Monthly Archives: June 2010

Knowledge for every web developer: Performance optimization

We got a great introduction to Yahoo’s experience of performance optimization on their homepage by Nicholas Zakas (Yahoo! Frontend Engineer, @slicknet) at the 2010 Velocity Conference. This is a must read for every Frontend developer: The Cost of …

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Write-Behind Caching Pattern

I have not used it before, but good to know that this exists. (Learned it today) The latest version of open source caching framework Ehcache supports write-behind caching and transaction management using Java Transaction API (JTA). It also include…

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NoSQL overview presentation for BeJUG – 17/6/2010

A short introduction to NoSQL with Hadopp and Hbase by Steven Noels (Outerthougth Belgium, @stevenn) Source: NoSQL with Hadoop and HBase

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Performance: Dynatrace on Performance Problems taken from Zappos, Monster, Thomson and Co

A must read for every web development team: Top 10 Performance Problems taken from Zappos, Monster, Thomson and Co by Andreas Grabner (Dynatrace, @grabnerandi), Jun 15, 10 For a recent edition of the Swiss Computerworld Magazine we listed our Top …

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Databases: Situations in which graphical models are beneficial

If you are a beginner on graph databases and want to read a nice introduction to graphical models, you can checkout a current article [1] published by Marko A. Rodriguez (AT&T Interactive, @twarko) and Peter Neubauer (Neo Technology, @peterneubaue…

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Apple has a way of turning people into automatons controlled by the Borg in Cupertino.

via technosailor.aaronbrazell.com cannot say it better: Don’t get me wrong. I love Apple and I love Apple products. However, there is a degree of hypocrisy (or shall we call it “situational morality”) that comes into play here. There is nothing “o…

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Introduction to OneSocialWeb Protocol and API

Slides from Laurent Eschenaur from Mobile 2 Europe in Barcelona on June 17th. Interesting 70 slides for OneSocialWeb beginners: Source: Introduction to onesocialweb protocol and API

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