Category: Java

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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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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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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Java to Flex

My clients were talking to me about Flex for 2 months, but one day they came back and announced that we need to move the project to Flex instead of…
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