Category: Levels

The false security of Notifications

The Problem On one of my recent projects, I just got added to a distribution list that receives alerts from our monitoring system. first few days I tried to read some of those…
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Do it differently

This is not a technical post, but more of philosophical. I generally post such stuff on my personal blog(http://bizarreprodigy.com). but this time, I am going to make an exception but because "do…
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This part of my life is called “Chasing Quality”

As far as I can recall, one thing that always stuck with me is the OCD around doing things the right way. No matter what I did - could have played…
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Making Thread Dumps Intelligent

Long back I had learnt about something called Log MDC, and I was a big fan of it. I was suddenly able to make sense of anything that happens in…
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Spring Framework – XML vs. Annotations

This question has been around for many years since Spring started to move heavily towards Annotation based configurations (if i recall right it's called configuration by convention). Annotations based configurations…
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High availability design

If you have ever travelled in an Indian Railways you would have noticed that the capacity for which the train is supposed is handle holds no meaning because the number…
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AEM Development Workflow – Part 3 (Coding Old School)

In this series I have been trying to define the various development workflows (that have existed or will arise in near future) and what sort of problems do I see…
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TIP: Make Sling Testing Framework work

We have been trying to find the right mix of unit testing (Automated) in our project, and I have been looking at various options that Sling has to offer. This…
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AEM Development Workflow – Part 2 (finding the problem)

While this post will be a self sufficient one, I will recommend that you go back and read up on the context and the background on the AEM Development Workflow to…
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Tip: Using AEM Developer Tools for Eclipse

If you have been working in AEM for a while now, you are probably aware of the tools we used to have like CRXDE, CRXDE-lite, VLT. With the latest release…
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(Unit Testing) – Cost vs. Benefit

I have been a big fan of unit testing for a very long time; my blog is ridden with posts about it. If I look at at how automated unit testing…
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Unit Testing – Why not?

For JUnit implementation in our project, we see a great challenge in having them implemented as we are already running behind for Sprint 2 and Sprint 3. Team was provided…
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Squares pegs in Round holes

This is a part 2 of a series of articles I have just started to write. I spoke about Think Clients (SPA) and CMS and what sort of problems do…
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Thick Clients and CMS

I originally started this blog off with a once very famous thick client (Adobe Flex); and after half a decade I am seeing a surge of the thick clients once…
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Host projects on Maven Central

Recently, when I decided to make my projects available to the Java Community under Open Source license, I did a lot of things like Hosting my code on Google Code,…
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Unit Testing Framework: EAMSteps

EAMSteps is a framework that makes Unit Testing easier because of its following principles: - External data store for test data like excel spreadsheet - Automated assertions using co-related inputs…
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A new OSS project: iFramework

If you have been following me for a long time, you would know that I keep saying of releasing some of my work to the community; and today I finally…
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TestNG or JUnit

For many years now, I have always found myself going back to TestNG whenever it comes to doing Unit Testing with Java Code. Everytime, I picked up TestNG, people have…
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History of programming

I came across this very interesting article and the author's views where programming started way back. Read here - http://java.sys-con.com/node/1879986
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Internet Filter Bubble

I came across this topic on "filter bubble" via a fellow blogger. Although the blogger talks about the filtering in context to Atheism, amongst other things, I find this discussion…
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