Mozilla's Firefox OS delivers an easy way to develop and market apps for Android and the upcoming Mozilla-specific phone. Mike Riley takes a first look at developing apps for the platform.
The Hadoop ecosystem relies on composability the ability to use output from one tool as input to the next to efficiently process data at scale, from simple projects, to processing streams of real-time data, to building data warehouses.
MapReduce on small datasets can be run easily and without much coding or fiddling provided you know what to do. Here's how.
Data analysis is only half the battle; getting the data into a Hadoop cluster is the first step in any Big Data deployment. Apache Flume uses an elegant design to make data loading easy and efficient.
Version 1.1 adds race detector to find concurrency bugs
Cloudera Developer Kit includes APIs, tools, and documentation
Open API to workflow tool with file sharing and sync features
A total of 91% of software projects contain indirect open source dependencies
Atlassian Stash 2.4 encourages and facilitates forking for open source coders using Git
HTML5 library enables native Windows apps to run in any browser
Open source client-based on RESTful APIs for build custom content sharing applications
Sonatype Open Source Development Survey suggests failings at developmental management level
Codice's Semantic Merge is a programming three-way merge tool with semantic support
Citrix and community collaborators usher in new era for Open Source Xen
Events of Interest
May 28-31. Boston, MA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference
May 28-30. San Francisco, CA. O'Reilly Fluent Conference
June 4-5, Santa Clara, CA. JAXConf 2013 (free)
June 10-14. New York, NY. QCon
June 12. Chicago, IL. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference: for Developers, by Developers
June 13. San Francisco, CA. HBaseCon
June 13-14. Santa Clara, CA. Gradle Summit 2013
June 17-19. Boston, MA. E2 Conference
June 18-20. Santa Clara, CA. O'Reilly Velocity Web Performance and Operations Conference
June 24-28. San Jose, CA. 2013 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
June 26-27. San Francisco, CA. Build 2013
July 22-26. Portland, OR. O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2013
July 29-31, 2013. Santa Clara, CA. JVM Language Summit
August 20-21. Raleigh, NC. Business and Technology Solutions Summit 2013: Cloud and Big Data Conference and Expo
September 16-19. Santa Clara, CA. Storage Developer Conference (SDC)
September 18-20. St. Louis, MO. Strange Loop 2013
October 1-3. San Francisco, CA. Atlassian Summit 2013
October 5-6. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp
Videos of Past Events
March 2013. GPU Technology Conference
September 2012. Strangeloop
September 2012. Intel Developer Forum
August 2012. VMWorld
July 2012. Java Language Summit
June 2012. Google I/O 2012
May 2012. Atlassian Summit
May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference
March 2012. Multicore World
July 2011. JVM Language Summit
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