I am back with more stories about our adventures in the world of Java.
From the distant past to recent events. I hope to entertain, enlighten, and encourage.
So hold on to your hats.
For software developers in IT, there are times when you find yourself present at the birth of a major application.
Normally these are dream assignments. But consider the following additional factors.
I noticed that my Adobe plugin for FireFox did not red-flag like Java
I'm thrilled to be in Sweden for Jfokus this year. It's my first time at this event and it is living up to it's reputation. Mattias and crew put on a great show.
In last week was born the SouJavaLivre in Brazil, its main objective is disseminating and help to envolve the java free and the OpenJDK in country. For does that there are some sub-projects:
Support to Adopt OpenJDK : With list in Portuguese also some tutorial in Portuguese to help the people to adopt the JVM's reference, but helping and with integration...
In my last blog post, I explained how to add versioning capability to templates. Being able to create, view and restore different versions of templates is great, but sometimes it's not so easy to see what has actually changed. And we might not be as lucky as having comments about the change from the author, or they might be cryptic to the point of being useless.
So let's try and add the diff and...
Due to a painting regression in JXPanel for Synth-based Look and Feels, we are releasing a regression fix. The new files should appear in Maven Central soon.
The JavaOne India Call for Papers is now open. The conference will take place May 8-9 in Hyderabad, India. The call for papers will be open through March 15. Notifications will be sent out to speakers in early April. The JavaOne Shanghai Call for Papers is also still open. That conference...
Clojure multimethods support not only multiple dispatch but much more. Indeed, once you look past multiple dispatch, a commonly asked question is whether a language can dispatch on things other than the types of values. With Clojure’s multimethods, methods can be made to dispatch based on any arbitrary rule. In this article, based on chapter 4 of Clojure in Action, Second Edition, the author explains how Clojure multimethods work
Atlassian has made some seriously great products, for example the project tracker JIRA. We recently upgraded our rather archaic version of JIRA at Magnolia to the latest and greatest offering. Everyone in the team found something in this upgrade. Some of us were desperate to use GreenHopper, others were looking forward to a better LDAP integration, and my personal favourite was the new REST API...
We live in a world of highly connected multicore servers, where web applications are expected to scale from dozens of users to millions. New demands are being placed on developers by the real-time nature of the modern web. Developers are looking for fresh solutions to solve scalability issues—whether it’s to take advantage of multiple CPU cores and high I/O demands or to adapt programs to run on clusters of servers. This article, based on chapter 1 of Node.js in Practice, shows how Node fills a gap in the market by attacking the scalability problem head on.
Akka comes with a Camel integration module that allows Akka actors to interact with communication partners over a great variety of protocols and APIs. In this article, based on appendix E of Camel in Action, contributing author Martin Krasser presents selected Akka-Camel integration features by example.
Sometimes, life drops a house on your code. Sometimes, it's flying monkeys. Most of the time though, the damn stuff just stops working and it's nothing so obvious as being crushed by a Kansas farmhouse or being carried away by winged primates.
For this last common case, there are a good number of great tools to help you out. JMeter may help you to reproduce the conditions under load, while...
The topic of spatial reference systems (SRS) is one of the more abstruse in GIS to understand. This is mainly due to the loose way in which people use the term spatial reference system and secondly to its unglamorous nature compared to other areas of GIS. If GIS is Disneyland, think of SRS as the bookkeeping necessary to keep the Disneyland operation afloat. In this article, based on chapter 3 of PostGiS in Action, Second Edition, the authors explain the components of a spatial reference system.
Instructions for installing the Oracle HR schema objects in the Oracle Cloud
And now you can go stateless!
by Michael Fogus and Chris Housen, authors of The Joy of Clojure
In many cases, Clojure's compiler will be able to highly optimize idiomatic Clojure source code. But there are times when the form of your functions, especially in interoperability scenarios, will prove to be ambiguous or even outright counter to compiler optimizations. In this article, based on chapter 12...
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So, what does it take move your existing application to the cloud? As you'd hope, not much.
A quick introduction to getting up and running with the Oracle Cloud.