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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W32

Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Eclipse 3.8M1 Brings Java7 Support: The Eclipse Foundation has released Eclipse 3.8M1, which is the first milestone release with Java7 support. Java7 support will come to Eclipse 3.7.1, which is due to be released in ...

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Atlassian JIRA v.4.4 Released

Few days ago Atlassian released a brand new version of its flagship issue and project tracking software: JIRA v. 4.4. Even though it’s a “minor” upgrade it introduces a bunch of great new features, both for users, project administrators and JIRA administrators. Installation Installing and upgrading JIRA standalone has always been easy but the new installer and configuration wizard really ...

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Selling Yourself: Why? and How!

I know many good developers who are under the impression that they either don’t have to sell themselves, or selling themselves is wrong, but is that really true? First let me clarify by defining what I mean by “selling yourself”. I don’t mean “selling out”, I mean marketing yourself, what you’re doing and what your skills are. Especially to your ...

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Android Game Development – Particle Explosion

Ever wondered how explosions are created? Let’s take a little detour and try to implement a basic particle explosion. An explosion is nothing more than a bunch of particles (be them pixels, small shapes or images) scattered across the screen, originating from a single point. Not all the time but mostly and for the sake of simplicity we’ll assume that ...

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Android Interview Questions and Answers

Last updated Jan. 4, 2019 Our Android interview questions and answers collection is all about different types of questions that can be used in an interview, in order for the employer to test your skills and knowledge. In the following sections we will discuss about Android OS regarding its functionality, Command line tools, Performance and other topics. Here are some ...

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Best Of The Week – 2011 – W31

Hello guys, Time for the “Best Of The Week” links for the week that just passed. Here are some links that drew JavaCodeGeeks attention: * Java SE 7 Released: First Major Update Since December 2006: Big news for Java this week, the new Java SE 7 is released. New features include the Fork/Join Framework, the “try-with-resources” statement, switch statement for ...

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C++ or Java, which is faster for high frequency trading?

Overview There are conflicting views as to what is the best solution for high frequency trading. Part of the problem is that what is high frequency trading varies more than you might expect, another part is what is meant by faster. My View If you have a typical Java programmer and typical C++ programmer, each with a few years experience ...

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Java Tools: Source Code Optimization and Analysis

Below is a list of some tools that can help you examine your Java source code for potential problems: 1. PMD from http://pmd.sourceforge.net/ License: PMD is licensed under a “BSD-style” license PMD scans Java source code and looks for potential problems like: * Possible bugs – empty try/catch/finally/switch statements * Dead code – unused local variables, parameters and private methods ...

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Software Estimation is not a Black Art

Construx Software is one of the few companies that take the problems of estimation in software development seriously. Earlier this year I attended Steve McConnell’s Software Estimation in Depth course based on his book Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art. Two days reviewing factors in estimation and the causes of errors in estimating, the differences between estimates and targets and ...

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