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Alec Noller10/01/14
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The Best of DZone: September 23 - 30

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include 10 questions to ask in programming interviews, why we need functional programming, the high price of the Internet of Things, how testability does not equal good design, and more.

Jim Bird09/29/14
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Can Static Analysis replace Code Reviews?

Until more developers get more training and understand more about how to write secure software, we will all need to lean on static analysis (and dynamic analysis) security testing tools to catch vulnerabilities. But static analysis isn't a substitute for code reviews.

Rick Delgado09/25/14
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Is it Finally Safe to Shop From Your Smartphone? 5 Ways to Protect Yourself

Before you know it, the holidays will be here, and with them the busy shopping season. While millions will no doubt crowd shopping malls and retail outlets, lots of people will also be heading online for their holiday purchases, many doing so via mobile devices.

Alec Noller09/24/14
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Dev of the Week: Sander Mak

This week we're talking to Sander Mak, Senior Software Engineer at Luminis Technologies, JavaOne Rockstar, and featured author in DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Alec Noller09/24/14
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The Best of DZone: September 16 - 23

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include four ways to loop over a hashmap in Java, how to reduce boilerplate code in Java applications, an infographic of the IoT developer mindshare, dropping the R and M from ORM, and more.

Alec Noller09/22/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data

DZone's 2014 Guide to Big Data was produced to help you discover emerging information about the Big Data landscape and learn about how the shifting needs of data scientists and developers are influencing new tools and technologies.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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Dev of the Week: Chanwit Kaewkasi

This week we're talking to Chanwit Kaewkasi, Assistant Professor at the Suranaree University of Technology’s School of Computer Engineering in Thailand, co-developer of a series of low-cost Big Data clusters, and featured author in DZone's upcoming 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Alec Noller09/17/14
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How to Make an Existing App Work with Android Wear

You've probably heard about Android Wear by now, but how does one transition from traditional mobile Android development to Android Wear? One option that makes a lot of sense is to work with existing Android apps that you've already developed.

Erich Styger09/16/14
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Review of the CAM8100-U USB Camera with the RIoT Android Board

In my earlier post, I was running into the ‘single camera’ trap of the current RIoT Android OS image: with only one camera attached, and switching between front/back camera, Android is stuck and needs to be flashed again to the board.

Mitch Pronschinske09/12/14
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17 Wearables the Apple Watch Just Killed

Now that Apple finally threw its hat into the smart watch and fitness band arena, here are the inevitable casualties in the same category that will probably be crushed under the weight of Apple brand superiority, if not technical superiority.

Alec Noller09/11/14
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Developing with a Sense of Direction: Hackstock for #LocalGov

It's a familiar trend when it comes to hackathons - to startup-centric software development in general, maybe - that the app comes first, and the reason comes second. Hackstock for #LocalGov, on the other hand, is an interesting twist on this tradition.

Alec Noller09/10/14
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Dev of the Week: Adam Diaz

Every week at DZone, we feature a new developer/blogger to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Adam Diaz, Hadoop Architect at the Teradata Big Data Center of Excellence and featured author in DZone's upcoming 2014 Guide to Big Data.

Alec Noller09/10/14
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The Best of DZone: September 3 - September 10

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include the reasons why Vaadin is a Passat, named parameters in Java, mobile gaming with Haskell and SDL, NoSQL job trends, and more.

Alec Noller09/09/14
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One More Thing... Apple Announced the Apple Watch

The iPhone 6 wasn't the only thing to come from the Apple Event - also, the Apple Watch. Here's what we know so far.

Simon Gladman09/09/14
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Composite Components in Swift: Dial Based RGB / CMYK Picker

This post looks at creating a composite component using more than one of my dial controls. The example I've created is a color picker which allows the user to use dials to set either the red, green and blue or cyan, magenta, yellow and black components.