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Mitch Pronschinske04/10/14
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Mobile App Development Platforms: What Features Should We Compare?

We want to know what information you evaluated about Mobile Application Development Platform solutions in order to choose the best one for your use case.

Mitch Pronschinske12/18/13
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Dev Tech That Will be HOT in 2014

A lot of developer tools and technologies have taken off this year, and some have been around for a while but are now poised for large-scale adoption. This article lists 30+ dev tools and technologies that I think are going to be big in 2014.

Mitch Pronschinske10/17/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Does Anyone Hyphenate "Open Source" or "Command Line" Anymore?

The answer should be an easy "yes" if you look at the English rules for compound adjectives, but out in the real world (the internet) these rules get broken, and with other terms in the past, we have ended up embracing the contravention, which then becomes the convention.

Mitch Pronschinske10/15/13
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What's the Best Development Resource You've Ever Found?

Once in a while, we find development resources that are really remarkable in the amount of great information they provide and other resources that they aggregate. What are some of the best programming resources (not including documentation) that you've ever found?

Mitch Pronschinske10/14/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (October 14)

Groupon moves to Node.js, StackEdit becomes the best new markdown editor, John Resig creates a Twitter list of women who code, and Randall Munroe writes a comic on functional programming. Those stories, plus a tool that makes you into an elite hacker like you see in the movies.

Mitch Pronschinske10/13/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Quirky Software Names

Have you ever been confused about whether you need to capitalize "node.js" or whether you should write "Angular.js", "AngularJS", or just "Angular"? Project names are a common writing inconsistency I see across developer blogs.

Mitch Pronschinske10/07/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (October 7)

Tim Berners-Lee vs. the EFF, the RESTful API Modeling Language, and the iOS7 HTML5 Report Card. Those stories, plus a bold idea for a new programming language, a theory about the drop in CS interest, and a great list of children's programming resources.

Mitch Pronschinske10/03/13
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How to Design Great APIs

To build a great API, it has to be intuitive. To maintain your great API, it has to have great documentation. And to build an engineering organization capable of expanding your great API, you have to be strongly opinionated.

Mitch Pronschinske10/02/13
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AeroGear Push Notifcations on OpenShift

Ever heard of the JBoss AeroGear project? It's a pretty intriguing project that provides libraries to unify native, web, and hybrid mobile development. One of its most helpful libraries is the AeroGear Push Server, which is now available as an OpenShift Online Cartridge.

Mitch Pronschinske10/01/13
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The Blogging Programmer's Style Guide: Front end or Front-end or Frontend?

New software terms and product names are being added to our vocabulary every day, and there's no dictionary or standard document to tell us how to write them. That confusion is the reason I decided to start writing a guide.

Mitch Pronschinske09/30/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 30)

Big changes for the JVM, Ruby 2.1, Google's new algorithm, a new API for Nest thermostats, and a free version of PyCharm are some of the stories this week. You'll also see how Disqus scales to 8B monthly page views and why some pros still write bad CSS.

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 23)

Watch a mainstream news network try to describe GitHub, and learn about JetBrains' next big idea. Plus, see what's coming in WebGL 2.0 and C++ (the creator will tell you).

Mitch Pronschinske09/23/13
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Write an iOS Client With ZeroMQ

A developer on GitHub recently posted his an implementation of a universal framework for ZeroMQ and iOS devices. It's a great example of the flexibility that ZeroMQ provides.

Mitch Pronschinske09/17/13
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Cloud Storage Doesn't Solve All Scalability Problems for Mobile Apps

I found an interesting article on The Verge about why startups create wait lists for their cloud-based mobile apps. These companies are essentially using their wait list group as a second, larger beta test. Some of these services write to the database a lot with lots of put or pull requests to unique items.

Mitch Pronschinske09/16/13
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DZone Weekly Link Roundup (September 16)

Java 8's first preview is out, and don't forget about Spark, the new Java framework in town! In this week's roundup, you'll also find out about the plans for an "Eloquent JavaScript" reboot, Valve's video game sharing feature and how many people want to live on Mars.