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Author Archives: Marek Piechut

Introducing new technologies – How to battle resistance

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Previously I had posted about the sad drudgery developers often have to deal with in large companies. I’ve decided to follow up that post due to two epic milestones the past week: taking RabbitMQ live within the company and getting github blessed by legal and infrastructure for internal use. My previous post was a rant in response to port 22 ...

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Web Services in Ruby, Python and Java

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Today I’ve had to prepare some examples to show that web services are interoperable. So I’ve created a simple web service in Java using Metro and launched it on Tomcat. Then tried to consume them using Python and Ruby. Here’s how it all finished… Web service in Java I’ve started with a simple web service in Java: package com.wordpress.jdevel.ws; import ...

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The Perfect Singleton

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From time to time I met Java programmers that are not really sure how they should implement Singleton pattern properly. (if you don’t have an idea what Singleton is just try Wikipedia: Singleton pattern). And I’m not talking about proper implementation in threaded environment. But using the most common implementation you can find over internet you can easily create as ...

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