JavaFX 2.0 provides built-in capabilities for generating charts, a capability found within the javafx.scene.chart package. In this post, I look at creating bar charts and a scatter chart in using JavaFX 2.0. During the course of this post, I use Guava and...
Eduardo Cereto has some concerns about the
possibility of Google Analytics cookies slowing down the sites that use
the web app (which obviously includes many of the most popular sites on
the internet). Some readers may have thought this claim...
As soon as we started work on NosqlDistilled we were
faced with a tricky conundrum - what are we writing about? What
exactly is a NoSQL database? There's no strong definition of the
concept out there, no trademarks, no standard group, not even a...
While Automation is great to get you going and doing things faster
and reproducible, Monitoring/Metrics are probably more valuable for
learning and getting feedback from what's really going on. Matthias
Meyer describes it as the virtues of monitoring.
Last year it was Indigo, this year it will be Juno, and now the Eclipse community is voting on a name for the Eclipse release for June 2013. All you need to do is go to the poll, log in, and vote for your favorite name. If you're familiar with Eclipse...
Although it's easy to become accustomed to it, it's pretty obvious
the software development world has some serious issues in diversity.
By this I mean that we have some notable differences in proportions
of people compared to the general population. One...
One thing I wanted to do in the little application I’m working on was
send data to other apps on my phone using the ‘share via’ dialog which
I’ve seen used on the Twitter app.
In this case I wanted to send a link and its title to twitter and came...
Reflection in Java really feels awkward. The java.lang.reflect API is
very powerful and complete, and in that sense also very verbose. Unlike
in most scripting languages, there is no convenient way to access
methods and fields dynamically using reflection....
Web tests are as a rule much slower than other types of tests, but
they can be sped up significantly by running them in parallel. However,
this is often harder to implement than it sounds. The latest version of Thucydides (version 0.6.0) comes with support...