Ilias Tsagklis

About Ilias Tsagklis

Ilias Tsagklis is a senior software engineer working in the telecom domain. He is an applications developer in a wide variety of applications/services. Ilias is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.

Best Of The Week – 2011 – W38

Hello guys,

Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention:

* Client-Side Improvements in Java 6 and Java 7: This article discusses the improvements to the client and desktop parts of Java SE 6 and Java SE 7, including the new applet plug-in, the Java Deployment Toolkit, shaped and translucent windows, heavyweight-lightweight mixing, and Java Web Start.

* Unit and Functional Testing in Android: An article providing hands-on examples on how to implement unit and functional testing in Android. The author starts by giving an example of a typical unit test scenario and then he adapts it to run as an Android test.

* The Six Pillars of Complete Developer Documentation: In this article, the characteristics of a complete API documentation are investigated, namely Class Reference, Changelog, Code Samples, Code Playground, Developers Guide and Articles.

* Fork and Join: Java Can Excel at Painless Parallel Programming Too!: A detailed article examining the parallel programming features of Java and mainly the new Fork/Join framework. Also check out our own article Java Fork/Join for Parallel Programming.

* Memcached surpasses EhCache and Coherence in Java usage: The word is about caching solutions and how Memcached has managed to surpass traditional Java based caches like Teracotta’s EhCache and Oracle’s Coherence.

* Comparing AppDynamics vs DynaTrace, CA Wily, Precise and HP: An exhaustive comparison of Application Performance Management (APM) products based on these criteria:Fit for Production Environments, Fit for Modern Application Architectures, Ease of Use, Scalability, Innovation and Cost of Ownership.

* Did CEP deliver for SOA and can it for Cloud?: In this article the author examines how Complex Event Processing (CEP) has been used within the context of SOA and how it could be now be leveraged in the cloud.

* Why you really do Performance Management in production: Title says it all. The reason should not to be fix a CPU hot spot or improve garbage collection, but rather to understand the impact that the applications performance has on customers and thus business.

That’s all for this week. Stay tuned for more, here at JavaCodeGeeks.

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