Yearly Archives: 2010

Function Objects in in Java

This blog entry is really just a support entry for a YouTube movie I created today. A few weeks ago, I taught a course on plain old Java… The students had LISP background and raised the questions: Does Java have Closures? Well, it doesn't really have direct support for closures directly, but we can achieve…
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Tutorial: How to Develop a WebService in Eclipse

In this post Petter Graff (the founder of SciSpike) shows you how to develop a WebService in Eclipse. This tutorial is one of the most viewed technical videos on YouTube. Part 1: Download and Install Eclipse, Tomcat and CXF Part 2: Configure Tomcat and Eclipse Part 3: Create a Servlet in Eclipse for Test Part…
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Refactoring in Eclipse (Closure example)

In this video, Petter Graff (the founder of SciSpike) shows you how to effectively use the refactoring features in Eclipse. In the process, he shows how you can create function objects in Java and utilize unorthodox dimensions of reuse.
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Search Engine and Indexing of Dynamic Content

What’s the problem? When loading a dynamic site using GWT, Dojo, YUI or any other Ajax based approach, it is difficult (and sometimes impossible) for the search engine to obtain your content for indexing. The initial load of the site may only contain a simple HTML element (often a div or span tag). The tag…
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GWT, Google App Engine and SciSpike

This week (and most of last week) I’ve been developing a GWT application for our new venture SciSpike. The team at SciSpike are all very experienced architects/developers, so the selection of technology to use was quite difficult. Pretty much every options were available to us. We all are used to architecting and teaching classes on…
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