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Java 9 features announced!
08/25/2014 at 16:00:20
New APIs, performance features and modular source code are the first features to be confirmed for Oracle???s next major Java release
The #1 Excuse Testers Need to Stop Using
08/25/2014 at 13:50:56
As a tester you are often placed in many difficult situations. You act as the gatekeeper between your company and your consumers, which can create a lot of pressure. You are after all the person who must tell the team, ???No, we can???t put the app into production because it can???t handle the load.??? And who wants to hear the word ???No???? As a gatekeeper, you are an easy scapegoat if something goes wrong. At that point, when all eyes are on you, you might find yourself making the #1 excuse testers everywhere make, ???Well, we didn???t have the right testing environment.??? This explanation is often the product of a testing team under too much pressure and, as a result, compromising the quality of the work.
How to Integrate Go / GoLang with Logentries
08/25/2014 at 07:00:40
Would you like to send logs from your Go program code into your Logentries account?golang_logo_300x300.png Thanks to the help of Gal Ben-Haim???s, bsphere Golang library for log entries, Go coders can be sending their logs to Logentries in no time at all.
Route 53 Benchmark: The New AWS Geolocation???s Surprising Results
08/21/2014 at 10:25:14
How to choose between Geolocation and Latency routing? We tested DNS configurations across multiple EC2 regions using AWS Route 53 to find out
6 Reasons Not to Switch to Java 8 Just Yet
08/18/2014 at 12:19:32
After we had the chance to have fun and play around with Java 8, the time has come to quit avoiding the grain of salt.
The Integrity of Your Test Plan Can Be Killed by This One Thing
08/18/2014 at 12:19:11
Let me paint a picture for you. You pay meticulous detail to your test plan. You have automated test plans to cover common and fringe use cases. You build performance testing into your continuous integration process like you should. You triple check everything by testing the mobile or web application on multiple browsers and devices. But all of that could be for naught if you forget this one thing: Geography.
Book Review: Java Performance by Charlie Hunt and Binu John
sanaulla12308/29/2014 at 22:30:02
If you want to:??? learn about commands used for OS monitoring??? understand about different components of JVM??? monitor and tune JVM to improve its performance. Preview Text:  If you want to learn about commands used for OS monitoring and understand about different components of JVM, this is the book for you Legacy ...
Cube Drone #3: Coffee
  Previous Cube Drone comics:Cube Drone #2: Nyan Cube Drone #1: Elevator Preview Text:  From software developer Curtis Lassam (who writes about comics and code) comes a comic series called Cube Drone. This is Cube Drone #3: Coffee. Legacy Sponsored:  unsponsored ...
Swagger Is Great, But...
lievendoclo08/28/2014 at 23:00:09
Nobody likes to write documentation. However, in the REST age where REST-based webservices are ubiquitous, documentation for public webservices is a necessity. There are a lot of tools out there that provide REST documentation generation, but there???s one that stands above the rest (pun intended): Swagger. Swagger is a JSON format that describes a REST webservice. However, the strength of...
The Similarities of Swift & Scala
You've probably heard about Swift by now, even if nobody actually knows it yet. And if you have, you might have noticed that it has a few things in common with Scala. You wouldn't be the only one: Preview Text:  You've probably heard about Swift by now. And if you have, you might have noticed that it has a few things in common with Scala. You...
Getting Started with Apache Spark
Learn more about Apache Spark and the various aspects of this framework.
Video Surveillance: Configuring the Server
Learn how to read the video stream you set up in the first part of this tutorial and accept it at the remote location.
How to Access Relational Data Using JDBC with Spring
Learn more about the best ways to access a relational database using the JDBC template in Spring.
How to Build Java Projects Using Gradle
Learn more about the concepts of Gradle as a project building tool and also see how to configure and build a sample Java project.
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Time to Move On
11/11/2013 at 07:42:11

Time seems to be increasingly scarce these days so it's time for me to move on from the Java site.

If you're interested in becoming the Java person for have a look at the be a guide page for more details.

Time to Move On originally appeared on Focus on Java on Monday, November 11th, 2013 at 15:42:11.

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Java SE 7 Update 45 Released
10/17/2013 at 14:05:59

Java 7 Update 45 has been released and the JDK is available to download from Oracle's Java download page.

The release notes show this to be a security fix release. There are 51 new security fixes as outlined in the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for October.

Java SE 7 Update 45 Released originally appeared on Focus on Java on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at 21:05:59.

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