when the poll closed.

Venkatt Guhesan06/13/14
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Getting started with vertx, an alternative to node.js

The VertX solution is built upon (and requires) a JDK/JRE under the skin. But then because Java supports other languages under its skin, you can leverage the benefits of languages such as JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Ruby, Python, Groovy or Java.

Raymond Camden06/13/14
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Browser slowdown? SVN failing? Read this.

For a few months now, I've experienced an odd issue with Chrome. I'd go to a URL and get nothing but a white screen while something tried to load.

Paul Reed06/12/14
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The Ship Show: Extinguishing Burnout

As tech companies implement all sorts of ways to increase their output, the often-undiscussed tradeoff is how it impacts employees.

Mike Bushong06/12/14
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The Third Epoch: Re-verticalization of IT

If you believe that buying patterns will shift more towards a re-verticalization of IT, then individual constituents in the current IT stack will ultimately align to a relatively small number of overarching IT providers.

Chris Odell06/12/14
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Embrace Difference, Embrace Innovation

In my opinion, when we see things from another persons point of view our minds go down a different path, and who knows where that new path will lead and what innovation it might inspire.

Mike Bushong06/10/14
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Bad role or bad circumstances

We have all probably found ourselves at some point in a position that seemed a whole lot better on paper than it actually is in real life. What do you do?

Henrik Warne06/09/14
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Antifragility and Software Development

I recently finished the book Antifragile – Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. I liked it a lot, and I think the ideas in it are quite useful when examining various systems and phenomena. What especially struck me when reading it was how much of it applies to software development.

Chris Odell06/06/14
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Agile Decompiled: Stand-up Meetings

In the end as long as the meetings you have are clear and focused and relevant to all parties then, for me, it doesn’t really matter if you are standing up or sitting down.

Paul Underwood06/06/14
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Checking Media Queries With jQuery

The best way of changing your display depending on screen size is to use media queries to find out the size viewport of the screen and allowing you to change the design depending on what screen size is on.

Kin Lane06/06/14
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I Cannot Sit Idly By As Technology Marches Forward

I may not have the stamina and fortitude to continue for decades, but I cannot just sit idly by as technology blindly marches forward. I have to understand how it all works and push back, hoping to influence the course we take.

Sony Arouje06/05/14
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My home entertainment network with NAS and Raspberry Pi

This post explains how different devices in my home connect via Wi-Fi and provide an easy way of streaming media contents. In this setup I create a playlist in one location (NAS) and all other devices can consume it.

Valeri Karpov06/05/14
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The Future of MongooseJS

While the changes in 3.9.0 were relatively minor, they open the door to getting some interesting features into 4.0. Here are some of the high-level features I think should make it in to 4.0:

Venkatt Guhesan06/05/14
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Cross-Browser Testing for WebSockets

So how do we test for both WebSockets and MozWebSocket? Here’s how: