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Google's Big Question: What's Different Now?

Posted by jacksjpt on November 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM PST

In Eric Schmidt's presentation "How Google Works", he asks and answers the question "What's Different Now?" for businesses in the 21st century. And the answers he gives are:

1. Cloud computing puts a supercomputer in your pocket.
2. Mobile devices mean anyone can reach anyone, anywhere, anytime.

D3: Making a Word Cloud an Effective Graphical Object

Posted by manning_pubs on November 10, 2014 at 4:25 PM PST

By Elijah Meeks for D3 in Action

What Probabilistic Programming is and How to Use it

Posted by manning_pubs on November 10, 2014 at 3:02 PM PST

By Avi Pfeffer for Practical Probablistic Programming
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Grokking Algorithms by Aditya Y. Bhargava - MEAP update + 40% savings

Posted by manning_pubs on November 10, 2014 at 8:13 AM PST

Grokking Algorithms is 40% off with discount code grkamujn at manning.com.

JavaEE Tip #2 - Location of the JavaEE tutorial

Posted by mriem on November 6, 2014 at 8:37 AM PST

And it is tutorial time!

Where are the JavaEE tutorials for each of the JavaEE versions?

Enjoy!

JavaEE Tip #1 - Location of the JavaEE API documentation

Posted by mriem on November 5, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST

If you want to find a specific version of the JavaEE API documentation the following links connect you to them:

JSF 2.3 Injecting the view map

Posted by mriem on October 31, 2014 at 2:22 AM PDT

Another CDI alignment issue done

In code

@ViewMap
@Inject
Map viewMap;

In words you can now inject the view map for use in your CDI managed bean.

Enjoy!

JSF 2.3 changes

Posted by mriem on October 30, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT

The following spec issues were addressed

#1333 - Support @Inject for UIViewRoot
#1332 - Let CDI handle #{view}
#1331 - Let CDI handle #{application}

And the following other issues that have a 2.3 impact were addressed

#3425 - Apply Java SE 7 Strings in switch
#3427 - Apply Java SE 7 multi-catch
#3444 - Apply Java SE 7 multi-catch: part 3 of 3

JSF 2.3 Injecting the UIViewRoot

Posted by mriem on October 29, 2014 at 11:53 AM PDT

And now you can inject the UIViewRoot

In code

@Inject
UIViewRoot viewRoot;

Enjoy!

JavaOne 2014 Day Four Notes

Posted by edburns on October 28, 2014 at 1:35 PM PDT

With all of my formal JavaOne conference obligations satisfied, day four was dedicated to listening. Another day, another hotel. The community keynote had a little bit of everything and was in the San Francisco Marriott, bringing to four the total number of separate buildings I had to visit for JavaOne.