Neo4J Server or Embedded Primer

Neo4J is unusual in that it offers more than one production viable configuration for integrating with software. At a glance these are limited to either Embedded or Server, and I would suspect (completely unscientifically) that the most commonly asked question about on Neo4J is “Embedded or Server?” in some variation.

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Neo4J Server or Embedded Primer

Displaying a JavaFX Applet in a Grails Application

I’m going to take a quick look at how to put a JavaFX applet into your Grails application.

Currently there’s only a Grails plug-in for “old-style” Java applets, and not one that enables you to leverage the Java Web Start functionality with a jnlp file.

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Displaying a JavaFX Applet in a Grails Application

Paper Review: Reverse Engineering and Design Recovery A Taxonomy

From time to time you come across a paper that fully describes a subject, so much so that all other writing on the area either references it or rip it off. Reverse Engineering and Design Recovery A Taxonomy is one such paper; and I will now dip into it:

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Paper Review: Reverse Engineering and Design Recovery A Taxonomy

The SchoolForStartups Experience

Being a modern technology slave, I often to envisage using my expertise to start my own enterprise. So when Doug Richard (formally of the BBC’s Dragons Den) brought his School for Startups to the University of Leicester, I decided to go along. After all the university was subsidising tickets, so for £15 I couldn’t really go wrong! As a social enterprise the full price tickets are not unreasonable either.

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The SchoolForStartups Experience

Brief look at Cloud Architectures and GrepTheWeb

In this post I take a quick look at the GrepTheWeb application; which is part of The Alexa Web Search 1 suite of Web Services allowing developers to build their own customised search engines. A more detailed developer article on GrepTheWeb can be found at 2. Finally I consider some questions about cloud architectures in general. Continue reading “Brief look at Cloud Architectures and GrepTheWeb”

Brief look at Cloud Architectures and GrepTheWeb