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Author Archives: Paris Apostolopoulos

Paris is a senior software engineer focusing on J2EE development, loves Business process modelling and is keen on software quality challenges. He is passionate about Java and Java communities. He is a co-founder and administrator of the first Java User Group in greece(JHUG.gr) and occasional speaker on meet-ups and seminars and regular blogger. For his contributions and involvement on the Java community he has been awarded the title of Java Champion in 2007 by Sun Microsystems.

Using IntelliJ..for 2 weeks, so far so good


It’s been almost 2 weeks that I have completely switched over to IntelliJ as my main Java IDE at home and at work. So far so good, here are my  initial findings.         Migration: I took me a couple of hours to migrated my projects over. Eventually if your project is already Mavenized, things are simple, no ...

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Java EE7 and Maven project for newbies – part 1 – a simple maven project structure – the parent pom


Why ? Many times, I am trying to resolve several basic or complex Maven /  Java EE  project structure issues, on my day work. In order to provide the solutions,  I often end up   experimenting with the project structure, test my deployment on different application servers and fine grain my configuration. Maven can have a steep learning curve for ...

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Setup your Java Development Environment in Windows 7


I have been receiving a lot of requests over the time, from students and people willing to experiment with the Java language, on providing a simple guide on how to setup a Java development environment , similar to the one I’ve written a year ago for Mac users. See here and here. So, this post is mainly addressed to people ...

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Multiple Java JDK(s), on your MacOSX environment


Yet again, a small tip towards configuring your Java development environment on a Mac (OSX 10.8.x+). If you are really starting right now,  I recommend you read  one of my previous posts,  a quick and clean (I suppose) way to set up your environment variables and start your Java coding. My tip for today is about easily switching from one ...

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Small things around Oracle Weblogic 11g (10.3.4)


I am doing a lot of setting up and configuration for Weblogic this week (devops I guess). I have been working with Weblogic for the past 4 years and I have to admit – like Eclipse – I have started getting used of it. I was a Netbeans / JBoss developer and I’ve turned to Eclipse/ Weblogic guy. I am writing this ...

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Eclipse Code Formatting Tips


I have been assigned lately some code review/ quality code fix tasks, on a large enterprise Java project and I am trying to assist the existing software development team, while waiting to resume my old duties on another project. Kind of fun, but at the same time dangerous enough, since you don’t want to break anything important or ruin the work of ...

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