Discover some of reflection's core areas of the API with a few examples to implement them in programming.
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Reflection provides some value so that we can create our own recipe rather than eulogize a bullet-proof black box of language paradigm.
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If you've used the 2D APIs of JavaFX, working with the 3D APIs will be almost child's play.
Get a solid footing on key ideas and master the intricacies involved before one considers jumping into 3D programming.
Database design needn't be daunting. Here are some easy-to-follow steps to create a basic database.
If your database isn't properly normalized, it's hard to maintain. Worse yet, it can't give you desired information. Remedy your database problems.
Become proficient with specialization and generalization, which is the subclass and superclass hierarchy mechanism in a relational database.
Master the power and versatility of JavaFX to achieve animations of several types.
Discover the depth and intricacies of JavaFX, which is built primarily to create and deliver rich Internet applications (RIAs).
Learn to use <i>Graphics2D</i>, an extension of the legacy <i>Graphics</i> class of the AWT package and which supports more drawing capabilities than its predecessor.
Explore the Java GUI in general and work with a couple of practical graphics implementations.
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Master some of the important aspects of email monitoring and their implementation through code.
You can add the benefit of mail and messaging support even to a bare bone, standalone Java application.
A flat file access mechanism can be customized like a database CRUD operation. Learn how to do that for your data.
Explore the serialization/deserialization process with the help of a file handling mechanism.
Explore how to process common sequential files through Java and some aspects of file handling APIs in general.
Explore some specific aspects of searching and sorting APIs found in the Java library.
The Interceptor class is the object-oriented way to handle issues in which "system outcasts" need to be handled. Learn how to use this class here.
Learn about CDI, that not only promotes re-usability but also glues together various layers of an enterprises application in a Java EE framework.
Access modifiers help you achieve decoupling in Java. They also create a sense of separation of concern from the other modules that comprise a system.
Java generics not only enables us to create template classes to suit our immediate business needs but also boosts re-factoring in the long run.
Learn to use JSF, JPA, and EJB to perform in an enterprise business application.
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Vaadin exists so that you can stay within the Java framework while using your favorite IDE. Use Vaadin and succeed with ease.
Learn about Vaadin, a new, implicit framework for creating rich internet applications in Java.
Here are ten great tips to make working with Hibernate more productive.
Wake up from your accustomed query types and learn to use Hibernate in your database manipulations.
Explore ten of the lesser treaded alleys of Java and learn about Java's diverse features and API library.
Consider thread safety and concurrency at the same level of importance.
Implement lambda expressions from the perspective of a couple of standard design patterns.
Learn about Design Patterns, time-tested classic templates of solution architecture that ensure maintainability of code and enhance productivity.
A well-designed systems works with the synergy of not only object composition but also pattern composition. Learn to use Java to develop behavioral patterns.
Learn more about the Creational design pattern, which handles the process of object creation in Java from one or more classes.
Learn how to create a creational design pattern that is concerned about the process of object creation in Java from one or more classes.
The knowledge of design pattern is crucial for designing any software, especially when dealing with object oriented design. Recognizing patterns while designing helps us to map our previous experience to the present condition.
With the inception of Eclipse Luna, Java developers get a full-featured, Java 8-compliant IDE to try their hand at lambda expression. Read on to learn how to use lambda expression in your regular programming.
Manoj Debnath shows you how to get started with Lambdas with code snippets using Eclipse Luna as the IDE.
JasperReport is ideal to publish reports from the application that uses data from the back-end database, but how do we program them? Manoj Debnath shows you how with three sample applications that demonstrate a few of the ways a report can be generated using the JasperReport library.
Learn how to be become more productive by integrating Hibernate in your Spring applications.
Is there a way to write simple Java code to generate a report without XML? If you’re asking this question, we have a good news!
The crux of the relational database management system is in the idea of establishing relationship among entities. Discover how Hibernate allows you to model association between entities from Java code, without bothering with the SQL.
Manoj Debnath shows you how to get started with JasperReport, with a simple yet effective hands-on example.
Is Java past its prime? Are there reasons to still be using it? What do you think?
Learn how ORM (Object Relational Mapping) can help map objects into a database as if you were no longer working with records of the relational model but objects in an object oriented model.
The RowSet interface is an extension of JDBC ResultSet and is a part of the javax.sql package. Read on to learn what RowSet is all about and how to implement it in Java.
JSP, Servlet and JDBC are a popular combination for creating dynamic web pages and applications with extensive data processing. Read on to learn more.
Mobile ADF apps are portable for both iOS and Android powered devices. Read on to learn how to create a simple Android application using Oracle ADF within JDeveloper IDE.
Learn how to manipulate database records with the help of the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) API.
JDBC acts as a translator between Java applications and the native language of a database. Learn how the JDBC driver paves the way into the application design consideration of database programming in Java.
Manoj Debnath provides an overview of how to parse XML documents using JAXB, SAX, and DOM.
JMS is the Java EE API that deals with the concept of MOM and helps in creating the enterprise messaging system to produce and consume asynchronous messages. Manoj Debnath shows you how.
Learn how to improve the performance of an application that uses the Java Persistence API, by modifying the second level cache mode settings.
Learn how to handle concurrent access to entity data, and the locking strategies available to JPA API.
Manoj Debnath shows you how to create RESTful web services, demonstrating with a sample application.
Managed Bean is a specialized Java class that synchronizes values with components, processes business logic, and handles navigation between pages. Read on to learn how to use them in Facelet Page.
Learn how to create SOAP Web Services exposing EJB in a sample application.
Learn how to use Ajax with Java Server Faces (JSF) to incorporate dynamic functionality into a web page.
There are primarily two different types of web service supported in Java. Both are popular and extensively used. Read on to learn more.
Java EE7 brought EJB container managed transactions to the platform using CDI interceptors, so that these can be used by CDI managed beans and other Java EE components. The improvements make JSF, EJB and JPA integration simple.
Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) used to be a bit complex due to the exposure of the low level constructs to the Spring developer. But that's changed; both Spring and AOP have evolved. Manoj Debnath offers a canonical explanation of AOP and on how to implement it in Spring.
The main objective of Spring Data Access Object support is to make working with data access technologies such as JDBC, Hibernate, JPA or JDO easy and consistent. Read on to learn more.
The focus of javaFX as a tool is on the client rich interactive visualization of content; it can be a suitable candidate to interface your next enterprise application when merged with JavaEE modules. Read on to learn more.
Java Dependency injection (DI) is the way we decouple dependency relationships between objects. See DI in sample Java code and find out whether it's applicable for you.
JavaFX 2 has many promising features, but its stability with large, complex enterprise applications remains unproven.
How do the JavaFX 2.x media assets compare with the equivalent assets in HTML5?
JavaFX offers powerful animation capabilities for programmers, but lacks the advanced capabilities that Flash offers animators.
Android and Qt are productive platforms for developing mobile apps. Is Android the no-brainer choice it seems to be?