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Understanding the Risks and Value of Mobility to Your Stakeholders

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 16:00
The key to securing your mobility is to understand how it is being used in your environment and what is potentially at risk. Taking stock of the mobile devices, applications and traffic in your network is critical to identifying how your data and resources are potentially vulnerable. Since mobile devices are being used to do more and more –the devices being carried around today are 3000 times more powerful than the compute power on the original space shuttle6 – the potential risks continue to increase.

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Tim Boudreau: Frequently Undiscovered Features in NetBeans

NetBeans Highlights - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 22:43
NetBeans guru Tim Boudreau shares a few helpful but little-known tips to help speed up your work with NetBeans!
Categories: Java, Open Source

You Don't Know JS: Types & Grammar

O'Reilly News: Java - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 17:33

The "You Don't Know JS" series takes a closer look at the features of JavaScript that developers find confusing, and therefore avoid, or use incorrectly. As part of the series, this compact guide explores JavaScript types in greater depth than previous treatments, defining the problems of coercion, demonstrating why types work, and showing developers how to take advantage of those features.

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The Future of Testing: Where Do Testers Spend Their Time?

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 21:25
TechWell, IBM, uTest, and Keynote partnered on a powerful new survey that explores where today’s testers are spending their time, what obstacles they most often encounter, and where they think their attention should be focused. Hear what others are saying about this valuable survey report: "All of these points are consistent with my experience in both being a tester and leading global test teams across multiple companies. The battle cries are the same and don't seem to have changed in a couple of decades." Mike Sowers, CIO and Senior Consultant at Software Quality Engineering "By sharing these survey results, I sincerely believe that IBM has done a great service to the industry and the tester community. Thank you!" Wayne Middleton, CEO at Software Quality Engineering

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@CloudExpo | PCI-DSS Encryption Requirements

Java Developer's Journal - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 21:15

Significant money is at stake and in need of protection in the Payment Card Industry (PCI). The global payment card industry covers several sectors: banks and financial institutions (acquirers), issuers, processors, service providers, merchants carrying out transactions online and via point of sale terminals in bricks and mortar stores, large and small. PCI Security The […]

The post PCI-DSS Encryption Requirements appeared first on Porticor Cloud Security.

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@BigDataExpo | Dentsu razorfish Selects @MapR Distribution with #Hadoop

Java Developer's Journal - Sun, 09/07/2014 - 15:00
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced that Dentsu razorfish, a joint venture between digital agency razorfish and Dentsu, the world’s leading advertisement firm, has deployed the MapR Distribution including Hadoop as the underlying technology for its Next Generation Communication Platform (NGCP) solution. The MapR Distribution enables Dentsu razorfish to cost-effectively leverage vast amounts of data for real-time analysis and strengthen the success of the digital marketing services it provides for clients.

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CIO Shocker: #Cloud and SaaS Surprise Awaits

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 18:00
The advancement of technology has led to widespread Cloud data and SaaS application usage throughout enterprises. And CIOs are unprepared for the (mostly unwelcome) implications - largely unaware of the "SaaS Sprawl" in their organizations. These Cloud applications are available for just about every role in a company - from human resources to marketing, there's an app for that. And odds are, someone in your organization is using it - most likely without IT knowing. As app (primarily SaaS and Cloud) use within organizations continues to spread and accelerate, IT professionals are largely unaware of the massive scale of Cloud application utilization. However, IT continues to be held responsible for many of the implications resulting from this widespread proliferation.

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@Virtustream to Present ‘Mission-Critical Apps in the #Cloud’ @CloudExpo

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 16:30
If cloud computing benefits are so clear, why have so few enterprises migrated their mission-critical apps? The answer is often inertia and FUD. No one ever got fired for not moving to the cloud – not yet. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Michael Hoch, SVP, Cloud Advisory Service at Virtustream, will discuss the six key steps to justify and execute your MCA cloud migration.

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@RackWare To Exhibit At @CloudExpo Silicon Valley

Java Developer's Journal - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 14:30
RackWare is a privately held company focused on delivering solutions to easily and cost-effectively enable the use of cloud for today’s enterprises. The company was founded in 2009 by entrepreneurs with extensive experience delivering enterprise-class products in the server, storage, network, and virtualization markets. RackWare brings intelligence and automation to the cloud, to improve availability for enterprises, provide greater flexibility for enterprise IT users, and reduce costs for enterprise IT providers. The Rackware approach enables users to dynamically scale physical, virtual, and cloud resources across private and public environments as computing needs fluctuate.

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GWT.create 2015 Conference

Google Web Toolkit Blog - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:10
Vaadin is hosting the second GWT.create conference, with repeat events in Mountain View and Munich. This is going to be another exciting event, connecting GWT developers worldwide.

The following is a guest blog post from Fredrik Rönnlund of Vaadin Ltd.

GWT.create Conference, January 22-23. 27-28, 2015

The largest dedicated GWT conference is back in January.

Last year over 650 people joined the GWT.create conference and this time we're redoing the conference as an even larger conference.

We're happy to announce speakers from Google's GWT team, the original creators of GWT Bruce Johnson and Joel Webber from FullStory and steering committee members from Red Hat, Sencha, ArcBees, JetBrains, Bizo, Vaadin and many many more.

Come and hear about GWT3, Web Components, Polymer and Paper, Super Dev Mode, Functional UIs and remote controlled drones. This is your chance to collaborate with the core GWT teams, pitch your ideas and grab a beer in good company around emerging trends.

Early bird 20% discounted pricing available until September 30th at http://gwtcreate.com/register/.


See you in Mountain View, CA or Munich, Germany in January.
Categories: Java, Open Source, Vendor

@CloudExpo | Five Trends That Will Shape the Future of #Cloud Hosting

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:15
With $13 billion expected to be spent by American businesses alone in 2014, the cloud should no longer be considered an alternative IT model. The demand for hardware to run traditional infrastructures is in a nosedive. IBM is spending $1 billion this year, matching the amount it spent in 2013, on “workforce rebalancing” (the company’s lingo for widespread layoffs). Cisco is experiencing a similarly negative impact, with a 4% decline in revenue for its equipment expected this year. Despite those pieces of bad news for major technology brands, the cloud ultimately represents not closure, but change. It’s been a gradual transition from the established to the innovative, in large part due to concerns over security. Cloud security experts scored a major victory in 2011 when Gen. Keith Alexander announced that the Pentagon would be deploying the new technological approach.

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Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development

O'Reilly News: Java - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 17:34

Mastering Eclipse Plug-in Development shows you how to build an extensible application using custom extension points and dynamic OSGi services in Eclipse. Dynamic design patterns such as whiteboard and extender are covered along with specific techniques to deal with native and legacy code.

This book dives right into the details and teaches you how to define new JFace wizards and extend Eclipse with custom extension points. Then the book moves quickly on to the details of how to define new commands for the Eclipse console and how to include native code in a plug-in. You will engage with modular application design patterns and Thread Context ClassLoaders before getting the details on how to create as well as manage P2 sites and write help documentation for an Eclipse plug-in.

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Web Development with Java and JSF: Author Interview with Michael Müller

NetBeans Highlights - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:57
Software developer and blogger Michael Müller discusses his new book, a practical guide for Java developers to enhance their web development skills and featuring NetBeans IDE.
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@CloudExpo | Managing a Private #Cloud Environment

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 14:30
When we are deciding between public or private cloud implementation there are some capabilities we need to take into consideration and security is one of the top ones. Other characteristics like integration with existing systems, costs and management are also important. Looking at the management side of a cloud environment, there may be some delivery models that can be used in this arena that can bring new ways into the decision process.

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Build a Hangman game with Java, Ajax, and Cloudant

Learn how to build an online Hangman game by using the Bluemix Liberty for Java runtime and Cloudant NoSQL database service.
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@iXsystems To Exhibit at @CloudExpo Silicon Valley

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 02:30
In a very real way, everything they do at iXsystems helps the cause of open source. From the engineers who write code they contribute back to FreeBSD, to the testers who give feedback on open source drivers back to vendors, to the marketers who travel around the world to promote FreeBSD, PC-BSD, and FreeNAS, to the salespeople who educate every client about how open source software can save them money and do more than they ever imagined… the list goes on. iXsystems engineers and leaders hail from everything from top-500 websites to Fortune 500 powerhouses.

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@ThingsExpo | ASEAN Diversity & the Internet of Things (#IoT)

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 01:00
I'll be heading to Southeast Asia immediately following our upcoming @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo in Santa Clara. I'll rekindle some previous business relationships I had when I lived in the region in 2009-2012. I'll also investigate new ways to bring the messages of socio-economic growth through Cloud Computing, Big Data/Analytics, and the Internet of Things. Our team focus for the next two months is on producing the best event ever in Santa Clara. We're well on the way. (It's easy to keep up with the latest developments.) From Talk to Action But as I read about a job opening with ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asion Nations), a job for which I'm spectacularly unqualified in many respects, I'm reminded of the uniqueness of this region and its potential. ASEAN has been criticized in the past as merely a “talk shop,” a place in which many government functionaries huff and puff but at which little is accomplished. I prefer to be more optimistic. The organization is surprisingly far along a path of liberalizing trade, EU and NAFTA style, and talks explicitly of regional peace and perhaps a unified currency some day. The challenge is very difficult. The organization was almost shunned by Western leaders as it grappled with how to handle the military dictatorship of Myanmar, former Burma. Yet today the country has loosened things a bit, foreign businesspeople, NGOs, and tourists are getting in, and the economic potential of a nation of 50 million people with a glorious past is closer to being realized than it has been in decades. Complexity as a Virtue The ASEAN nations comprise a highly complex fabric of languages and cultures that make the entirety of Europe seem rather simple and drab by comparison. Try to get a grip on, say, Thai, Vietnamese, and Tagalog at the same time and you'll get the idea. If you're a religious sort, you'll encounter myriad varieties of Abrahamism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, with some local syncretism thrown in for extra spice. There are also more than 600 million people here, twice the population of the United States. So I'm looking forward to spending some more time there. The region is jut up against the two giants of glowering China and ambitious India, with Hong Kong and Taiwan also in the neighborhood. The northern Asian economic engines of Japan and South Korea are reached in reasonable flights; even Australia and New Zealand are not unduly accessible and in the same region of time zones. Take Heed So here's my buried lead to this story: the ASEAN Secretariat, headquartered in Jakarta, should take notice of what we're accomplishing with @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo and the research we're doing at the Tau Institute. The technology and solutions more than 7,500 visitors will see in Santa Clara in November are ripe for adoption throughout the world. We live in a time of near-instant communications and wildfire-like global adoption of new technology, when the governments of nations are willing to embrace it. Singapore is, of course, the most developed, and remain heads-and-shoulders above its fellow members. The place can still astonish the Western visitor, even those aware of its starting economic development over the past few decades. Singapore is now among the world leaders in deploying IoT technology to continue to improve itself. Yet Singapore is also a city-state and doesn't have to grapple with the needs of the tens of millions of people populating most other ASEAN nations. Who is Most Dynamic? So our research digs beneath the surface to find who is doing the best on a relative basis, ie, who is doing the most with the economic resources that have? This research has shown that (perhaps ironically) Communist Vietnam leads the ASEAN region in its rate of adoption relative to its income level; Vietnam is the most dynamic of the ASEAN regions, edging out Singapore. They are followed in our rankings by Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. The region's largest nationa, Indonesia, now a member of the G20 and Jim O'Neil's new MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Turkey) designation, trails most of its ASEAN siblings. I'd be glad to explain why. We have copious amounts of other data on this region, with different measurements for long-term rates of change, immediate rates of change, challenges facing each nation on a per-person basis, challenges facing each nation on a total population basis, and much more. I'm looking forward to spreading the word about our shows and research after the long flight to this highly dynamic, hugely interesting part of the world.

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Bsquare To Show Best #IoT Approach At @ThingsExpo [@EmbeddedExperts]

Java Developer's Journal - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 00:45
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the “Internet of Things” (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, will discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the flow of data, and how to best approach deploying an IoT solution that will drive results.

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@ThingsExpo | Monetizing the "Internet of Things" by @AriaSystemsInc [#IoT]

Java Developer's Journal - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:45
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.

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@XivelyIoT To Present At @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley (#IoT)

Java Developer's Journal - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 20:00
In his session at the upcoming Internet of @ThingsExpo in Santa Clara, California, Chad Jones, Vice President, Product Strategy of LogMeIn's Xively IoT Platform, will show you how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.

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