Category Archives: Java SE

Simple sample: Oracle NoSQL with Docker Compose

Here is an example of using the Dockerized Oracle NoSQL image. This, along with many other Dockerized Oracle products are available here Key points Demonstrates usage of Docker Compose : co-ordinates an Oracle NoSQL container and a dependent container running its (Java) client Docker … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an app on the Oracle Application Container Cloud

The Oracle Application Container Cloud service is relatively simple to be honest. Here is quick post on how a potential application looks like. Although the service supports Java SE and Node.js runtimes, this post will stick to Java specific examples. Let’s take … Continue reading

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Random JCache stuff: multiple Providers and JMX beans

JCache (JSR 107) is the Java standard for Caching… enough said. No more introductory stuff. This is a quick fire post which talks about Multiple JCache provider configurations, and Feature: JCache stats via JMX Mbeans Managing multiple JCache providers In … Continue reading

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Sneak peek into the JCache API (JSR 107)

This post covers the JCache API at a high level and provides a teaser – just enough for you to (hopefully) start itching about it 😉 In this post …. JCache overview JCache API, implementations Supported (Java) platforms for JCache … Continue reading

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Do you really understand @WebService ?

SOAP web services are not cutting edge technology by any means – although it still has it’s place, REST based web services are offering tough competition. Anyway – this is definitely not a REST vs SOAP post ! I have … Continue reading

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Heads up on Light-Weight JSON API (JEP 198)

The Light-Weight JSON API has been dropped from the OpenJDK release 9. Check out this announcement by Mark Reinhold on the jdk9-dev mailing list Previously, there were some questions raised on the JSON-P 1.1 (JSR 374 for Java EE 8) … Continue reading

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Optional and Objects: Null Pointer Saviours!

No one loves Null Pointer Exceptions ! Is there a way we can get rid of them ? Maybe . . .  Couple of techniques have been discussed in this post Optional type (new in Java 8) Objects class (old Java 7 … Continue reading

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Java SE 8 Launch Webcast !

To ALL Java enthusiasts and ones who think they can make a difference by ‘Coding Towards A Better Future’. The Java Platform has never been better, richer and more exciting. Do register! http://eventreg.oracle.com/profile/web/index.cfm?PKWebId=0x637279c68 Cheers to the ‘Write Once, Run Anywhere’ paradigm!!

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Java SE 8 is knocking… Are You There?

We are hours  away from the official Java SE 8 launch …. March 18, 2014 being the GA (General Availability) date. Not that my opinion matters, but, I personally feel that all the Java technologies including Java SE 8, Java EE 7, … Continue reading

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Objects in Java: Yes I know its boring!

As you might have already noticed, the name of the blog is ‘Object Oriented‘. Bearing that in mind, why not start off with a lightweight & simple topic – Objects Sounds too primitive? Talking about Objects? Really? It’s 2014 ! … Continue reading

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