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Git essentials: Get started with Git version control

Learn how Git manages versions and how to install the necessary software to access Git servers where your software project will be stored

William Rothwell

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GitHub tutorial: Get started with GitHub

Every developer should be on GitHub. Follow these steps to create a repository, push commits, merge pull requests, and clone and fork other repos

Martin Heller

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Big data analytics with Neo4j and Java, Part 1

Graph databases like Neo4j are ideal for modeling complex relationships between collections of users--and they move through big data at lightspeed. This tutorial gets you started with graph databases and analytics in Java.

Steven Haines

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How to choose the right NoSQL database

NoSQL databases vary in architecture and function, so you need to pick the type that is best for the desired task

Bob Violino

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Open source Java projects: Apache Spark

Set up and use Spark to analyze data contained in Hadoop, Splunk, files on a file system, local databases, and more.

Steven Haines

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What’s new in Apache Spark?

Continuous processing and native Kubernetes support in Apache Spark 2.3 spell the end for micro-batching and Hadoop

Ian Pointer

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Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

Multi-model Azure database combines global reach and a choice of five consistency models, allowing you to trade off cost for consistency

Martin Heller


Java 101 primer: Composition and inheritance

A quick guide to the composition technique in Java programming. Learn how to use composition to resolve the well-known problem with inheritance.

Jeff Friesen

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What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

The beta of the NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

Paul Krill

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What’s new in the Spring Boot 2.0 builder for Java apps

The first major Spring Boot upgrade in four years supports Java 9 and Spring Framework 5

Paul Krill

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Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 3

Multidimensional arrays are useful for complex computing scenarios, and ragged arrays can help conserve memory for big data applications. Learn how to create multidimensional arrays and ragged arrays and use them in your Java

Jeff Friesen

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Go gains a foothold in the workplace

Developers are using Go at work more, as more businesses see it as critical

Paul Krill

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