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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.

Java 7: How to write really fast Java code

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When I first wrote this blog my intention was to introduce you to a class ThreadLocalRandom which is new in Java 7 to generate random numbers. I have analyzed the performance of ThreadLocalRandom in a series of micro-benchmarks to find out how it performs in a single threaded environment. The results were relatively surprising: although the code is very similar, ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W03

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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 Java Code Geeks attention: * Best development tools in the cloud: In this article, the best cloud-based development tools are presented. Source Control, Agile project management, Collaboration, Continuous Integration and Automated Testing tools are discussed. Also check out Developing and ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W02

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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 Java Code Geeks attention: * Android SDK: Build a Mall Finder App – Points of Interest: A nice tutorial that shows how to use Google Maps on Androind in conjuction with the location based functionality of Android. Also check out ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W01

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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 Java Code Geeks attention: * DevOps: What it is, and what it is not: In this article the author tries to demystify DevOps, discussing what it is and what is not. Also check out Devops has made Release ...

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Java 7: Project Coin in code examples

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This blog introduces – by code examples – some new Java 7 features summarized under the term Project Coin. The goal of Project Coin is to add a set of small language changes to JDK 7. These changes do simplify the Java language syntax. Less typing, cleaner code, happy developer ;-) Let’s look into that. Prerequisites Install Java 7 SDK ...

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Java EE 6 vs. Spring Framework: A technology decision making process

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In the last few month we’ve went through this decision making process: which technology stack to choose for enterprise development on the Java platform? There are various alternatives. However, the ones we’ve discussed intensively were: Pure Java EE 6 Stack vs. Spring with Java EE. The following blog article summarizes key issues I found interesting when you consider one of ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W53

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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 Java Code Geeks attention: * 11 Things every Software Developer should be doing in 2012: A great list of things that developers should be doing in the year to come. Perfect for new year’s resolutions :-). Also check ...

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Top 10 JavaCodeGeeks posts for 2011

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2011 is coming to its end, and like last year, we have created a compilation of the Top 10 Java Code Geeks posts for this year. This compilation serves as a reminder of our best moments for the year that is ending. The posts ranking was performed based on the absolute number of page views per post, not necessarily unique. ...

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Android Game Postmortem – ArkDroid Development

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Hello guys, As you might have noticed, we have recently delved into the world of mobile game programming. This was done after creating JCG Studios, an independent mobile game studio based on Athens, Greece. JCG here stands for Just Cool Games, it is our other acronym, except for Java Code Geeks of course. Our platform of choice is Android and ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W52

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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 Java Code Geeks attention: * 7 habits I learned to become more efficient programmer: This post summarizes some coding guidelines that might help developers to write more maintainable source code. The tips include using names, keeping the indentation ...

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