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Back from the JCrete Unconference
posted by cayhorstmann on Jul 27, 2015
Some time ago, I got an invitation from Heinz Kabutz (the man behind the Java Specialists newsletter, to which you should subscribe right away if you...
Developing professional Java application with NetBeans IDE at university
posted by pandaconstantin on Jul 16, 2015
Last saturday, 11th july 2015, I was at Ecole Supérieure d'Informatique de Bobo Dioulasso for a training session on how to build a professional Java...
Managing Concurrency in SIP Servlet 2.0
posted by binod on Jul 12, 2015
There are some key differences to programming SIP applications compared to usual Java EE applications, which are mostly based on HTTP. Often SIP...
And we have moved!
posted by mriem on Jul 5, 2015
And we have moved to
Webinar Notes: Typesafe William Hill Omnia Patrick Di Loreto
posted by edburns on Jul 1, 2015
Webinar Notes: Typesafe William Hill Omnia Patrick Di Loreto My friend Oliver White is doing his usual bang-up job in his new gig at TypeSafe. One...

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Andreas Sterbenz: Modifying the run configuration for the JUnit test runner
Sometimes it is necessary to set specific java properties or to add specific virtual machine...
Cassandra Meets NetBeans IDE
Initial support for Cassandra in NetBeans IDE 8.0.2 is available. Get it here: http://plugins....
Viewing Cassandra Data in NetBeans IDE
Here's the latest status of Cassandra integration in NetBeans IDE—you can now open data into a...
Setting Up an Environment for Cassandra/NetBeans Integration Development
After JCrete, a problem in continuing to work on the NetBeans/Cassandra plugin was that I didn't...
Reverting Deleted Files
While checking the sources of the Cassandra/NetBeans integration into GitHub yesterday, something...