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Oracle’s Java API Suit Against Google – Five Years Later

Feld Thoughts

Oracle sued Google over a series of Java-related patents they got when they acquired Sun. My favorite line from the whole thing was James Gosling’s (who was one of the authors of one of the original patents and a key creator of Java) when he wrote The s**t finally hits the fan. ” Oracle also got copyrights to the Java APIs.

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Open Source and Big Data: Two Things I Love About LinkedIn.

Diego Basch

Open source: I think LinkedIn has contributed some great open-source products to the world. Today is InDay at LinkedIn.

Open Sourced Software Differentiates Vaadin from closed source dinosaurs


But it is not, however, how things work in the world of open source. Why would a software company reveal their source code though?

Vaadin Raises $6 Million For Open Source Development


Vaadin is a market leading server side Java framework with a very strong technology offering which is now ready to be offered on a larger scale.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Below I discuss some of the challenging problems developers face and the open source toolkits that exist to help us solve them. Web 2.0

Building A Better Build: Our Transition From Ant To SBT

Code as Craft

While Ant did handle building our projects adequately, it was a common source of questions and frustration for new and experienced users alike. This was a common source of questions for users new to our big data stack. Not having ANT_OPTS set properly was another common source of problems for users. Why Did We Switch?


» Facebook Image Uploader – Java Applet – Replica Script? - By.

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Facebook Image Uploader – Java Applet – Replica Script? Either java or flash based. Java applets like the one mention are dangerous as hell in the wrong hands and the technology really shouldn’t be praised or encouraged.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup


Closely Aligned Functional Needs The most common reason that a language and platform is chosen is because there's an existing set of (often open source) functionality that you can tap into that aligns closely with your functional needs. It's way easier to get your pages setup in these languages than by choosing Java alone.

Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills

» Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills Tweet As I have argued before, in IT everything is dead. Java… Neo4J?

Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills

» Day of The Dead: Web Drives Strong Demand for Java Skills Tweet As I have argued before, in IT everything is dead. Java… Neo4J?

Infographic: What Tools Developers Actually Use

Many of the categories are wide open. Many of the categories are wide open. open source. ReadWriteHack. ReadWriteWeb.

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Standing Cloud Raises $3 Million

Feld Thoughts

Standing Cloud’s standard application catalog includes 100 open-source and commercial applications; its Platform-as-as-Service (PaaS) capabilities support multiple programming languages, including Rails, PHP, Java and Python, and a wide range of cloud service providers and orchestration software systems.

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How to Make Tech Talent Fall in Love With Your Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Software engineers often aspire to working with new technologies and/or working on open-source projects, which become bankable assets for them.

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Software Development Estimates, Where Do I Start?

Diego Basch

There is a type of software development that works like this: porting old applications to a new language (say COBOL to Java back in the day).

CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers

My example: I have mainly programmed _by choice_ in Python, Ruby, Scala, Haskell, C# and currently I’m doing Java. Expensify Blog. Brian.

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Bedrock programming

Chris Dixon

“Bedrock programming” is a phrase used to describe a style of programming that favors building code from the ground up versus reusing existing open-source or proprietary code. We also wrote our own versions of core Java libraries (because, it was said, the existing ones weren’t sufficiently thread safe).

How to build a multi-million dollar website without spending a cent

The Next Web

With the growth of open-sourced platforms and advent of ‘freemium pricing models’, the time to try is now. Two minds are better than one!

Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second

Open positions at Netflix. Upcoming Changes to the Open API Program. Why we use and contribute to open source software.

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When You Should Still Use a Relational Database Instead of NoSQL

The channel is sponsored by the Intel AppUp Developer Program. More articles & blogs » POPULAR TAGS javascript google api apis node.js

The cloud landscape described, categorized, and compared

Usually running an app means compiling the code and bundling it with the necessary runtime, like Java code and a Java Virtual Machine (optionally with additional middleware like Tomcat and/or Spring). Examples are   Google App Engine  (which allows you to deploy Java, Python, Go, and PHP) and   Heroku Buildpacks. Heroku?

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Startup Resources

VC Cafe highlights everything you need to know from hosting your code in hackathons to open source legal docs. Lean Methodology Sources.

How to Work With a Contract Web Developer: Picking A Platform

The Ninth Yard

The most popular languages for web development these days are Ruby, C# (c -sharp), Java, PHP, and Python. Java, Python - they all get the job done. These open source languages are supported by volunteers and rely heavily on devoted enthusiasts to maintain and improve them. First, the basics. This is the framework.

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Programmer Competency Matrix

source code version control Folder backups by date VSS and beginning CVS/SVN user Proficient in using CVS and SVN features. source tree organization Everything in one folder Basic separation of code into logical folders. Good knowledge of editors, debuggers, IDEs, open source alternatives etc. Poor spelling and grammar.

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Conjecture: Scalable Machine Learning in Hadoop with Scalding

Code as Craft

This estimation is particularly important when used for ranking our cost-per-click search ads, a substantial source of revenue. Intro.

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why You Need to Learn.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Developing with Dojo often involves studying its source code so a working knowledge of JS is needed. Open Source to the. Web 2.0


What The Rails Security Issue Means For Your Startup

For example, Redmine — an open source developer productivity tool — is commonly installed at individual companies. About.

How To Survive a Ground-Up Rewrite Without Losing Your Sanity


You can pick up messy, half-functional open source projects and gradually build new products around them. First off, he''s totally right.

Why PHP Is Fun and Easy But Python Is Marriage Material


In fact, many of the biggest open source projects out there, that you might consider leveraging, are based on PHP. But, I digress.

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ForgeRock Scores $7M From Accel


Out of Norway, ForgeRock , the open source vendor behind the I3 Open Identity Platform, today announced it has received $7 million from Accel partners. The I³ products family maintained by ForgeRock includes OpenAM (access manager), OpenIDM (identity manager), and OpenDJ (java directory service) among others.

Driving developer adoption

Hazard Lights

One of the investment themes we are pursuing here at Flybridge within our Dynamic Computing (which my partner David Aronoff covered in detail here ) is the rise of developer driven business models. Your product needs to show value fast.  Get everyone in your company into your support forums providing high value assistance. Work twitter.

Four Months of statsd-jvm-profiler: A Retrospective

Code as Craft

It has been about four months since the initial open source release of statsd-jvm-profiler. External Adoption. Contributions.

A Look at Responsive CSS Frameworks

Also checkout Neat — [link] — Neat is an open source semantic grid framework built on top of Sass and Bourbon. Learn More. Coding. check.

From $0-100million with no sales people. The Atlassian 10 commandments for startups.

Business of Software Blog

So in the next 24 hours, I found out that a hacker had hacked into Atlassian’s software, and built up a whole bunch of attack vectors, and had broken into some of the out servers and some of the open source servers as well. So we still tried trial and error, even with things like opening an office. Is it working? Laughter].

Embrace technical debt

Startup Lessons Learned

The biggest source of waste in new product development is building something that nobody wants. Leverage product development with open source and third parties. For example, early on at IMVU, we incorporated in tons of open source projects. At least in strongly typed languages such as Java. Remember Hamlet?

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Lessons Learned: Why PHP won

Startup Lessons Learned

When we started IMVU in 2004, we could rely on a staggering amount of open source software that jumpstarted our initial product offering. Or, perhaps theyll create an opening for another web platform to start a new cascade. didnt mean by this that Java programmers are dumb. As a language, its inelegant. Bad OOP support.

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Free Software for Managing a Lean Startup

Platforms and Networks

Drupal is an open source CMS we use for our website. Bazaar is an open source version control tool January 20, 2010 11:35 PM Peter said. We provide comprehensive software development for startups based on Java J2EE Spring Hibernate web2.0 Heres Sunils list along with his thoughts about how he uses the software.

Recruiting a Bad Ass team: Mikey Trafton, BoS 2013

Business of Software Blog

The way somebody answers this very open ended question will tell you a lot about what level they’re operating on, right. Transcript. Laughter].

Software Development Companies in Southern California


Most networking events tend to either focus on specific technologies (PHP,Net, C#, Microsoft, LAMP, MySQL, Open Source, Hadoop, Java, etc.) or focused on industry or type of company. I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. Yes, there are some events around particular technologies.

Mapping the Big Data Ecosystem

Launching Tech Ventures

Hadoop is an open source software framework for the storage (via Hadoop File System “HDFS”) and processing (via MapReduce) of large data sets on clusters of commodity hardware; it is one of the key enabling Big Data technologies developed in recent years. Analysis & Learnings What is Big Data? LTV2014


What is Drupal? or, My retraining in Software Development

Scalable Startup

In the birthplace of Java, BSD, SQL and many other critical software technologies, Drupal and PHP are spreading like a California wildfire. Drupal is also free open source software with functionality for every possible web application. Confessions  of a Drupalvangelist. Also lot’s of fake, wanna be CTOs here. (So L.A.)