About Tomasz Nurkiewicz

Java EE developer, Scala enthusiast. Enjoying data analysis and visualization. Strongly believes in the power of testing and automation.

List/Grid Author Archives Subscribe to the RSS feed of Tomasz Nurkiewicz

apache-tomcat-logo

Forcing Tomcat to log through SLF4J/Logback

So you have your executable web application in JAR with bundled Tomcat (make sure to read that one first). However there are these annoying Tomcat logs at the beginning, independent ...
apache-tomcat-logo

Standalone web application with executable Tomcat

When it comes to deploying your application, simplicity is the biggest advantage. You’ll understand that especially when project evolves and needs some changes in the environment. ...
scala-logo

Parallelization of a simple use case explained

Some time ago a friend of mine asked me about the possibilities of speeding up the following process: they are generating some data in two stages, reading from a database and processing ...
akka-logo

Non-blocking I/O – discovering Akka

Here comes the time to follow some good practices when implementing actors. One of the most important rules we should follow is avoiding any blocking input/output operations, polling, ...
akka-logo

Two actors – discovering Akka

Hope you are having fun so far, but our application has serious performance defect. After measuring response times of the RandomOrgRandom class we developed in the previous part we ...
scala-logo

Remote actors – discovering Akka

Assume our test application became a huge success and slowly a single server is not capable of handling growing traffic. We are faced with two choices: replacing our server with a better ...
akka-logo

become/unbecome – discovering Akka

Sometimes our actor needs to react differently based on its internal state. Typically receiving some specific message causes the state transition which, in turns, changes the way subsequent ...
akka-logo

Request and response – discovering Akka

In the previous part we implemented our first actor and sent message to it. Unfortunately actor was incapable of returning any result of processing this message, which rendered him ...
akka-logo

Your first message – discovering Akka

Akka is a platform (framework?) inspired by Erlang, promising easier development of scalable, multi-threaded and safe applications. While in most of the popular languages concurrency ...
java-logo

Java features applicability

Java language and standard library is powerful, but with great power comes great responsibility. After seeing a lot of user code misusing or abusing rare Java features on one hand ...
Java Code Geeks and all content copyright © 2010-2014, Exelixis Media Ltd | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing on Java Code Geeks are the property of their respective owners.
Java is a trademark or registered trademark of Oracle Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Java Code Geeks is not connected to Oracle Corporation and is not sponsored by Oracle Corporation.

Sign up for our Newsletter

20,709 insiders are already enjoying weekly updates and complimentary whitepapers! Join them now to gain exclusive access to the latest news in the Java world, as well as insights about Android, Scala, Groovy and other related technologies.

As an extra bonus, by joining you will get our brand new e-books, published by Java Code Geeks and their JCG partners for your reading pleasure! Enter your info and stay on top of things,

  • Fresh trends
  • Cases and examples
  • Research and insights
  • Two complimentary e-books