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Android: Build real weather app: JSON, HTTP and Openweathermap

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In this post I want to describe how to create a weather app that gives current weather information. This app will use JSON, HTTP connection and AsyncTask to get this information.. As weather provider I will use OpenWeatherMap a free weather service that provides some interesting API really easy to use.I will guide you through the steps necessary to build ...

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Searchable documents? Yes You Can. Another reason to choose AsciiDoc

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Elasticsearch is a flexible and powerful open source, distributed real-time search and analytics engine for the cloud based on Apache Lucene which provides full text search capabilities. It is document oriented and schema free. Asciidoctor is a pure Ruby processor for converting AsciiDoc source files and strings into HTML 5, DocBook 4.5 and other formats. Apart of Asciidoctor Ruby part, ...

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GlassFish 4 brings Java EE 7

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What a surprise. Apple had nothing to offer at wwdc except the new iOS 7 launch. Might be coincidence that shortly after their keynote another 7 made an official appearance. GlassFish 4.0 was release yesterday evening (obviously unwanted). The new Java EE 7 reference implementation automatically is the first Java EE 7 application server available today. New Website  After 89 promoted ...

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Android Fragment transaction: FragmentManager and Backstack

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Fragments are useful when we want to support multiple screen size. To manage fragments we need a FragmentManager that help us to handle trasaction between fragments. With transaction we mean a sequence of steps to add, replace or remove fragments. In the last post we showed how to support multiple screen size and orientation using fragments. Now we want to go a ...

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Guava’s EventBus – Simple Publisher/Subscriber

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Looking over recent additions to Google’s Guava Libraries Release 10 I noticed the addition of EventBus. This is a lightweight implementation of a publish-subscribe style messaging system. This is similar to the publish-subscribe model provided by JMS, however the messages remain within the application rather than being broadcast externally. EventBus allows you to create streams within your program to which ...

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Clojure macros for beginners

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This article will guide you step-by-step (or even character-by-character) through the process of writing macros in Clojure. I will focus on fundamental macro characteristics while explaining what happens behind the scenes. Imagine you are about to write an assertions library for Clojure, similar to FEST Assertions, ScalaTest assertions or Hamcrest. Of course there are such existing but this is just ...

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Setting up Apache Hadoop Multi – Node Cluster

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We are sharing our experience about Apache Hadoop Installation in Linux based machines (Multi-node). Here we will also share our experience about different troubleshooting also and make update in future. User creation and other configurations step – We start by adding a dedicated Hadoop system user in each cluster.       $ sudo addgroup hadoop $ sudo adduser –ingroup hadoop ...

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Android ListView context menu: ActionMode.CallBack

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In this post we want to analyze the context menu (contextual action bar). This is a menu that is related to a specific item. The contextual menu can be applied to almost all views but it is usually used with ListView. We talk a lot about List view, because it is one of the most important component. We can distinguish ...

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Running Map-Reduce Job in Apache Hadoop (Multinode Cluster)

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We will describe here the process to run MapReduce Job in Apache Hadoop in multinode cluster. To set up Apache Hadoop in Multinode Cluster, one can read Setting up Apache Hadoop Multi – Node Cluster. For setting up we have to configure the hadoop with the following in each machine: Add the following property in conf/mapred-site.xml in all the nodes ...

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