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Hibernate locking patterns – How does OPTIMISTIC_FORCE_INCREMENT Lock Mode work


Introduction In my previous post, I explained how OPTIMISTIC Lock Mode works and how it can help us synchronize external entity state changes. In this post, we are going to unravel the OPTIMISTIC_FORCE_INCREMENT Lock Mode usage patterns. With LockModeType.OPTIMISTIC, the locked entity version is checked towards the end of the current running transaction, to make sure we don’t use a ...

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Java 8特性指南 – 终极手册 (PDF下载)


编者按:距离Java 8的发布已经有段时间了,就目前看来它的确是一个非常重要的版本。我们之前已经在JavaCodeGeeks发布了一系列专题文章,如玩转Java 8-Lambda表达式和并发,Java 8日期/时间API入门:LocalDateTime 以及 JDK8时代的抽象类vs.接口。同时我们也从其它来源处引用了15个必读的Java 8教程。当然,我们也对它的一些短板进行了验证,如Java 8的暗面。为了读者们更好的阅读体验,现在是时候整合所有Java 8的主要特性于一处了。一起来享受它吧!         目录 1. 简介 2. Java语言的新特性 2.1. Lambda表达式和函数式接口 2.2. 接口的默认方法和静态方法 2.3. 方法引用 2.4. 重复型注解 2.5. 更强大的类型推断 2.6. 扩展的注解支持 3. Java编译器的新特性 3.1. 参数名 4. Java类库的新特性 4.1. Optional 4.2. Streams 4.3. 日期/时间API (JSR 310) 4.4. Nashorn JavaScript引擎 4.5. Base64 4.6. 并行数组 4.7. 并发 5. 新的Java工具类New Java tools 5.1. Nashorn引擎: jjs ...

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Unit Test, System Test, Red Test, Green Test


We tend to categorize different types of tests according to what they cover. Unit tests cover small portions of code, usually a method or a class, while we mock the rest of their interaction. Integration tests cover several components in concert, and then mock the other boundaries. System tests and their bigger brothers, End-to-End tests cover more and more. Those ...

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The Joel Test Updated For Programmers


A while back—the year 2000 to be exact—Joel Spolsky wrote a blog post entitled: “The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code.” Many software engineers and developers use this test for evaluating a company to determine if a company is a good company to work for. In fact, many software development organizations use the Joel Test as a sort of self-test ...

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Default methods and multiple inheritance


Recently Lukas JOOQ Eder posted and article about nested classes and their use. This is an interesting topic and his article is, as always, interesting and worth reading. There was only one slight statement I could not agree with and we had a brief reply chain leading to default method and why there can not be something like     ...

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OSGi Service Test Helper: ServiceRegistrationRule


OSGi Service Tests can be an efficient means to avoid problems related to dangling service references. As promised in my post about writing simple service contribution verifications, this time I introduce a JUnit rule that assists in testing interactions between components. OSGi Service Tests for Component Interaction Assume we have a service that notifies related observers bound according to the ...

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JPA Tutorial – The ULTIMATE Guide (PDF Download)


EDITORIAL NOTE: The Java Persistence API (JPA) is a Java programming language application programming interface specification that describes the management of relational data in applications using Java Platform, Standard Edition and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition. JPA has become the de-facto standard to write application code that interacts with Databases. For this reason we have provided an abundance of tutorials here ...

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How to detect and diagnose slow code in production


One of the more difficult tasks that a developer faces is finding and diagnosing slow running code in production. Firstly how do you monitor your production code without slowing it down? Certainly you can’t run production code through a profiler.  Even if you have a mechanism for timing your code, how then do you diagnose the issue? This is especially ...

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Microservices Maturity: Dogma or Dogfooding? You Decide…


I’ve received some great feedback after posting my proposal for a microservice maturity/classification model last week, some positive, and some negative. Some private communications suggested that I may be getting caught up in the marketing hype, and several emails suggested that the microservice architecture really is just classical SOA re-invented. Other emails balanced out these comments by suggesting that microservices ...

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