Links for June 26th through July 1st
jBCrypt – strong password hashing for Java – jBCrypt is a Java implementation of OpenBSD's Blowfish password hashing code
11 proven practices for more effective, efficient peer code review – These 11 proven practices for efficient, lightweight peer code review are based on a study at Cisco Systems using SmartBear CodeCollaborator. They can help you ensure that your reviews both improve your code and make the most of your developers' time.
How much is an iOS user worth to Apple? About $150. Every year. | asymco – Repeating the exercise with 180 million current iOS users who purchased about 200 million iOS devices and assuming a life span of 3.5 years gives the average revenue/year/iOS user of about $150.
SenchaCon 2010: Structuring Your Sencha Touch Application on Vimeo – In this session you'll learn about the recommended application structure for Sencha Touch (or Ext JS) applications. The new application structure enables any Sencha developer to quickly understand any Sencha application using the new Sencha MVC package.
Using NoSQL database in your Java EE 6 Applications on GlassFish – MongoDB for now! (Arun Gupta, Miles to go …) – This blog has published multiple blogs on how to access a RDBMS using JPA in a Java EE 6 application. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) will show you can use MongoDB (a document-oriented database) with a typical 3-tier Java EE 6 application.
HTML5 and the dawn of rich mobile web applications – HTML5 and the dawn of rich mobile web applications
Walking through the Java EE 6 implementation maze | Javalobby – Here is a non-exhaustive list of the several Java EE 6 implementations
How to take advantage of Redis just adding it to your stack – You can use Redis right now to do things that will make your users happier, your systems less complex, your site more responsive. You don't need to replace your current setup in order to use it, just start using Redis to do new things that were otherwise not possible, or hard, or too costly.
Don’t be fooled: Office 365 is basically useless on mobile | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld – The essentially Windows-only cloud service has no place in a mobile world and little place on Mac OS X or Linux
Anton Chuvakin Blog – "Security Warrior": On Free Log Management Tools – This page lists a few popular free open-source log management and log analysis tools.
How to use the EventCombMT utility to search event logs for account lockouts – EventCombMT is a multithreaded tool that you can use to search the event logs of several different computers for specific events, all from one central location
Learn CSS Positioning in Ten Steps: position static relative absolute float – This tutorial examines the different layout properties available in CSS: position:static, position:relative, position:absolute, and float.
JAX 2011: Java Must ‘Seize the Lead in the Cloud,’ Says SpringSource Founder — Application Development Trends – If Java doesn't really seize the lead in cloud computing in the next year," Johnson told attendees at the JAX 2011 Conference this week, "I think it has a much greater chance of being eclipsed by languages like Ruby.
Platform X: How cross-platform tools can end the OS wars | VisionMobile :: blog – Are cross-platform tools a better solution than HTML5 to the challenges of platform fragmentation? Guest author Jonas Lind reviews the landscape of cross-platform tools and argues that such tools may become as important as the native platforms themselves
InfoQ: Olap4j 1.0: a Java API for OLAP Servers – After nearly five years of work, Business Intelligence vendor Pentaho has announced the release of olap4j 1.0, a new, common Java API for any online analytical processing (OLAP) server.
Agile consulting: A Macro View of Agile – lean thinking and tools like A3 and Kanban tie all of the agile pieces together, and help organizations think and behave with agile principles in mind.