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Tim Spann01/09/14
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History of Web Application Servers 1990s…

Take a look at these articles from way back. Just look at how the web application server has evolved since then.

Geertjan Wielenga10/30/13
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"What is your favorite new NetBeans IDE 7.4 feature?"

With the release of NetBeans IDE 7.4, a bunch of handy HTML5 development tools (such as a JavaScript debugger and Chrome "live editing" features and much more) introduced in NetBeans IDE 7.3 are extended to Java EE and PHP applications, while there is...

Rob Terpilowski09/24/13
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Creating Custom JavaFX Components with Scene Builder and FXML.

In a JavaFX application, the goals is to try to keep as much of the UI design as possible within the Scene Builder UI design tool, and the business logic for the application in Java. One of the things that is not entirely clear is how to create a new component in Scene Builder and then reuse that component within other components created in Scene Builder.

Geertjan Wielenga12/10/12
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Backbone.js Meets RESTful Web Services

From NetBeans IDE 7.3 onwards, a Backbone.js file can be generated from a RESTful web service. The Backbone.js file contains complete CRUD functionality and...

Sagar H Ganatra09/26/12
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Pushing Ajax Responses using Observer Pattern in JavaScript

In my application, I was trying to fetch tweets by sending an Ajax request to Twitter server. Once the tweets are available, I wanted all my observers to be notified with the recent tweets.

Simon Jackson07/25/12
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3 Augmented Reality Frameworks for Windows Phone

This article walks through what features are available with AR, explains terminology, and provides a high-level comparison of some of the premiere AR frameworks for use on Windows Phone.

Greg Duncan06/29/12
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Modularity with WPF, Prism and Unity - The "How-To" Resource

Prism lets you turn your XAML file into a true view, supported by a completely separate ViewModel class. Unity gives you runtime flexibility during the composition phase. Here is how to combine these two frameworks with WPF.

Arnon Rotem-gal-oz06/14/12
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Silverlight Clients Playing Nice With Java: REST with JAX-RS

While I think Silverlight is a technology on its way out. It is still around and it is nice to know that with a couple of simple moves you can get it to play nice even with a Java backend.

Kai Wähner04/23/12
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When to use JavaFX 2 instead of HTML5 for a Rich Internet Application (RIA)?

These days, we are starting a new project for realizing a Rich Internet Application (RIA). One of the first questions is: Which technologies and frameworks shall we use? Find out some pros and cons for different approaches and situations.

Jason Hull04/23/12
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Analyzing Search Results for Fun and Profit

The web manager and an marketing department should work together on addressing the positions of their site's search results for both user satisfaction, and promotion of the correct products that marketing wants to offer. There are useful tools out there for measuring the profitability of your search results.

Mitch Pronschinske03/26/12
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Flash-like Editing Tool, Adobe Edge, For JavaScript Animation: Tutorial

This is a tutorial and example of an Adobe Edge Application being built. It's similar to flash, yet it uses JavaScript rather than ActionScript.  Download...

John Esposito01/18/12
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DZone Top Article of 2011: Ask DZ - What's the best programming advice you've ever got?

For example, Travis Griggs' blog post explains some of the best OOP advice he ever received.What is the best piece of advice anyone ever gave you, and why it was so good? Maybe include some particular projects the advice helped you with, or how the advice...

Andrea Haubner01/09/12
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Input Controls in Silverlight

So far I didn’t spent much time on Input Controls. When I needed an example, I just quickly created a project that probably would contain a textbox control, a textblock control and/or a button control. But as I have seen on other applications, there are...

Simon Jackson12/29/11
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The XNA 2D “from the ground up” tutorial series

Some time ago when I first started posting on XNA-UK (not my first posts ever, just when I joined XNA-UK), I focused on a very detailed 2D game development series. It started with an original 2D tutorial series that was based on C# and DirectX run by the...

Andrea Haubner12/27/11
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Creating Buttons in Expression Blend

When I create an application, I am thinking about making the UI as appealing to the user as possible. The first thing the user sees from my application is the little icon in a long list of applications. Let’s assume the user likes this icon. Then most...