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Author Archives: Johannes Thones

Johannes is a Software-Developer, ThoughtWorker, Permanent Journeyman, Ruby Enthusiast, Java and Devils Advocate. He lives and works in Hamburg, Germany.

HTML5: Offline Upload of Images

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I am currently working on an application which has needs to work offline. This has the beneficial side effect, we use the different HTML5 storage capabilities. One of the is the File API, which we are using to store images locally – before queuing them for upload to a backend server. In this article, I will share some code how ...

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HTML5: Offline upload of images

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I am currently working on an application which has needs to work offline. This has the beneficial side effect, we use the different HTML5 storage capabilities. One of the is the File API, which we are using to store images locally – before queuing them for upload to a backend server. In this article, I will share some code how ...

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Hunting a Random Bug – A True Story

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A few weeks ago, I finished a bug hunt for the RapidFTR open source project, which took me three evenings. I thought it might be worth sharing the story of the hunt. This article will describe what I did. I will give an overview of my journey to actually find the root cause of what was going on. My goal ...

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Java 8: Testing the Lambda Water

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Java 8 is about a year away and comes with a language feature I really look forward to: Lambda Expression. Sadly the other big feature, Modules for the Java Platform, has been delayed to Java 9. But nevertheless, bringing lambda expressions (or closures if you like) into the language will make programming in Java much better. So nearly one year ...

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14 Golden Eggs of Good UI Design

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As I discussed, I have been to “Rules for Good UI Design” by Joe Nuxoll (@joeracer) at Devoxx 2011. In this talk, he was giving 14 “Golden Eggs” for designing a user interface (UI). The “Golden Eggs” have been written down from Joe’s slides – I hope without big mistakes. The comments are my summaries from his talk. The full ...

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Java 8 Status Updates

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The two big new language features of the upcoming Java SE 8 release are Lambda Expressions and Modularity. For both, status updates have been released these days. I’ll share the links with you, so you might read through them over the holidays The Java SE 8 release is planned for mid 2013 by Oracle. Project Lambda Project Lambda as well ...

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