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2013 Resolutions


It is that time of the year to make resolutions and revisit the old ones. Last year I wrote down 10 resolutions and looks like I completed only 2.5 resolutions.  That would be an F grade, pretty pathetic.  Looking back, … Continue reading

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2012 Resolutions


2012 is upon us and now is the time to make or declare resolutions.  Below is a list of resolutions for 2012: Write 12 blogs – one per month (one down and 11 more to go 🙂 ) Finish the … Continue reading

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Using Spring Social To Update Status On Facebook, Twiiter and LinkedIn


A few short months back I learned about the new and exciting Spring Social project and now I finally have a chance play with it.  My goal was to integrate Spring Social into my small Spring MVC application called “Project … Continue reading

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Great Eclipse Tutorial Video


I recently watched a video about Eclipse IDE and I must say it is fairly good.  Scott, the presenter, covered a lot of good stuff in Eclipse that both new and experience Eclipse IDE users may not be aware of. … Continue reading

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Simulating Network Problem Using iptables Command


In a distributed system where communication between services are happening at all time and at the same time network issues or hiccups occur frequently.  A well designed service consumer should able to handle the network connection or timeout issues in … Continue reading

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Ten Things About Groovy Java Developers Should Know


In recent years, there has been an explosion of new scripting languages on the programming landscape and as a developer one needs to be alert of what they are and their strengths and weaknesses.  I recently started  reading about Groovy … Continue reading

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Google App Engine for Java


By now I am sure everyone has heard that Google App Engine has supported Java and this is totally exciting for Java developers including myself.  Not only Java is supported, but one can use JPA to store/retrieve data from Google … Continue reading

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