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Java Swing – Date Picker dialog

Any Swing developers in the house? For those that work with Swing, here is a GUI component that might be helpful to your UI coding endeavors. One of our JCG partners offers a date picker widget. Check it out: Java Swing – Date Picker dialog to select a date

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Spring configuration with zero XML

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Tomasz Nurkiewicz, one of our JCG partners and avid supporter of the Spring framework, describes in his latest post how to configure a Spring application without using XML. The annotation approach over the top. Check out his tutorial: Spring framework without XML… At all!

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Advanced SmartGWT Tutorial, Part 2

This is the second part of my tutorial regarding rapid UI development with SmartGWT. In the first part of the tutorial, we created the basic interface layout and added some basic components. It is now time to take it up a notch and use the real power of SmartGWT. Before we proceed, let’s remember how the UI we have created ...

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10 Tips for Proper Application Logging

Our latest JCP partner, Tomasz Nurkiewicz, has submitted a number of posts describing the basic principles of proper application logging. I found them quite interesting, thus I decided to aggregate them in a more compact format and present them to you. So, here are his suggestions for clean and helpful logs:(NOTE: The original posts have been slightly edited to improve ...

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Advanced SmartGWT Tutorial, Part 1

Justin, Pat and I have started working on a side project that requires a user interface for administration and management. After working for a while with SmartGWT and GWT in general, we decided to create the interface using SmartGWT. We really liked the visual components (check out the SmartGWT showcase) and the fact that it facilitates rapid development. In this ...

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Laws of Software Design

Software design just like any other engineering design endeavor, requires a fair amount of effort, experience, patience and knowhow in order to be done right. Based on Akin’s Laws of Spacecraft Design I present our readers with a slightly modified list of what I believe are the basic “Laws of Software design” especially when you are dealing with customer oriented, ...

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Android Proximity Alerts Tutorial

Smart-phones are taking over the mobile world, this is a fact. Since GPS devices are usually found embedded in those phones, there is already a notable rise in applications that take advantage of the offered geographical positioning functionality. A type of those applications is the one of Location Based Services, where the service exploits knowledge about where the mobile user ...

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Top 10 JavaCodeGeeks posts for 2010

With 2010 coming to its end I decided to create a compilation of the Top 10 JavaCodeGeeks posts for this year. JavaCodeGeeks have an internet presence of less than a year, but I believe that we have done a very good job providing original and helpful content. This compilation was made so that we remember our best moments for the ...

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