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Paper Effect Google Maps

A friend of mine Marlon Grech, has his own business and he has a nice parallax effect web site : http://www.thynksoftware.com/ and over there on his “contact us2 page, it has this very cool folding Google maps thing. 1,019 more words


Too many numbers

For a long time now I’ve been telling people that there are only three numbers in computing:

  • None
  • One
  • Many (and for our purposes Many will actually be Two)
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ZeroMQ #7: A Simple Actor Model

Last time we looked at using ZeroMQ to use a “Divide And Conquer” pattern to distribute work to a number of workers and then combine the results again. 3,883 more words


Breaking dependencies: When a constructor instantiates objects

I was speaking to a colleague recently during one of our fortnightly tech forums and he mentioned a specific class that he found difficult to get under test. 1,094 more words


ZeroMQ #6 : Divide And Conquer

Last time we looked at how to send from multiple sockets. Believe it or not we have pretty much introduced most of the core concepts you will need. 1,371 more words


Parallel Streams and Spliterators

Today we are going to look at one of the aspects where using streams is a real win – when we need to thread work. As well as parallel streams, we will also look at Spliterators which acts as the machinery which pushes elements into the pipeline. 2,605 more words

Functional Programming

ZeroMQ #5 : Sending From Multiple Sockets

Last time we looked at how to use the Poller to work with multiple sockets, and detect their readiness. This time we will continue to work with the familiar request/response model that we have been using thus far. 2,333 more words