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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 Studios – ArkDroid official launch

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Hello all, Following the beta testing phase, I am pleased to announce the official launch of our very first Android game, ArkDroid. ArkDroid is essentially an Arkanoid clone for Android but it is also what we would like to call “brick breaker evolved”; an old school game that comes to enrich the world of classic “brick breaker” games with cinematic ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W25

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Stuff to Watch from Google IO 2011: A nice collection of presentation performed at the Google IO 2011. The suggested videos are scalability and architecture related, featuring App Engine, GWT and Google Docs API among ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W23

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Java Exploits Biggest Threat to PCs?: An article discussing the fact that some Java vulnerabilities are considered top threats to PCs. Security and exploits are usually not taken under consideration in a Java developer’s mind, ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W22

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Evernote Architecture – 9 Million Users and 150 Million Requests a Day: An article providing an overview of Evernote’s architecture. Some of the key points include controlling costs, application redundancy, data reliability, fast request routing ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W21

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Implementing a MySQL redundant site: A short article providing a description of data synchronization via database replication along with the advantages that such a solution provides. * How do you measure the RESTful-ness of an ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W20

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Using JMeter to measure binary protocols: A very useful article describing how to setup and use JMeter in order to measure the performance of custom binary protocols. This was done without writing a custom plugin ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W19

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * The Highly Useful Java TimeUnit Enum: An article that explains how to use the TimeUnit enums in order to avoid “magic numbers” and produce cleaner code when manipulating date and time. * Unix Orchestration Roundup: ...

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Android JSON Parsing with Gson Revisited

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A while ago we hosted an article about using Gson for JSON parsing with Android. The tutorial was a simple showcase of how to leverage Gson with Android. Recently, Bill Mote from the AYDABTU Development site contacted me and informed me that he had used our sample code in one of his Android applications, namely Broadcast SMS. More specifically, he ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W18

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * All I Want for Java 8 is… : A Java 8 feature wishlist including Full Runtime Generics Support, JMX 2.0 Features, Improved Date/Time Support and others. * Application Performance Monitoring in production – Step by ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W17

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Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * The Usability of Passwords: An excellent article that discusses password usability and security. It describes the most commonly used ways to attack a password and what countermeasures we can use to avoid this. * Why ...

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