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How Uber Uses Spark and Hadoop to Optimize Customer Experience

If you’ve ever used Uber, you’re aware of how ridiculously simple the process is. You press a button, a car shows up, you go for a ride, and you …

HTTP API Design Guide

This guide describes a set of HTTP+JSON API design practices, originally extracted from work on the Heroku Platform API.<p>This guide informs additions …

Memory layout of multi-dimensional arrays

When working with multi-dimensional arrays, one important decision programmers have to make fairly early on in the project is what memory layout to …

Free Training at Microsoft Virtual Academy - Introduction to ASP.NET 5

In 2013, Jon Galloway, Damian Edwards, and myself went up to film a LIVE 8 hour long Microsoft Virtual Academy training session called "Building Web …

Software Development

Building DistributedLog: Twitter’s high-performance replicated log service

At Twitter, we’ve used replicated logs to address a range of challenging problems in distributed systems. Today we’d like to tell you about …

Databases

14 Git commands every user needs to know

The Git command-line tool provides a large selection of useful features. Find out more about the cream of the crop1. Partial upgradeSometimes, an …

Command-line