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Ilias Tsagklis
Ilias is a software developer turned online entrepreneur. He is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.

Best Of The Week – 2012 – W05

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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: * 11 Most Influential Books Every Programmer / Developer Must Read: A list of the most influential and “must-read” books for software developers, including classics such as Code Complete, The Mythical Man-Month and Clean Code. For ...

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Integration testing scoped beans in CDI 1.0 and Spring 3.1

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In this blog post I describe how to do integration testing with scoped beans in Spring and CDI. Everything is illustrated with small code samples. Integration testing with scopes is not particular easy. Imagine a bean that lives in the session scope, like UserCredentials. In an integration test you typically have no HttpRequest or HttpSession to work on (at least ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W04

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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: * Java Anti-Patterns: A comprehensive lists of Java programming anti-patterns. Also check out our Java Best Practices series while you are at it. * Time Management: 6 Ways to Improve Your Productivity: A nice article providing ...

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Java 7: How to write really fast Java code

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When I first wrote this blog my intention was to introduce you to a class ThreadLocalRandom which is new in Java 7 to generate random numbers. I have analyzed the performance of ThreadLocalRandom in a series of micro-benchmarks to find out how it performs in a single threaded environment. The results were relatively surprising: although the code is very similar, ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W03

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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: * Best development tools in the cloud: In this article, the best cloud-based development tools are presented. Source Control, Agile project management, Collaboration, Continuous Integration and Automated Testing tools are discussed. Also check out Developing and ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W02

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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: * Android SDK: Build a Mall Finder App – Points of Interest: A nice tutorial that shows how to use Google Maps on Androind in conjuction with the location based functionality of Android. Also check out ...

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Best Of The Week – 2012 – W01

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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: * DevOps: What it is, and what it is not: In this article the author tries to demystify DevOps, discussing what it is and what is not. Also check out Devops has made Release ...

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Java 7: Project Coin in code examples

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This blog introduces – by code examples – some new Java 7 features summarized under the term Project Coin. The goal of Project Coin is to add a set of small language changes to JDK 7. These changes do simplify the Java language syntax. Less typing, cleaner code, happy developer ;-) Let’s look into that. Prerequisites Install Java 7 SDK ...

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Java EE 6 vs. Spring Framework: A technology decision making process

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In the last few month we’ve went through this decision making process: which technology stack to choose for enterprise development on the Java platform? There are various alternatives. However, the ones we’ve discussed intensively were: Pure Java EE 6 Stack vs. Spring with Java EE. The following blog article summarizes key issues I found interesting when you consider one of ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W53

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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: * 11 Things every Software Developer should be doing in 2012: A great list of things that developers should be doing in the year to come. Perfect for new year’s resolutions :-). Also check ...

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