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James Sugrue05/01/12
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Oracle vs Google: End Of Phase One

Following a weekend where James Gosling says that 'Google totally slimed Sun', both Oracle and Google delivered their closing statements yesterday, leaving the decision of whether Google violated Oracle copyright, in the hands of the jury. It's not over yet though - phase two of the trial will deal with the patent infringement issues once the jury finish their deliberations.

Tom Jefferys04/30/12
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Google Guava: Multisets

Continuing this tour of Guava we get to the Multiset. I probably don't use this as much as Multimaps or Bimaps, but it certainly does have it's uses.

Sai Geetha M N04/30/12
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Unit Testing and Code Coverage for Android

This is a very small post for all those who have been strugling to generate the Android Test Coverage Using the ant scripts provided by the Android SDK.

Howard Lewis Ship04/30/12
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Yet Another Bit of Spock Love

I'm gradually converting a back-log of existing tests to Spock ... and some of them convert so beautifully, it hurts. Here's an example.

Andy Gibson04/30/12
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Get Yourself a Reputation at Work

For most of us, as programmers, we are a pretty lucky bunch. We get paid handsomely (or at least nicely) for doing something which we enjoy, will never go out of fashion and provides a great deal of benefit to the companies we do it for, if not the world at large.

Ricardo Zuasti04/30/12
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Preventing CSRF in Java Web Apps

Cross-site request forgery attacks (CSRF) are very common in web applications and can cause significant harm if allowed. Luckily preventing CSRF attacks is quite simple

Steve Chaloner04/30/12
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Writing modules for Play 2: Interceptors

In the first part of this tutorial, we looked at the bare basics for creating, publishing and calling a module. The module we created didn’t really do much, so now it’s time to look at expaning the functionality using some of Play’s features.

Jp Morgenthal04/30/12
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The Key To Private Cloud is Removing IT Stratification

JP Morgenthal considers the high cost of operations at many businesses to be reflective of an often stratified IT system that needs to be dismantled in order for a transition to the cloud to be successful.

Claus Ibsen04/30/12
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Check out Beta Releases for Fuse ESB, Fuse MQ, and More

FuseSource recently launched the 7.0 a beta release line of our upcoming Fuse Enterprise products. There have been several online sessions reviewing the new features.

Eric Genesky04/30/12
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Apache TomEE: A Tomcat for the Cloud

Tomcat is a popular servlet and lightweight application among much of the Java community, so TomEE should come as welcome news to those who are looking for a cloud solution that retains Tomcat.

Markus Eisele04/30/12
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JavaOne 2012 Analysis - Speaker and Proposal Stats

Based on the complete data for what has been submitted to JavaOne 2012 in San Francisco I will let you have a look at types, distribution and speakers.

Mike Hadlow04/30/12
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SOA is a Set of Design Patterns for Building and Connecting Components

I’ve been writing a high-level ‘architectural vision’ document for my current clients. I thought it might be nice to republish bits of it here. This is the section that makes a justification of service oriented architecture based on messaging. Here are some of the resources and conclusions I found when studying SOA...

Rafał Kuć04/30/12
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The New Spell Checker in Solr 4.0

One of the new features, which will be introduced in Solr 4.0 is a new SpellChecker implementation that doesn’t require its own index. I decided to take a quick look at it and share my thoughts. What We Have Today As for today (Solr 3.6) we can use the...

Giorgio Sironi04/30/12
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MongoDB and Java

How to access MongoDB from Java code and isolate the rest of the application from persistence concerns.

Kief Morris04/30/12
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Monitor Your Development Infrastructure as if It Were Business Critical

A development team’s infrastructure - development and QA environments, CI servers, SCM servers, etc. - are indisputably business critical, but rarely given the kind of monitoring attention that production environments are. This is a missed opportunity, not only to ensure the continuity of development work, but also to gain valuable insight.