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Everything you need to know about the Heartbleed SSL bug

Massive. Huge. Catastrophic. These are all headlines I’ve seen today that basically say we’re now well and truly screwed when it comes to security on …

Are You Mining Google Plus for Gold?

Back in the 1800’s, settlers began streaming West in hopes of finding land and prospects for a better life. They often passed through my own St. …

Spotify engineering culture (part 1)

Here’s part 1 of short animated video describing our engineering culture (here’s part 2).<p>This is a journey in progress, not a journey completed, and …

Why good storytelling helps you design great products

One of the biggest flubs that product teams make is confusing designs that look great with designs that actually work well. It’s a simple mistake, …

Are We Shooting Ourselves in the Foot with Stack Overflow?

In the latest Lesson #10 of my Embedded C Programming with ARM Cortex-M Video Course I explain what stack overflow is and I show what can transpire …

Beyond Mock Objects

I have improved the code samples to make them closer to valid, working Python.—jbrainsAt some point, you know I had to write this article. Let me …

4 Ways to Teach Yourself Terminal Commands in Linux

Advertisement<p>If you want to become a true Linux master, having some knowledge of terminal commands is a good idea. Here are four different methods …

40 Developer Tips for Android Optimization

Here’s a good way to get into Android programming:<p>Find some code that does something similar to what you want to do<br>• Adjust it to try to make it do …

Callbacks, Promises, Signals and Events

Sometimes I get involved in discussions on twitter and Facebook related to development. This week I ended up sending a link to an old<i>(ish)</i> twitter …

JavaScript

An Overview of Lexing and Parsing

But wait, what's this? I've just said in that tree that the <i>strict</i> is optional. Well, no it's not, in the parser. It is optional in the DOT language, …

Parsing

Scrum's Flawed Notion of Product Owner

Agile processes replace up-front interviews with ongoing interviews. Without an on-site customer, there are no interviews, and you end up with no …

Functional programming with curried closures

Practically Groovy, Functional programming with curried closures<p>Groovy's everyday coding construct goes where no closure has gone before<p>From the …

Code Review Checklist and Best practices in Java

<b>What to review while doing Code review</b> <br>Code Review and Unit testing is one of best development practice I always recommend, strive for and enforce as …

Rally Is Now CA Technologies - CA Technologies

Perfecting OO's Small Classes and Short Methods

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>I recently stumbled upon Andrew Binstock’s great article about OO’s Small Classes and Short Methods in which he summarized Jeff …

UNIX Command Tutorial, Tips and Examples for Beginners.

<b>UNIX and Linux commands tutorial and tips for beginners</b>.<br>Hi, this is a kind of revision post where I would like share some of my earlier posted UNIX …

Google appears ready to ditch Android over its intellectual property issues

Feature<p>The discovery that Google's new Chromecast web streaming device is based on Google TV code stripped of Android features provides additional …

Intellectual Property

Episode 75: Project Treble - for the HAL of it

developers@android.com (Android Developers)Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:03:39 PDTtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1052108547998082465.post-8112762431940238298<div …

How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries

BU-808: How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries<p><b>Discover what causes Li-ion to age and what the battery user can do to prolong its life.</b><p>Battery …

Batteries

Google’s 9 Principles of Innovation for Every Organization – #Cornell360

In just 16+ short years (how time flies when it comes to innovation online), Google has gone from a company with one product to one with more …

The Architecture of Open Source Applications

Architects look at thousands of buildings during their training, and study critiques of those buildings written by masters. In contrast, most …

Architecture

Unit tests with Mockito - Tutorial

This tutorial explains testing with the Mockito framework for writing software tests.<p>Mockito provides several methods to create mock objects:<p>Using …

JavaScript

LinkedIn Intro: Doing the Impossible on iOS [UPDATED 11/1] | LinkedIn Engineering

<i>Editor’s Note: Since we issued this post, Bishop Fox has extensively tested LinkedIn Intro and clarified a few of their earlier assumptions. You can</i> …

IMAP

Episode 197: Lars Vogel on Android

Recording Venue: WebEx Guest: Lars Vogel Lars Vogel, consultant, Eclipse committer, and owner of vogella.com, gives an overview of the Android …

Presentation Skills Considered Harmful

There is no cure for presentation stage fright. You can reduce the symptoms with beta blockers, but when the drugs wear off, you're still… <i>you</i>. You're …

Contrary to what you’ve heard, Android is almost impenetrable to malware

Courtesy of Goolge<p>Until now, Google hasn’t talked about malware on Android because it did not have the data or analytic platform to back its security claims. But that changed dramatically today when Google’s Android Security chief Adrian Ludwig reported data showing that less than an estimated …

Apps