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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. Oracle Hasn't Killed Java - But There's Still Time - shared by mswatcher
  2. Spring MVC, Vaadin, GWT and JSF: A deeper look at stats from the Java Tools & Technologies Landscape 2014 - shared by Oliver White
  3. How to Use and Abuse Autogenerated Unit Tests - shared by c_a_dunlop
  4. This week in #Scala (04/08/2014) - shared by marios.papasofokli
  5. What music is best to code to? - shared by SamHoward

This Week's Top Articles

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New Releases

And this week also saw the release of DZone's Unit Testing Checklist:

Unit Testing Checklist

By Jean-Baptiste Rieu

This checklist helps you ensure that your unit tests aren't missing the most essential attributes of good unit tests. Includes explanations and examples whenever checklist items don't explain themselves.

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