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OAuth and Java

Some time ago I was looking for a Java OAuth library in order to help me to develop an OAuth aware server application.The natural place where to look for those information was the OAuth website that lists about 4 different Java libraries.The only one I am familiar with is Scribe. Indeed it is a really light, well documented and universally used library to build OAuth clients. It also contains out of the box integration for many well...

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Let's Talk: Efficient Communication for PHP and Android, Part 2

Part 1 of this series focused on getting the Android application set up to make an HTTP request. In part 2, we’ll focus on implementing the use of data serialization and compression on the Android and PHP sides of the request. Determining the Data Serialization Format Before data can be transferred to the client, it must be serialized into a data stream that the client can later convert back into a useful data structure. In your...

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Doing more with your Django models

So you have a Django app, but sometimes you find the Django models too constraining. We will guide you through using Django models to get more out of them. This is an intermediate tutorial, as some familiarity with Django is assumed. For example, we assume you know how to write a basic Django model, you know how to override Python methods, as well as how .filter and .exclude work. We will talk about these topics Proxy...

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin: Introducing MySQL Server

One of the fastest if not one of the best known database systems on today’s market is MySQL. Forming one of the core packages in any LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) or LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) ‘stack’ and in this article I will show you how to install, configure and manage MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin. So let’s begin … Installation In classic fashion let’s get the process...

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Cloud Computing and Data Warehousing: Part 1 – The Architectural Issues

My apologies… I was playing with the iPad version of WordPress and accidentally published a very rough outline/first draft of this post. I immediately un-published it… but not before subscribers were notified that there was a new post. I wonder about the idea that data warehousing is suited to operate in the cloud? This was prompted by Paraccel‘s venture to deploy on the Amazon EC2 cloud infrastructure. Lets work...

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Bank OCR kata in F#: user stories 3 and 4

In previous posts, I've walked through the first two user stories of the Bank OCR kata in F#. In this post I'll walk through my implementation of user stories 3 and 4. The reason I'm collecting both user stories in a single blog post is that the requirements of user story 4 represent a change from user story 3, and since I didn't use a DVCS for this kata, I no longer have my implementation for user story 3. The core unit test As with...