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Links You Don't Want to Miss (June 12)

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Links You Don't Want to Miss (June 12)

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Download Microservices for Java Developers: A hands-on introduction to frameworks and containers. Brought to you in partnership with Red Hat.

Thoughts on Writing Books for Programmers
Al Sweigart reflects on his own publishing experience and a much-circulated post from John Resig on his experiences in software publishing.

The 10 Deadly Sins against Scalability
Scalability guru Sean Hull lists 10 things deadly to scalability.


NEWS

Opera releases standalone mail client
Opera, the web browser, has released its first official mail client. Not web-based, it’s a competitor with Apple Mail.

Google Asks US Government to Publish  More National Security Request Data
In this open letter to the US Government,  the Chief Legal Officer of Google requested that Google be allowed to publish greater disclosure of FISA national security requests.

Updates to BigQuery
Google announced new BigQuery features today, including window functions.

CLIFF hits 1.4
The Command Line Interface Formulation Framework reaches version 1.4.

Rackspace’s Response to Government Surveillance
In this open response to their community’s concerns about government surveillance, Rackspace details the policies that it has evolved since 1998 for dealing with law enforcement information requests.



HUMOR / COOL STUFF

Obama reads your e-mail
A collection of a bunch of pictures of Obama peering over people’s shoulders to read their e-mail. Sadly funny in light of recent events.

 

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