NixMashup for April 27, 2014

Greetings from Vermont! In this NixMashup we see the benefits of building products in public. Twenty interesting JavaScript plugins. An awesome utility to manage cloud servers from your Linux Desktop Panel. Several Java source code-heavy links today. Default Methods and their similarity to the .NET Extension Method pattern, Java Static Nested Classes, Functional Interfaces and Instance Initializers. A high level comparison of Scala and Java. Graphs demonstrating App domination over the browser in mobile.

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Today’s Vermont Photo is provided by Scott McCkracken, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license.