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JUnit Pass Test Case on Failures

Why create a mechanism to expect a test failure? There comes a time when one would want and expect a JUnit @Test case fail. Though this is pretty rare, it happens. I had the need to ...
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Does Immutability really means Thread Safety?

I have often read articles telling “If an object is immutable, it is thread safe”. Actually, I have never found an article that convinces me that immutable means thread safety. ...
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MapReduce: Working Through Data-Intensive Text Processing

It has been a while since I last posted, as I’ve been busy with some of the classes offered by Coursera. There are some very interesting offerings and is worth a look. Some time ago, ...
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Test Driven Traps, part 1

Have you ever been in a situation, where a simple change of code, broke a few hundred tests? Have you ever had the idea that tests slow you down, inhibit your creativity, make you afraid ...
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Test Driven Traps, part 2

The Story of a Unit in Unit Tests In the previous part of this article, you could see some bad, though popular, test samples. But I’m not a professional critic (also ...
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Disrupt Tech Recruiting II – So You Want Ari Gold?

After publishing How to Disrupt Technical Recruiting – Hire an Agent and reading the subsequent feedback from readers at Hacker News and elsewhere, it is clear that at least some ...
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Pure Java JavaFX 2.0 Menus

In recent posts on JavaFX, I have focused on using JavaFX 2.0′s new Java APIs without use of the JavaFX 1.x’s JavaFXScript and without use of JavaFX 2.0′s new FXML. ...
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Android books giveaway for celebrating Packt’s 1000 title

Fellow geeks, We are pleased to announce that we have once again teamed up with Packt Publishing and we are organizing another giveaway for you! The occasion is the celebration of ...
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Trying to understand CAP

The CAP theorem, stated by Brewer and proved by Gilbert and Lynch specifies a property of distributed systems. It states that such a system cannot guarantee at the same time Consistency, ...
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Motivation, Creativity and Innovation

I am a strong believer in that every individual on this earth can be creative and that hard focused work beats natural talent in every way. Personally I get really inspired by observing ...
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