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What Is 'Real-Time' Anyway...?

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 38 min ago
So what does real-time mean anyway? An example is, what are referred to as, “hard-real-time systems” [2], where computation must meet stringent timing constraints and one must guarantee that those computations must be completed before specified deadlines. Failure to do so can lead to intolerable system degradation and can in some applications lead to catastrophic loss of life or property. Many safety-critical systems are hard-real-time systems, and include embedded tactical systems for military applications, flight mission control, traffic control, production control, nuclear plant control etc. and in many cases the real-time properties need to be guaranteed and proven - often using techniques such as formal methods [3] for example.

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Cloud Computing: Solving the Next Friction Point

Java Developer's Journal - 8 hours 23 min ago
Today, developers and business units are leading the charge to cloud computing. The primary driver: faster access to computing resources by using the cloud's automated infrastructure provisioning. However, fast access to infrastructure exposes the next friction point: creating, delivering, and operating applications much faster. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Bernard Golden, VP of Strategy at ActiveState, will discuss why solving the next friction point is critical for true cloud computing success and how developers and business units can leverage service catalogs, frameworks, and DevOps to achieve the true goal of IT: delivering increased business value through applications.

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Automate with Grunt

O'Reilly News: Java - 8 hours 24 min ago

Grunt is everywhere. JavaScript projects from jQuery to Twitter Bootstrap use Grunt to convert code, run tests, and produce distributions for production. It's a build tool in the spirit of Make and Rake, but written with modern apps in mind. This book gets you up to speed with Grunt using practical hands-on examples, so you can wrangle your projects with ease. You'll learn how to create and maintain tasks and project builds, and automate your workflow with plugins and custom tasks.

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Data Governance and Data Discovery

Java Developer's Journal - 8 hours 53 min ago
Most companies only analyze subsets of their business data and fragmented data in several places – there is nothing “big” about that. By freeing IT time and resources, the process of analyzing your data can be streamlined, ensuring that all the data is in the system, complete, and available. With the operations, implementation, and data management outsourced and IT teams being used as dedicated shepherds of data into and out of the system, executives get the smartest data at their fingertips. Business Intelligence is a huge market. It is more important than ever to understand that projects are still built by small teams of BI specialists. The future – and to a great extent uncharted territory – is generated BI applications. With hundreds of applications, each of them is slightly different. We have already seen this happening in different parts of the IT industry. We have witnessed what has happened to operations, even in small teams, and their ability to command large IT infrastructures with hundreds of machines.

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Moore’s Law Gives Way to Bezos’s Law

Java Developer's Journal - 10 hours 53 min ago
loud providers Google, AWS and Microsoft are doing some spring-cleaning - out with the old, in with the new - when it comes to pricing services. With the latest cuts, here's a news flash: There's a new business model driving cloud that is every bit as exponential in growth -- with order of magnitude improvements to pricing -- as Moore's Law has been to computing. Let's call it "Bezos' Law," and go straight to the math

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Key Data Residency Requirements Global Organizations Need to Understand

Java Developer's Journal - 11 hours 8 min ago
One challenge more and more enterprises are grappling with as they plan to adopt the cloud is data residency & sovereignty. They are finding that if they want to use a cloud service hosted outside of their borders, life can become quite complex. Perhaps it is a result of the often discussed “Snowden Effect,” but no one can deny that countries and regions are putting some strict guidelines in place to ensure privacy of sensitive data that is moving outside of their borders. These three examples are indicative of what I foresee we will be seeing much more of.

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The New Face of Procurement

Java Developer's Journal - 12 hours 8 min ago
The power of data-driven business networks is increasing, but how do enterprises best leverage that intelligence as they seek new services, products and efficiency? The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader panel discussion focuses on the future of business and how companies can benefit from the new insight and analysis that transparent business networks and processes allow. The power of data-driven business networks and the analytics derived from them are increasing, but how do enterprises best leverage that intelligence as they seek new services, products and efficiency? How do automation and intelligence enter the picture for better matching buyers and sellers?

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Arthur Buliva: My 5 Favorite NetBeans IDE Features

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
An article series focusing on NetBeans users and their five favorite NetBeans IDE features. Arthur Buliva, PHP and Drupal developer from Kenya.
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Financial Management on NetBeans for Eritrean Government

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
Salhadin Yousuf Mahmoud discusses how paper-based financial systems in Eritrea are being replaced by software systems created with NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform.
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NetBeans IDE 8.0 Arrives

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
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New NetBeans IDE 8.0 with Support for Java 8 Officially Released!

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
NetBeans IDE 8.0 delivers full support for the latest Java 8 technologies--Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also provides a range of new enhancements for Maven and Java EE with PrimeFaces; new tools for HTML5, in particular for AngularJS; and improvements to PHP and C/C++ support. Download NetBeans IDE 8.0 Release Highlights: Java 8 technology support Java EE code generators for PrimeFaces New tools and performance enhancements for Maven New tools for coding AngularJS Tomcat 8.0 and TomEE support Support for PHP 5.5 Enhancements for Subversion, Git and Mercurial NetBeans IDE 8.0 is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese. More Information Complete list of features in NetBeans IDE 8.0 Video: What's New in NetBeans IDE 8.0 New Screencasts and Tutorials Oracle Press Release
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Oracle Announces New NetBeans IDE Release with Comprehensive Support for Java 8

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
With the rich features and extensive range of tools, templates and samples provided in NetBeans IDE 8.0, developers have access to first-class and comprehensive support for the newest Java technologies and enhancements.
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Smart Migration to Java SE 8 with NetBeans IDE 8

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
Learn about lambdas and other new Java SE 8 features, as well as how to use them in NetBeans IDE 8.
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PrimeFaces Development with NetBeans IDE 8

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
Learn how to quickly and efficiently create PrimeFaces applications with Java EE 7 and NetBeans IDE 8.
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NetBeans Community Approves NetBeans IDE 8.0 for Release

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
We are pleased to announce the results of the NetBeans IDE 8.0 Community Acceptance Survey that ended March 11th: 93% of 133 respondents agree that NetBeans IDE 8.0 Release Candidate is stable enough to be shipped! A few respondents pointed out several serious issues. We evaluated them all not to overlook some important problem. We have noticed an increased satisfaction with Java Editor (+6%) since NetBeans IDE 7.4 and 0% dissatisfaction with Java SE 8 support, JavaScript Editor and C/C++ support. Check it out yourselves! Overall, this is a good news for the NetBeans IDE 8.0 from the community, and we thank all who provided this valuable feedback!
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The 21st NetBeans Governance Board: Tim Boudreau and Zoran Sevarac

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
The NetBeans team is pleased to announce that Tim Boudreau and Zoran Sevarac are the new community-elected members of the 21st Governance Board. The Oracle-appointed third member of the Board will be Ashwin Rao, NetBeans Senior Product Management Group Manager. Thank you to all the great nominees for taking part in this election and for their continued support of the NetBeans project. Thank you to the NetBeans community for voting! More information NetBeans Governance Board Election Process The Current and Past Board Members
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Video: Java ME 8 EA Support in NetBeans IDE

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:13
This screencast demonstrates how to activate and register the Java ME 8 SDK in NetBeans, and then create and run a Java ME 8 Embedded project.
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MapDB: The Agile Java Database

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:00
MapDB is an Apache-licensed open source database specifically designed for Java developers. The library uses the standard Java Collections API, making it totally natural for Java developers to use and adopt, while scaling database size from GBs to TBs. MapDB is very fast and supports an agile approach to data, allowing developers to construct flexible schemas to exactly match application needs and tune performance, durability and caching for specific requirements.

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Designing for Performance

O'Reilly News: Java - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:29

As a web designer, you have tough choices to make when it comes to weighing aesthetics and performance. This practical book helps you approach a new project with page speed in mind, and shows you how to test and benchmark which design choices are most important. You’ll also learn how to design semantic HTML and CSS that are easily repurposed and edited later, saving not just page load time but also your own time during development.

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