Category Archives: Java

Review: Developing Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and jQuery

On a recent business trip I read the recently published book “Developing Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and jQuery” by Packtpub and authored by Sandeep Kumar Patel. Today I’m going to do a quick review on the book.

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Easily learn the Strategy Design Pattern with Java – a second visit

The Strategy design pattern allows you to select algorithms at runtime. The Strategy pattern is a behavioural pattern and sometimes you will see it used in things like validation, sorting or where a large switch statement has been replaced – … Continue reading

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Finding specific ATOM categories using Atom Nuke and Java

This is the third article I’ve written now on the new Atom Nuke framework. Today I’m going to go over turning ATOM feeds and entries into selectable events. This is built into Nuke via the EPS, or Event Processing System. … Continue reading

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Create an ATOM feed with Atom Nuke, NetBeans 7.2 and Java

I’ve been blogging on Atom Nuke which is a collection of utilities built on a simple and fast ATOM implementation. Check out my previous post on creating a simple ATOM feed crawler. Today I’ll show you another feature which is … Continue reading

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Building a simple ATOM crawler with Atom Nuke, Netbeans 7.2 and Java

Atom Nuke is a new project created by John Hopper who incidentally is also the creator of Atom Hopper and Repose. Atom Nuke, or “Nuke” as we call it is a collection of utilities built on a simple and fast … Continue reading

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Setting up Repose: The REstful PrOxy Service Engine

From the Repose website: Repose is an open-source RESTful HTTP proxy service that scales to the cloud. Repose provides the solution to common API processing tasks such as rate limiting, client authentication, versioning, and logging so that web service developers … Continue reading

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Setting up a Vert.x (Mod) project to work with Maven and Netbeans 7.1 on OS X and Java 7

Today I’ll show you one way to use Netbeans 7.1 and Maven to work with a Vert.x project. This is just one way you can go about setting up the project and is how I currently do it. If you … Continue reading

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The speed race is on: Vert.x and Node.js

Vert.x and Node.js are similar in some ways, and different in others. One such difference is that Node.js only allows you to write code in JavaScript whereas Vert.x allows you to code in Java, Groovy, JavaScript, Ruby and eventually as … Continue reading

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Getting started with Vert.x and Java on OS X

Vert.x is a fairly new project that has already reached 1.0 status and has a growing community. According to their website Vert.x is: Effortless asynchronous application development for the modern web and enterprise. If your familiar with Node.js then you … Continue reading

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Installing and configuring Netbeans 7.1.2 and the Java JDK 1.7 on OS X

Recently Oracle released the JDK 1.7 for OS X (download here). This is a JDK release as of the time of this article and a consumer version of the JRE 1.7 will be released later in 2012. Today I’m going … Continue reading

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