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Is API Documentation a Waste of Time?

Application Programming Interface (API) documentation is a subset of Software Documentation. It is often embedded within the source code. API …

Software Development

Ignore CERT and Host Name Verification for Services Accessible Over https

During development, it sometimes helps/speed up work if we ignore certificate and hostname verification for testing RESTful services accessible over …


PrimeFaces Cookbook Review

PrimeFaces is the Best Rich UI component library for JSF based applications. Also PrimeFaces has a wonderful showcase ( …


6 Minutes to Get Started with Node.js on Heroku

Here's a quick tutorial for getting going with Node.js and the Express web framework deployed to Heroku.


Introduction to Default Methods (Defender Methods) in Java 8 - DZone Java

We all know that interfaces in Java contain only method declarations and no implementations and any non-abstract class implementing the interface had …


Sawing through the Java Loggers

I know what you're thinking: “It’s just logging!” This small, yet common part of our applications, provides developers, QA and troubleshooters with …


Do Code Improvements Add Value?

Investing into code improvement is a dual edged sword: on the one hand you know that if you don’t improve your code you’ll get slower over time. On …


Eclipse Tips: Quick Fix to Generate Code

Here’s another in my nascent series of quick tips for Eclipse. This one shows how you can use Eclipse’s quick fix feature (ctrl+1) to quickly …


Exception Handling with the Spring 3.2 @ControllerAdvice Annotation

A short time ago, I wrote a blog outlining how I upgraded my Spring sample code to version 3.2 and demonstrating a few of the little 'gotchas' that …