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Making Netflix.com Faster

by Kristofer BaxterSimply put, performance matters. We know members want to immediately start browsing or watching their favorite content and have …

On Problems With Threads in node.js

<b>All examples were run on a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 machine on node 0.12.0.</b> Let me tell you a story about the issues I encountered with threads meddling …

Free Development Tool: “Visual Studio Code” runs on OSX, Linux, Windows OS

Visual Studio Code provides developers with a new choice of developer tool that combines the simplicity and streamlined experience of a code editor …

Microsoft Visual Studio

The Art of AngularJS in 2015

I've been tracking statistics on jobs and skills for JavaScript MVC frameworks ever since I Compared JVM Web Frameworks at Devoxx France in 2013. At …

AngularJS

15 must have Jenkins plugins to increase productivity

<b>Job GeneratorPlugin–</b>In big or growing organizations, its a bit difficult to maintain the jobs for a project when developers are working on various …

DevOps

IBM's Node-Red and HA

As I've noted in previous blog entries I've been busy with HA research on my tablet. The research is for my TCF presentation in March and my VCF …

Simple Java Web Application Framework -> Criticisms of Spring, Struts, PHP, and Rails

For the typical Java developer, here are the major pitfalls and drawbacks of using <i>Ruby On Rails</i>.<p><i>Rails</i> doesn't do much to protect the application …

IBM and Docker team up for next-gen enterprise apps in the cloud

IBM has announced a partnership with open app distribution platform Docker that will help businesses build and run the next generation of IBM Cloud …

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

We Invite Everyone at Etsy to Do an Engineering Rotation: Here’s why

At Etsy, it’s not just engineers who write and deploy code – our designers and product managers regularly do too. And now any Etsy employee can sign …

New programming language automatically coordinates interactions between Web page components

Ur/Web's ability to both provide security protection and coordinate disparate Web technologies stems from two properties it shares with most …

IBM's Stock Is About To Hit An Embarrassing Milestone

That hasn't happened since, "now-departed Bethlehem Steel in 1995 and 1996," Kingsbury points out:<p>IBM remains the DJIA's worst performer of 2014 with a 13.5% drop—all of it since the Dow first closed above 17,000 on July 3 and equal to a 168-point ballast on the index since then. The index's …

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