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RESTful Java with JAX-RS 2.0

RESTful Java with JAX-RS 2.0

Designing and Developing Distributed Web Services

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On Apr 2, 2014 Stephen Hardy wrote: Great coverage of JAX-RS 2.0
RESTful Java with JAX-RS 2.0 is an in depth introduction to the to the JAX-RS 2.0 specification as delivered by JSR 339. Written by Bill Burke, who led the development of a popular JAX-RS implementation called RESTeasy, the book is a great starting point to get up to date with Java's standard for implementing the ever more popular REST architectural style. Full Review >

Velocity Conference Santa Clara 2013: Video Compilation

Velocity Conference Santa Clara 2013: Video Compilation

Building a Faster, Stronger Web

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On Nov 25, 2013 Stephen Hardy wrote: Review: Velocity Conference July 2013 - Complete Video Compilation
O'Reilly's Velocity Conference is now widely accepted as being the preeminent conference for Web Operations and Performance professionals. Co-chaired by Steve Souders (@souders), the man who literally wrote the book(s) on web performance, the event regularly attracts those who are at the forefront of running sites and services on the internet at scale. Luckily they are also willing to share their experiences. Full Review >

Jump Start CSS

Jump Start CSS

Get Up to Speed With CSS in a Weekend

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On Nov 3, 2013 Stephen Hardy wrote: Book Review: Jump Start CSS by Louis Lazaris, SitePoint
Sitepoint's Jump Start series of books aim to help you gain a basic grounding in various web technologies in only a weekend. In this publication Louis Lazaris covers a topic very familiar to all web developers - CSS. As part of the O'Reilly Reader Review Program I took some of my weekend to work through the book and see if it delivers on its promise. Full Review >

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