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Author Archives: Ilias Tsagklis

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 – 2011 – W19

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * The Highly Useful Java TimeUnit Enum: An article that explains how to use the TimeUnit enums in order to avoid “magic numbers” and produce cleaner code when manipulating date and time. * Unix Orchestration Roundup: ...

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Android JSON Parsing with Gson Revisited

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A while ago we hosted an article about using Gson for JSON parsing with Android. The tutorial was a simple showcase of how to leverage Gson with Android. Recently, Bill Mote from the AYDABTU Development site contacted me and informed me that he had used our sample code in one of his Android applications, namely Broadcast SMS. More specifically, he ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W18

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * All I Want for Java 8 is… : A Java 8 feature wishlist including Full Runtime Generics Support, JMX 2.0 Features, Improved Date/Time Support and others. * Application Performance Monitoring in production – Step by ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W17

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * The Usability of Passwords: An excellent article that discusses password usability and security. It describes the most commonly used ways to attack a password and what countermeasures we can use to avoid this. * Why ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W16

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Application Performance Monitoring in production – A Step-by-Step Guide – Part 1: As the title states, this is a step by step guide on how to monitor your application’s performance, from defining KPIs to breaking ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W15

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Thinking Functional Programming with Map and Fold in your Everyday Java: An article discussing how the functional programming paradigm of map/fold can be used in Java. As mentioned, map/fold functionality exists in Java but developers ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W14

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Debuging from dumps: A detailed article on how to analyze memory usage using a heap dump from the JVM. The available dump types are discussed, how to obtain a dump from an IBM/Oracle JRE is ...

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Android HTTP Camera Live Preview Tutorial

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The Android SDK includes a Camera class that is used to set image capture settings, start/stop preview, snap pictures, and retrieve frames for encoding for video. It is a handy abstraction of the real hardware device. However, the SDK doesn’t provide any camera emulation, something that makes testing camera enabled applications quite difficult. In this tutorial, I am going to ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W13

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * GlassFish Server 3.1 Supports JavaEE 6 Web Profile, Clustering and High Availability: An overview of some new features supported by the latest version of GlassFish application server. Those include support for the JavaEE 6 Web ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W12

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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 JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Mastering Spring MVC 3: A presentation of Spring’s MVC3 programming model, detailing with examples: mapping HTTP requests, getting a request input, generating responses, rendering views, data conversion and validation, handling exceptions and testing. You can ...

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