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Refactoring Legacy Applications: A Case Study

Posted by Chen Ping on  Feb 27, 2013

To refactor legacy code, the ideal is to have a suite of unit tests to prevent regressions. However it's not always that easy. This article describes a methodology to safely refactor legacy code. 7

Blueprint for a Big Data Solution

Posted by Jonathan Natkins on  Oct 31, 2012

In his new article Jonathan Natkins explains how to use components of Apache Hadoop, including Flume, Hive and Oozie to implement a typical Data management system. 2

Plastic SCM – DVCS at Enterprise Level

Posted by Pablo Santos on  Aug 13, 2012

While other DVCS systems were designed for the needs of the Linux open source community, PlasticSCM addresses the problems facing enterprise software developers, especially those using .NET. 1

Lessons From A DevOps Journey

Posted by Craig Smith on  Jun 27, 2012

Matt Callanan has been pushing the boundaries of Agile software development and most recently he extended that journey to DevOps. InfoQ caught up with Matt to find out more about his experiences. 1

Distributed Version Control Systems in the Enterprise

Posted by Pablo Santos on  May 17, 2012

Every major Open Source project worldwide has already embraced Distributed Version Control Systems (DVCS), will enterprises be next? 6

Tips to Developers Starting on Large Applications

Posted by Choudary Kothapalli on  Mar 26, 2012

Just started working on a large Java application? How would you go about understanding the code base? This article offers some suggestions to Java developers starting on a new project. 8

Eight Quick Ways to Improve Java Legacy Systems

Posted by Tim Cull on  Jul 26, 2010

Even Java systems can be "legacy" systems. This article explores 8 quick and relatively low risk ways to breathe new life into previously written-off Java applications. 5

5 Configuration Management Best Practices

Posted by Chris Read on  Jun 03, 2010

This article explores things people can do from within their code to make their lives, and the lives of anyone else who has to administer or maintain their application, easier. 5

Web Service Contract Versioning

Posted by Thomas Erl, Anish Karmarkar, Priscilla Walmsley, Hugo Haas, L. Umit Yalcinalp, Canyang Kevin Liu, David Orchard, Andre Tost, James Pasley on  Nov 06, 2009

Today we introduce the book “Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA”, more exactly, chapters 20, 21, and 22 of the book addressing the issues related to service contract versioning. 11

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