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Author Archives: Alvin Reyes

Git me the log


There are times that as a developer who primarily responsible for the deployment can use a little helping hand on getting the right source and builds for a release. After all, the artefacts coming out of it can be the same one that’s going to be deployed in production. It’s really important that we check each and every code commits ...

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Basic Injection / Qualifiers, Scope


This is a continuation of the DI/CDI Basics tackled last week  – in this post, I’ll be discussing Basic Injection, Qualifiers and Scope. In our last topic, there we’re a great deal of information regarding the concepts of DI/CDI, we also discussed how these beans or class loaded using the annotations  -that makes up the composition of the object and ...

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DI / CDI – Basics


Introduction (DI/CDI Basics) First of all, I would assume there is a bit of confusion to this, but the truth of the matter is, they are just the same – the difference is that usage and its purpose. DI (Dependency Injection) is the general term  – this feature is basically the one doing the bean discovery and bean wiring process ...

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Servlet 3.0 Overview


Servlet 3.0 – has a bunch of ground breaking features that will ultimately change how developers will code and write JEE Web Applications – some might say that its conventions defy most of our understanding about how things “should” work in theory but thats one of the beauty of innovation and continuous improvement; challenging the convention and give a better ...

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Apache CXF – JAX-WS – Simple Tutorial


A lot of Java Developers out there sees task with Web Service implementation daunting – well, nobody can blame them really, especially that it brings a lot of  complexity in development and design over the years of enterprise application development. For some though, learning it is somehow the next step in building a full blown enterprise application – Web Services – ...

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Spring MVC 3 Template and Apache Tiles


An efficient design consideration for any web application is the use of a template engine (or tool), and with Spring’s “pluggable” nature, it is indeed much more easier to integrate template mechanisms such as Apache Tiles. In this simple post, I will give you a brief intro and basics of using Tiles as a Template engine for your Web Application! ...

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JavaFX Tutorial – Basics


JavaFX seem to be gaining ground on the RIA space. With the right tools and development support, it wil definitely have its toll on the next best technology “thing!”. I’m not writing any JavaFX review here since there is a lot of Technology critiques out there that probably reviewed it extensively, but instead, I will write a simple tutorial on ...

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Liferay – Simple Theme Development


Indeed, Liferay has come a long way with its 6.1 version, that fully supports JSF and IceFaces. I’m still trying to learn the ropes of it as I aim to have it the standard collaboration tool in our team. Good Software Application solve problems, but great ones not just solves the problem, but intuitively give users the look and feel of ...

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Twitter API on your Java Application


Ever wonder of attaching your tweets to your Java Applications? I searching for the best API out there for this and lucky for me, I found it! http://twitter4j.org/ A Simple How To: The first thing we need to do is to create an application within your twitter account, grant it access and generate authentication tokens (although, the consumer tokens will ...

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JMS Development Fundamentals using Apache ActiveMQ


It was last year when I had my hands on trying out JMS. The Idea and concept behind baffled me a little but as soon as I knew what It is for, I quickly grasp it. In this post, I will show the fundamentals of developing a simple producer/consumer in Java using Apache ActiveMQ as its backend. Let’s first start ...

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