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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W17

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

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

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

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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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W13

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

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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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W11

Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Good code is cheap code: An article where the author claims that good code is cheap code, i.e. code that is easy to maintain, is minimally complex and can be easily extended. He also provides ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W10

Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Why do I have this long GC pause?: An article where the author discusses how he performed Garbage Collection diagnosis and troubleshooting in order to fix big delays in GC. Some of the inner details ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W09

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 Holy Grail of Zero Defect Systems: A short article discussing the “ultimate goal” of eliminating all defects from your system and why some times it is better to not fix a bug (short answer: ...

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