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Introduction to Strong Cryptography

One thing that amazes me is that the most developers are not familiar with strong cryptography. In my career, I’ve seen all sort of mistakes that lead to leaked data, guessable passwords, unfortunate disclosures, and worse. The nice thing is, you don’t have to understand the ridiculously complex math behind the algorithms, you only have to know the rules for ...

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JBoss Drools – Getting started

This post will be about me getting to grips with JBoss Drools. The reasoning behind it is: SAP bought out my company’s current rules engine and Drools is one alternative we will be looking into as soon as someone has the skills to get a proof of concept up. Although there seems to be a fair amount of documentation, I ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W07

Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew Java Code Geeks attention: * NetBeans IDE 7.1: Unlocking the Java EE 6 Platform: Java EE 6 specification is deeply integrated into NetBeans IDE 7.1 and this article helps you to map its various parts to the related tools provided ...

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Redmine Installation & Getting Started Guide

Redmine is a free and open source, flexible web-based project management and bug-tracking tool, written using the Ruby on Rails framework. Redmine supports multiple projects, with its own wiki, forum, time tracker and issues management. Moreover Redmine implements a plugin platform so can be customized depending on your requirements. Exists plugins to work with Kanban, Scrum, notification plugins or reports. ...

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Virtualizing Your Java Applications: Best Practices (JavaOne 2011)

Justin Murray started his presentation [“Virtualizing Your Java Applications: Best Practices” (21860)] about five minutes early and began by saying that virtualization has arrived at the point where people no longer need to be concerned about taking advantage of virtualization. He said his presentation is about a year old and is the work of a team of people. The relatively ...

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Concurrency Pattern: Producer and Consumer

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In my career spanning 15 years, the problem of Producer and Consumer is one that I have come across only a few times. In most programming cases, what we are doing is performing functions in a synchronous fashion where the JVM or the web container handles the complexities of multi-threading on its own. However, when writing certain kinds of use ...

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Set up a Spring 3 development environment

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This tutorial explains in short how to set-up a typical environment to develop Spring based applications. There is no prerequesite to this tutorial other then a working Windows XP client with sufficient CPU power and memory. During the tutorial we will need to install the following components: Java 6 JDK Update 26 Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers 3.6.2 (Helios) ...

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