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SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Java Design Patterns” Online Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SciSpike and O’Reilly Release “Java Design Patterns” Online Course Austin, Texas - July 15, 2015 SciSpike founder Petter Graff , in collaboration with O’Reilly Media Canada, has produced an online training course on Java Design Patterns. In this course, Petter shows in a clear and easy to understand way, with numerous examples,…
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State of Montana

Goals Lower the cost of building client applications Problem The State had a reflective database that was difficult to query The client applications were built on top of Eclipse (Rich Clients), and accessing the underlying services could be difficult The applications had to support multiple editors over the same content, and support non-conflicting concurrent updates…
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Java vs. Node

This blog-post is perhaps misnamed. What I want to convey in this blog how you have to change the way you work when you go from a strongly typed language to one of the dynamic languages. I pride myself on being language agnostic. I know that I have software running in some deployed and used…
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WebServices in Eclipse

I’ve been teaching a few classes on Web Services lately and my students have complained that there are no good description on the net for how to get started building web services on Eclipse. I’m sure there are some, but I was encouraged to create one myself, so here it is. I also wanted to…
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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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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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A course on Writing Extensions for Plug-ins

I created a e-learning module for how to create plug-in extensions for Eclipse. It is a sub-module from our course how to write eclipse plug-ins that I’ve not yet integrated. Many students have asked for this, so I though I’d make it available for them here. Anyway, if you are interested, click on the image…
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Xtext Valueconverter

I thought I'd share another little trick in Xtext. This trick is actually documented well at various places on the web, but to be able to do what I wanted to do, I had to pull information from many different locations. So… I thought it may be a good idea to collect the tips here…
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