Category Archives: Java

Retrieve deployed application information using JMX

Every now and then you get to do things you’ve never done before, which gets you a little bit out of your comfort zone. In the past I wasn’t eager going out of my comfort zone, but now it makes … Continue reading

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Devoxx 2013: Java EE 7

At Devoxx 2013, the tracks that I was most interested in were the Java SE and Java EE tracks, specifically in presentations about the new stuff in Java SE 8 and Java EE 7. In this post, I’ll talk about … Continue reading

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Devoxx 2013: A Retrospective

This year I had the opportunity to attend Devoxx again for the entire week. I usually try to get my hands on a Combi ticket for both the University and the Conference. As always, it was an enlightening and invigorating experience. … Continue reading

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I was wrong: Constructor vs. setter injection

Reading books or reference documentation is always good to get new ideas or to gain new insights. While reading the Spring reference documentation, I realized I was wrong! In one of my previous blog posts about Dependency Injection vs. Service … Continue reading

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Spring 3.1 Unified property management: before and after

My pet project Sometimes in between, I work on a little pet project of mine. If you download the Oracle XE Database, you get an HR example schema with it. You can check out the HR schema’s layout and contents … Continue reading

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Dependency Injection vs. Service Locator

Again, while reading through the Spring documentation, I came across this article of Martin Fowler. I’ll try to give a summary of his article and my opinions about it. Introduction Every professional software engineer should know what dependency injection or … Continue reading

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The Open-Closed Principle: The heart of object oriented design

I have a question for you guys and girls. This morning, I was reading through the Spring documentation about the Web MVC framework. In a side-note, “Open for extension…”, SpringSource referred to a paper about the design principle “Open for … Continue reading

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