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Edward Beckett is a passionate software engineer, web developer, server administrator and polyglot programmer with nearly a decade experience building desktop and web applications ranging from simple personal web sites to enterprise level applications on many technology stacks including Java, Java EE, Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Hibernate, SQL, JPA, JMS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ColdFusion, PHP, Node.js and more...

Java Swing Model View Adapter Mediator

Typically I build my Java applications based on Spring Framework. However, I was recently asked to implement a Java desktop application for a client using a language agnostic MVC framework – PureMVC, so the following is my demo implementation of the employee admin showcase for PureMVC in Java Swing. If you want to follow along, a runnable demo is available on GitHub. ...

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Tomcat 8 on Java 8 Behind Apache on CentOS

I was recently asked by an associate of mine to deploy a Spring application to a CentOS server running cPanel/WHM and Apache. As this build requirement is not entirely obvious I thought I’d share the experience as a simple how-to guide. Note, this is simply a how-to… not a best-practices guide so if you require a security hardened solution I ...

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