Category: Technology

Cracking The “Laravel Vs. Cakephp” debate

I started off this thread to compare 2 frameworks for my next project which would have a team of 20 developers. Team experience was a bit skewed on CakePHP, but…
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Make Sense out of your Stack Traces

I recently came across this cool tool http://www.stackifier.com/ which allows you to make so much sense out of your stack traces. Once I have locked on a stack I want to…
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Don’t Like Throttling?

You don't have a choice - the underlying system (The JVM here will do it for you). I still recall the summer of 2013 when I was running a project and…
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Are annotations bad?

I eased off into this topic with my principles on my post about Spring XML vs. Annotations that other day. This easy inlet was also my way of not complicating…
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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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Unit Testing in AEM (thinking loud)

This is not a recommendation of any sorts but a culmination of ideas and a few options that are available for us to use if we want to do unit…
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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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Yahoo Moment: Google gets my content as #1 link on search

I have been blogging off and on in recent times, and last few weeks it has been all about sling, adobe aem (cq), unit testing and what not. As i continue…
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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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Caching Architecture (Adobe AEM) – Part 1

Cache (as defined by Wikipedia) is a component that transparently stores data such that future requests for data can be faster. I hereby presume that you understand cache as a…
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Learning MongoDB // The CRUD

If you have not been following my blog for the training i am undertaking on mongodb, it is time you do so now because this is getting way too much interesting. Last night…
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Learning MongoDB // It sinks in

Today I finished the 1st week of the course and as they promised it was didnt take very long - under 5 hours with what they wanted me to do…
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