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Author Archives: Alvin Reyes

SOAP Web Services

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What is SOAP according to W3C Definition “SOAP is a lightweight protocol intended for exchanging structured information in a decentralised, distributed environment. It uses XML technologies to define and extensible messaging framework providing a message construct that can be exchanged over a variety of underlying protocols. The framework has been design to be independent of any particular programming model and other implementation ...

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Secure the unsecured

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A recent issue in my home country has surface this month regarding an information leak. Our “highly” trained officers says it managed to caught and apprehend the actual hacker but never give any resolution as to what they will do to ensure that it will never happen again. Much like what they usually do, this doesn’t surprise me at all. ...

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Git me the log

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There are times that as a developer who primarily responsible for the deployment can use a little helping hand on getting the right source and builds for a release. After all, the artefacts coming out of it can be the same one that’s going to be deployed in production. It’s really important that we check each and every code commits ...

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Basic Injection / Qualifiers, Scope

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This is a continuation of the DI/CDI Basics tackled last week  – in this post, I’ll be discussing Basic Injection, Qualifiers and Scope. In our last topic, there we’re a great deal of information regarding the concepts of DI/CDI, we also discussed how these beans or class loaded using the annotations  -that makes up the composition of the object and ...

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DI / CDI – Basics

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Introduction (DI/CDI Basics) First of all, I would assume there is a bit of confusion to this, but the truth of the matter is, they are just the same – the difference is that usage and its purpose. DI (Dependency Injection) is the general term  – this feature is basically the one doing the bean discovery and bean wiring process ...

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Servlet 3.0 Overview

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Servlet 3.0 – has a bunch of ground breaking features that will ultimately change how developers will code and write JEE Web Applications – some might say that its conventions defy most of our understanding about how things “should” work in theory but thats one of the beauty of innovation and continuous improvement; challenging the convention and give a better ...

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Apache CXF – JAX-WS – Simple Tutorial

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A lot of Java Developers out there sees task with Web Service implementation daunting – well, nobody can blame them really, especially that it brings a lot of  complexity in development and design over the years of enterprise application development. For some though, learning it is somehow the next step in building a full blown enterprise application – Web Services – ...

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Spring MVC 3 Template and Apache Tiles

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An efficient design consideration for any web application is the use of a template engine (or tool), and with Spring’s “pluggable” nature, it is indeed much more easier to integrate template mechanisms such as Apache Tiles. In this simple post, I will give you a brief intro and basics of using Tiles as a Template engine for your Web Application! ...

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JavaFX Tutorial – Basics

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JavaFX seem to be gaining ground on the RIA space. With the right tools and development support, it wil definitely have its toll on the next best technology “thing!”. I’m not writing any JavaFX review here since there is a lot of Technology critiques out there that probably reviewed it extensively, but instead, I will write a simple tutorial on ...

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Liferay – Simple Theme Development

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Indeed, Liferay has come a long way with its 6.1 version, that fully supports JSF and IceFaces. I’m still trying to learn the ropes of it as I aim to have it the standard collaboration tool in our team. Good Software Application solve problems, but great ones not just solves the problem, but intuitively give users the look and feel of ...

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