101 Reasons to Love San Francisco
Autodesk Circuits is a useful and apparently free tool for designing circuits for a variety of electronics projects
Useful and instructive example of Java Animation basics.
A really good example of animating a Java game
Oh Shit, Git!
Video about scaling systems at Uber
This Dr. Dobb’s article from 2013 talks about how to get Hadoop up and running on a simple example. I just tried it out with version 2.7.2 of Hadoop and it worked just fine. http://www.drdobbs.com/database/hadoop-writing-and-running-your-first-pr/240153197
Here’s a blog entry on how to get started using Apache Kafka, a high-throughput, distributed, publish-subscribe messaging system like JMS or ActiveMQ. Very simple to use interface. Sample code is easy to run. Only caveat is that your /etc/hosts file (or comparable) will need to have an entry for your …
Implementing HTTPS in your app
Integer line drawing routine explained for all octants. Very helpful.