Getting Started With JHipster, Part 3

Matt McCandless AngularJS, Java, JavaScript, Spring, Tutorial 1 Comment

Welcome back to this JHipster tutorial series! In part one we covered creating a monolithic application. In part two, we walked through creating a microservice application (which was a bit more complicated).

For those of you out there working to get things going with JHipster, there are some setup things and “gotchas” that I’d like to highlight. So this little blog is more of a helper for those of you who have decided to try JHipster out and play around with it. That’s what we’ll be discussing in this blog post with the hope that I can help you minimize the getting-up-to-speed curve…

Web Development Business

Blood, Sweat, and Writing Automated Integration Tests for Failure Scenarios

Billy Korando Java, Opinion, Programming, Spring, Tutorial 2 Comments

I introduce the process I went through to diagnose the bug and determine the correct integration test solution to fix it the right way. In doing so, I had to create a test that accurately reproduced the scenario my service was experiencing in PROD. I had to create a fix that took my test from failing to passing. And finally, I worked to increase confidence in the correctness of code for all future releases, which is only possible through automated testing.


Getting Started Building 3D Simulations In Unity3D, Part 1

Greg Yotz .NET, Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 2 Comments

Welcome to part one of a three-part blog series on Unity 3D. In this series, we will create a simple 3D game in Unity3D with rich controls. Part one will cover how to set up Unity3D. Part two will teach you how to control Unity3D using C#. The third and final post in this series will delve into actually making …

Service Fabric

Golden Service Fabric Hammer

James Bradley .NET, Microservices, Service Fabric, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

I had some time before my next project started up, so David Pitt asked me to research and write a blog on Service Fabric. It sounded terrifying. First off, I’m not really what you would call articulate. I finish only half of sentences that I… well, I would hate talking to me. Secondly, I hadn’t yet had as much of a chance …


Whirlpool: Microservices Using Netty And Kafka

John Boardman Java, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 2 Comments

Introduction Update! Whirlpool now uses the “just released” Netty version 4.1.3. The great news about this is the upgrade required zero code changes, just update the pom and rebuild! In my last blog, I introduced Netty being used as a web server. That example worked well… as long as a broadcast server is what was needed. Most of the time …


A Test-Driven Development Introduction to Angular 2

Matthew Brown AngularJS, JavaScript, Testing, Tutorial 2 Comments

AngularJS is a popular framework used for building single-page applications. One great benefit of using Angular is that it is easy to incorporate automated testing. I have been using Angular on various projects for a few years now, so naturally I was curious to learn what’s new in Angular 2. In this article, I will be walking through the process …

Face Detection API

In Your Face! Figuring Out Apple’s Face Detection API

Derek Andre Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 2 Comments

I am making a native iOS app that has face detection. Apple has an awesome image detection API that can find faces, barcodes, and even rectangular shapes in images or video frames. The API came out with iOS 5.0, but I thought that an updated example with Swift 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 would hopefully help people out. The code, located …

Angularjs Blind date

Blind Date with AngularJS

Chris Shatrov AngularJS, JavaScript, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Are you starting to work on a new application that is using AngularJS? You have heard of it before and would like to know more about it? And have no idea where to start? You are in luck! Continue reading this blog and start learning this hot thing called Angular! AngularJS is a JavaScript MVC framework that has some compelling …


Learning Sitecore: My Project Builds, Now What?

Donna Beger Tutorial Leave a Comment

I found a plethora of articles on how to build a Sitecore project and get to its infamous welcome page. I could create data templates and content and even workflows, but I found myself confused on how everything fit together. Placeholders, renderings, layouts, sublayouts, Oh My! In an effort to learn Sitecore MVC, I decided to build a small website …