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About Ilias Tsagklis

Ilias Tsagklis
Ilias is a senior software engineer working in the telecom domain. He is an applications developer in a wide variety of applications/services, currently the technical lead in a in-house PCRF solution. Particularly interested in multi-tier architecture, middleware services and mobile development (contact). Ilias Tsagklis is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.

JCG Flashback – 2011 – W37

Hello guys,

Time for another post in the JCG Flashback series. These posts will take you back in time and list the hot articles on Java Code Geeks from one year ago. So, let’s see what was popular back then:

5. Simple Twitter: Play Framework, AJAX, CRUD on Heroku
This is a cool tutorial on how to build a very basic Ajax-based Twitter clone with Play! Framework which will be deployed on Heroku. Check it out!

4. Java Concurrency Tutorial – Semaphores
Java concurrency is always a topic of interest and this article discusses semaphores and how they can be used in order to develop concurrent, multi-threaded code.

3. The OpenJDK as the default Java on Linux
This was an announcement back then mentioning that OpenJDK will be the default Java on Linux from now on (with Java SE 7 being the reference implementation).

2. The Java Logging Mess
An interesting article discussing the logging approaches used in a Java environment and how those have come to be a bit complicated. Of course don’t miss our other hot article on this topic, 10 Tips for Proper Application Logging.

1. Scala use is less good than Java use for at least half of all Java projects
Another article by David Pollak, discussing Scala and how it can be an alternative to Java in many cases and by a certain class of developers. Don’t miss it!

That’s all guys. Stay tuned for more, here at Java Code Geeks. And don’t forget to share!

Cheers,
Ilias

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