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Blog Archive for inder during June 2006

Enterprise applications often need to execute some tasks at the startup or shutdown of the Application Server. Many application servers provide proprietary ways of doing this, but there is a standard portable way as well. In this blog, I will discuss how this can be done using the Servlet API. This feature has been available since Servlet 2.3. First, you need to write a class that implements the...
It is amazing how many wasteful activities a Windows machine performs that are not really necessary for most users. In this blog, I share some of my favorite hacks that should boost performance of a typical Windows XP/2000 machine, although your mileage may vary. You are welcome to use them, but please realize that unless you are careful, you can end up with a seriously corrupted Windows...