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Mitch Pronschinske08/19/13
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Session Store Design with NoSQL

Basho is pretty active about reaching out to developers who might benefit from trying Riak. After doing a presentation on Amazon DynamoDB, Tim Gross was contacted by them and Tim decided to write an article about his experience creating a session store with Riak, DynamoDB and Redis.

Mitch Pronschinske08/19/13
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Essentials of Product Development

It takes more than talent to make a great product. You also have to focus on the right things, in the right order, with the right people at hand. Learn the key points for successfully developing product so you can make the most progress on your big idea.

Mitch Pronschinske08/18/13
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Celery 3.0 Highlights

Popular distributed message processor, Celery, has reached version 3.0 this month and includes some great new features like a better API, an umbrella CLI command and a new "canvas" feature for complex workflows.

Mitch Pronschinske08/17/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (August 18)

Code faster by voice, build your hacker score instead of a resume, and learn a new technique for CSS absolute centering. Plus, a new release for Vim and a tool that makes a meme when you Git commit.

Mitch Pronschinske08/16/13
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Amazon DynamoDB Intro Screencast: Part 1

This first screencast (of really great quality and usefulness, I might add) will cover creating tables in DynamoDB and populating them with data.

Mitch Pronschinske08/15/13
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Systems & Configuration Management Tools with SaltStack

SaltStack is often boxed into the configuration management tools basket, but it's much different from most software like it. In fact, it is radically different than most configuration management tools.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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Simplifying Amazon SQS

I know that AWS's Simple Queue Service already has "Simple" in the title, but one developer found an even simpler way to interface with this cloud-based message queue.

Mitch Pronschinske08/12/13
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Easier Viewing of Beanstalkd Queues in Sinatra

Moving up from Resque to a full messaging queue, like Beanstalkd? If you're using Sinatra as your microframework, check out this gem ccalled beanstalkd_view.

Mitch Pronschinske08/12/13
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The ZeroMQ Docs Are Actually Pretty Funny

If you've read the ZeroMQ docs before, you probably noticed a few pockets of good old-fashioned corny nerd humor. It seems that the creators and the rest of the ZeroMQ development community had a little fun when creating their docs. Maybe other open source projects should follow their example.

Mitch Pronschinske08/12/13
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Using ZeroMQ with Go

This video has a double-header of presentations. The first is on twelve best practices for the Go programming langauge, and the second presentation, which starts after the 50 minute mark, is about using ZeroMQ with Go.

Mitch Pronschinske08/11/13
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MongoDB Hadoop Adapter Reaches 1.1

The 10gen blog announced the release of Mongo-Hadoop 1.1 in a post that recaps the project's progress so far.

Mitch Pronschinske08/11/13
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DDD, Rails, and MongoDB

DDD isn't well known in Ruby developer circles. Don't discount it. DDD could be a boon to the Ruby community if it gained momentum. See how this sample Ruby on Rails/MongoDB app was built using DDD techniques.

Mitch Pronschinske08/10/13
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Casual Log Collection and Querying with fluent-plugin-riak

Learn how Riak and fluentd make a powerful combination for log collection and querying. The fluent-plugin-riak library makes it all possible.

Mitch Pronschinske08/10/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (August 11)

Learn about the new utilities for Dropbox and SkyDrive. Then you'll have to see if you fall in love with Angular and Python 3.4. Plus, have fun with the developer excuse generator and the startup legitimizer.

Mitch Pronschinske08/08/13
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Nobody will Train You but You

Why do we all know a developer who has been pounding out unmaintainable code for a decade or more? Why do people "believe in TDD but I don't have time to write tests during crunch?" How is it that we have an entire industry based around rescuing teams from acutely awful Rails apps?