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Slideshare: Using Apache Spark with Java


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By Jean Georges Perrin

Pestering your script

By Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks

As we move into a DevOps-y world, one of the things you’ll need to start thinking about is how you’ll test your scripts. Here’s the deal: nobody likes a broken script in production. And although you might run a few tests on your script, you – or someone else – might also modify your script at some point, necessitating a re-test. Or, you might find some odd condition under which your script fails – well, you certainly don’t want to forget to test that condition again in the future, do you? In this article, we’ll talk about automated unit testing for PowerShell scripts.

Aunt Maria’s Serverless Pizzeria

By Slobodan Stojanović and Aleksandar Simović

This article, excerpted from Serverless Apps with Node and Claudia.js, explores building a back-end app and API to process and store orders for aunt Maria’s pizzeria.

Slideshare: Real-World Apps with Fortran


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Hello Swift! What is an Array?

By Tanmay Bakshi

This article, excerpted from chapter 7 of Hello Swift!, tells you what an array is and gives quite a few examples of how one can be used.

Mental Model Graphic: OpenShift workflows and core components

From OpenShift in Action

By Jamie Duncan and John Osborne

Dipping Your Toes into Elixir

By Saša Jurić

This article gives a short overview of Erlang and then delves into the benefits of Elixir.

Classic Computer Science Problems in Swift: Tic-Tac-Toe

By David Kopec

This article will teach you how to use the minimax algorithm to create a Tic-Tac-Toe AI that plays the game flawlessly.

Serverless Apps with Node and Claudia.js: servers and washing machines

By Slobodan Stojanović and Aleksandar Simović

To understand serverless, consider for a moment washing machines. This might sound like a crazy place to start, but owning a server nowadays is similar to owning a washing machine. Everybody needs to clean their clothes, and the most logical solution seems to be buying a washing machine. But most of the time the washing machine is plugged in, it’s doing nothing. At best, it’s used five to fifteen hours per week. Same goes with servers. Most of the time, your average application server is waiting to receive a request, doing nothing.

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