Category: Server Side

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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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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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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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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Unit Testing: EAMSteps

Background I came across this article on Dzone, which is just right to set the tone for me to release my latest code, which I find myself to be very…
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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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Concurrency Pattern: Producer and Consumer

In my career spanning 15 years, the problem of Producer and Consumer is one that I have come across only a few times. In most programming cases, what we are…
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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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NTLM Authentication in Java

In one of my previous lives, I used to work in Microsoft and there this word - NTLM (NT Lan Manager) was something that came to us whenever we used…
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Development Kit – your wishlist

Today after a while I decided to get back to development and started to setup my Laptop with variety of development tools and my fetch my projects from hard drives.…
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VMWare acquires Spring

http://www.springsource.com/newsevents/vmware-acquire-springsource?__utma=1.989943887005353600.1229312626.1248839927.1249962234.28&__utmb=1.1.10.1249962234&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1248780117.26.15.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=spring%20webflow&__utmv=-&__utmk=245757188
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BlazeDS and Spring

A few days back I posted the latest addition in Spring family - Flex with Spring. Being a huge spring and flex fan, I was very excited. Now able to…
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Flex is now on Spring’s roadmap

Java developers knows the power of Spring. For sometime Flex and Spring together was nto that easy. There were some integrations available. Finally, Flex has found its way on to…
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JavaFX released for preview

Sun released JavaFX preview. A platform that is said to complete with Adobe's Flex and Misrosoft's Silverlight is said to be released sometime in fall this year. This is a…
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Flex Java bridge – Communicating errors to Client

When you have a stack that has similar technologies (J2EE) it is very easy to report errors/exceptions across different layers. But, this very soon becomes a very interesting and nail…
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Integrating Flex with Spring

When I started to look at building front-end of my application in Flex, the very first challenge was the back-end integration. Being on the J2EE tech stack, it was easy…
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