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The Best of DZone: August 12 - 19

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The Best of DZone: August 12 - 19

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If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! Below are the most popular posts of the past week - both links from DZone.com and articles from our Zones - covering Big Data and NoSQL databases, web design and mobile development, and everything inbetween:

This Week's Top Links

  1. Creating Complete Dev/Test Environments in the Cloud - shared by c_a_dunlop
  2. What I tell all new programmers - shared by mswatcher
  3. The Backup Glitch That Erased Toy Story 2, And What Happened Next... - shared by SWalsh
  4. File's getPath() vs getCanonicalPath() vs getAbsolutePath() in Java - shared by Javin_Paul
  5. Basics on Using Push Notifications - shared by reynolds1

This Week's Top Articles

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Cloud Zone
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NoSQL Zone
DevOps Zone
Performance Zone
Enterprise Integration Zone
Agile Zone
HTML5 Zone

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