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Reactive file system monitoring using Akka actors


In this article, we will discuss: File system monitoring using Java NIO.2 Common pitfalls of the default Java library Design a simple thread-based file system monitor Use the above to design a reactive file system monitor using the actor model Note: Although all the code samples here are in Scala, it can be rewritten in simple Java too. To quickly ...

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#GeekListener v.6


Hello hello hello! It’s time to publish a new #GeekListener digest! What was interesting during the last week? What trends in twitter among the developers? As usual, I’m going to comment on tweets which I liked more than others. By the way, on the past week was a big software development conference in Berlin – GOTO, where cool architects are ...

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What Are the Key Skills to Being a CTO?


You may have noticed that we’ve chatted with a lot of really smart people through our Inside Look interview series. As we wrap up 2015, we’re revisiting some of the sage advice we’ve encountered from these founders, CTOs, and engineers. We’re starting with a broad question this week: What are the skills necessary to being a CTO? According to our ...

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The generic filter in cuba platform – excel filters on steroids


As i promised last time, i plan to go through some features of the platform, that i think are very valuable. So i’m going to do a little series here. Starting with the obvious one’s like UI, Filtering, Security to some advanced features like Web Portal, extensibility, Auditing, dynamic attributes and so on. CUBA features #1 – generic filter In ...

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A Java EE 7 Application on OpenShift 3 With JBoss Tools


You can create and manage OpenShift applications in Eclipse with the latest version of the OpenShift Plugin for JBoss Tools. They are either pre-bundled with the latest JBoss Developer Studio (9.0.0.GA) or you can install them into an existing Eclipse Mars. This post walks you through deploying the Java EE 7 Hands-On-Lab in OpenShift with the JBoss Developer Studio. OpenShift 3 ...

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3 Reasons why You Shouldn’t Replace Your for-loops by Stream forEach


Awesome! We’re migrating our code base to Java 8. We’ll replace everything by functions. Throw out design patterns. Remove object orientation. Right! Let’s go! Wait a minute Java 8 has been out for over a year now, and the thrill has gone back to day-to-day business. A non-representative study executed by from May 2015 finds that 38% of their ...

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Project Jigsaw Hands-On Guide


Project Jigsaw will bring modularization to the Java platform and according to the original plan it was going to be feature complete on the 10th of December. So here we are but where is Jigsaw? Surely a lot happened in the last six months: The prototype came out, the looming removal of internal APIs caused quite a ruckus, the mailing ...

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Apache Spark vs. Apache Drill


Editor’s note: If you would like to learn more about using Spark there is a free book titled Getting Started with Apache Spark: From Inception to Production. If you’re thinking about working with big data, you might be wondering which tools you should use. If you are trying to enable SQL-on-Hadoop then you might be considering the use of Apache ...

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ParparVM Spreads Its Wings


We wrote quite a bit about the architecture of the new VM we built for iOS and why we built it. Up until recently we always viewed it as a Codename One specific tool. Something that would only be useful for us. We used open source because “that is our way” and didn’t give it much thought after that. It ...

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