When you keep database connection pools initialized and ready to use, you effectively can grab an object from one, use the object to get your work/task executed, and then return the object to the pool.
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Getting ready to upgrade to WebLogic Server 10.3? The decision to upgrade should be based on the value realized. Let Scott Nelson fill you in on what you should know before you do.
If you've looked for a Java position or if you are on the other side and are looking to fill a Java position in your company, then here are a few tips that will come in handy.
Options for returning multiple parameters in Java are limited. Discover a good way to get around this limitation.
Fed up with Java FileInputStream and the blocking read() method? Then perhaps it is time to do something about it and avoid the dreaded wait for a blocking read.
Need a fast database that won't bloat your application? Try this fast b+tree record manager with a small footprint, especially good for embedded device environments.
Learn how to load and process an XML document using only the standard Java API, and then see how to simplify matters with XPath expressions.
Learn how to minimize the occurrence of database transaction locking and how to handle situations when your database does return error codes that constitute deadlocks and timeouts.
Learn how to use the RotationInterpolator and Alpha classes of the Java 3D API, along with other necessary classes, to write simple animation programs. Also learn the rationale by which those classes are used to write animation programs.
Help Developer.com choose the best of the best for the upcoming year.
See how easy it is to get your Rails application running on Tomcat with JRuby!
Gain a solid understanding of how BPM (Business Process Management) fits into an SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) Strategy.
The Strategy design pattern allows your classes to switch between various algorithms. Discover how to take advantage of this pattern in order to create a simpler, more maintainable, and more easily unit tested system.
Looking for a thorough overview of what happened at JavaOne 2007? Here is a review of events and links to key areas of interest.
The new arraycopy method supports more than just copying the entire contents of a source array into a target. It allows for a source and target start index, as well as a length that represents the number of elements to copy.
Take advantage of a design pattern that Java itself heavily depends upon.
If you are not at JavaOne this year here is your chance to learn about the opening announcements.
Learn how to write Java code to produce XHTML files containing in-line SVG/XML code. Also learn how to write servlets that produce XHTML output containing in-line SVG/XML code.
Explore the issues pertaining to duplicating, or cloning, objects.