What API(s) does Elsten Software offer today? A music metadata and cover art lookup API. It’s ‘release based’, meaning only information about releases (albums, singles, compilations) and actual discs (CDs) can be looked up.
JUnit's "Theories" runner is an (mostly) undocumented experimental runner that allows you to run your @Test method (your @Theory) against all possible combinations of parameters (your @Datapoints) you can throw at it.
This article shows a simple example, a common caveat with the default runner, and how you can write your own data supplier to get better control over the values passed to each parameter of your @Theory
Temenos is also a philosophy and mindset. In brief, deep bonds and healing result from exploring each other’s personal history (how we became who we are) and visions (who we want to be). We use the conceptual model of a container to help us perceive and understand our relationship with ourself and others.
Today we will see how to write a Document/Literal wrapper kind of a web service. The agenda of this post is as follows; Write a simple web service based on Document/Literal wrapped, see how to host the simple web service on a tomcat web container, make a simple test client to test our service.
Sometimes, just when we are walking about and we feel everything is going smoothly, then the bottom drops out of the bucket, our world suddenly of positivity, in the situation, our lives, family and friends, takes a nose dive to the other side.
Today's subject is Fountain Codes, otherwise known as "rateless codes". A fountain code is a way to take some data - a file, for example - and transform it into an effectively unlimited number of encoded chunks, such that you can reassemble the original file given any subset of those chunks...
In the true spirit of this blog I am going to take the complex idea of polymorphism and make it as simple as possible. Now you may already think you understand polymorphism—and perhaps you do—but I’ve found that most software developers don’t actually understand exactly what polymorphism is.
For instance, the social networks of the Iliad and Beowulf look more like actual social networks than does the social network of Harry Potter. Real social networks follow a power law distribution more closely than do social networks in works of fiction.