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Maven's Inflexibility Is Its Best Feature

Posted by timboudreau on March 8, 2015 at 7:01 PM PDT

Over on my timboudreau.com blog - how I learned to stop worrying and love Maven.

The Elephant In The Cloud

Posted by timboudreau on March 8, 2015 at 11:18 AM PDT

Imagine if, for example, the hypervisors that run EC2 were compromised - imagine almost every business you deal with online compromised, all at once. This is the never-talked-about problem with the cloud - over on my timboudreau.com blog.

Case Study: Moving To The Pull Request Workflow & Integrating Quality Engineers On The Team For Better Software Quality

Posted by manning_pubs on February 23, 2015 at 1:25 PM PST

By Christopher W. H. Davis, Continuous Improvement

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Go in Action: Exploring the Work Package by By Brian Ketelsen, Erik St. Martin, and William Kennedy

Posted by manning_pubs on February 23, 2015 at 6:13 AM PST

By Brian Ketelsen, Erik St. Martin, and William Kennedy

Comparing Spock and JUnit by Konstantinos Kapelonis from Java Testing with Spock

Posted by manning_pubs on February 19, 2015 at 6:28 AM PST

By Konstantinos Kapelonis, Java Testing with Spock

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MVC JSR 1.0 Snapshots

Posted by mriem on February 18, 2015 at 8:10 AM PST

The MVC JSR is progressing nicely and we have started publishing SNAPSHOT builds.

If you want to try them out grab the API JAR from https://maven.java.net/content/repositories/snapshots/javax/mvc/javax.mv... and the Implementation JAR from https://maven.java.net/content/repositories/snapshots/com/oracle/ozark/1...

JavaLand 2015 Early Adopter's Area Preview

Posted by edburns on February 16, 2015 at 4:48 AM PST

JavaLand 2015 Early Adopter's Area

With only 25 business days to go until JavaLand 2015, now's a good time to share the plans for the Early Adopter's area and Hackergarten.

Explicit trust manager for self-signed certificates

Posted by evanx on February 13, 2015 at 8:26 PM PST

We consider client devices (e.g. Android) connecting to a Java server for secure networking. Say we have stringent authentication requirements, and so decide to use client-authenticated SSL sockets, using self-signed client certificates.

Meteor in Action: Authenticating users with oAuth

Posted by manning_pubs on February 12, 2015 at 4:38 AM PST

By Stephan Hochhaus and Manuel Schoebel, excerpted from Meteor in Action

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