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Theodora Fragkouli
Theodora has graduated from Computer Engineering and Informatics Department in the University of Patras. She also holds a Master degree in Economics from the National and Technical University of Athens. During her studies she has been involved with a large number of projects ranging from programming and software engineering to telecommunications, hardware design and analysis. She works as a junior Software Engineer in the telecommunications sector where she is mainly involved with projects based on Java and Big Data technologies.

Java 8 will use Transport Level Security (TLS) 1.2 as default

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Transport Level Security (TLS) 1.2 will be set by default to the next version of standard Java, that is coming on March 18. The TLS will provide encrypted internet communications, but will not completely solve Java’s security problems, as Java’s encrypted communications no panacea for security problems explains. TLS version 1.2 will be enabled in Java Development Kit (JDK) 8. ...

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Java memory model is back

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The Java memory model has been forgotten for more than nine years, but most open source Java supporters want to modernize it and focus on concurrency, as introduced in Java memory model takes small step toward modernization. A JEP (JDK Enhancement Proposal), number 188, has come up this month, offering guidance on shared-memory concurrency efforts that impact Java SE (Standard ...

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What’s new in Spring

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Let’s check on some new releases announced by the Spring community over the previous days: Spring Boot 1.0.0.RC1 Spring was pleased to announce the first release candidate of Spring Boot v1.0.0. It contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous milestone. Binaries have been published to the Spring Maven Repository. The project page is updated with download ...

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JArchitect v4.0 Released

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JArchitect version 4.0 is now available, as announced by JArchitect v4.0 Released. JArchitect can help java developers manage a complex Java code base. You can easily analyze code structure, specify design rules, do effective code reviews and master evolution by comparing different versions of the code. On its previous version, v3.0, which was released in September 2012, features like the ...

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Why stick to JavaScript

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Since JavaScript seems to conquer the world, all technologies associated to it, like Node.js have started to rise up too. All intermediate languages, including TypeScript, CoffeeScript, ClojureScript, and Google’s Dart have set as goals to make it easier to write applications in JavaScript. A few important reasons of why to prefer JavaScript are presented below, as introduced by Here to ...

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Oracle ships Java 8

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Oracle has decided to ship upgrade to JDK (Java Development Kit) 8 on March 18, even though the new release may come with a few bugs, as introduced by Full speed ahead: Oracle to ship Java 8 in March, even with bugs. Oracle JDK 8 release manager, Mathias Axelsson has explained that for the initial JDK 8 release, which will ...

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Spring LDAP 2.0.0 is released

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The Spring team is pleased to announce that Spring LDAP 2.0.0 is released and is now available from Maven Central and Bintray. Spring LDAP 2.0.0.RELEASE Released lists all changes in the new release. JIRA’s change logs contain a list of the changes too. The most basic features of 2.0.0 release are presented below: Spring LDAP now includes Spring Data Repository ...

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AppFuse 3.0

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AppFuse 3.0 is here, as announced by AppFuse. AppFuse is a full-stack framework for building web applications on the JVM. It uses the Maven Archetype plugin to generate a starter Java project, so that one can get easily start creating a full Java EE application. As explained in AppFuse 3.0 – Java 7, Spring 4, PrimeFaces, Mockito, Bootstrap 3, Wicket, ...

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Spring XD 1.0.0.M5 is here!

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Spring XD announces the Spring XD 1.0.0.Milestone 5 release. You can download it from here. According to Spring XD 1.0.0.M5 Released, Spring XD is a unified, distributed, and extensible system for real time analytics, batch processing, data injection and data export. The 1.0.0.Milestone 5 release provides new features to solving big data problems, as described below: There are pre-defined batch ...

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9 technologies to be discussed in 2014

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According to 9 technologies for a supercharged 2014 there are a few important technologies that are about to increase programmers’ interest in 2014. Below, they are presented in short: 1. Document databases Structured storages and document databases have started to step aside, since NoSQL databases and big data solutions like MongoDB and Couchbase have showed up. 2. Key-value stores Couchbase, ...

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