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Is Java Dead or Invincible?

Writer Isaac Asimov once said that ‘the only constant is change’. That isn’t just a phrase in the software industry, it is an absolute fact. Once, there was a day ...
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Book review: ‘Are you smart enough to work at Google?’

You need to toss a coin for a football match. The only coin you have is bent and biased towards one outcome. How do you use the coin and ensure a fair toss? I love a good a puzzle ...
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Code reviews in the 21st Century

There’s an old adage that goes something like: ‘Do not talk about religion or politics’.  Why?  Because these subjects are full of strong opinions but are ...
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Extending your JPA POJOs

Extensibility is an important characteristic in many architectures.  It is a measure of how easy (or difficult) it is to add or change functionality without impacting existing ...
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Make your JAXB cleaner with the MOXy implementation

The principle advantage of using JAXB when marshalling and demarshalling XML is the programming model. Simply annotate a few POJOs and use the JAXB API’s and you can serialise ...
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JAXB, SAX, DOM Performance

This post investigates the performance of unmarshalling an XML document to Java objects using a number of different approaches. The XML document is very simple. It contains a collection ...
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Musing on mis-usings: ‘Powerful use, Damaging misuse’

There’s an old phrase attributed to the former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli which states there are three types of lies: “lies, damn lies and statistics”.  ...
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SQL or NOSQL: That is the question?

So what’s the deal with NoSQL? Is NoSQL just a controversial buzzword? Could you imagine if the term ‘Object Oriented’ didn’t exist and instead architectures ...
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