Spring Batch

Spring Batch: Multiple Format Output Writer

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Spring Batch Leave a Comment

Being a strong advocate of Spring Batch, I’ve always talked about the notion of Spring Batch providing developers with a framework that allows them to focus on solving business needs. By doing so, it allows developers to not spend an inordinate amount of time solving all of the technical aspects to support the solution. To illustrate what I mean by …


Using Handsontable Inside jQuery Tabbed Dialogs

John Boardman JavaScript, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Update 12-9-2014  – See the end of the article for the PHP/Server Side code! Handsontable is a minimalistic Excel-like data grid editor for HTML, JavaScript & jQuery. I came across it while looking for a ready-made, easy-to-use, and small data editor for implementing a client requirement involving loading, editing, and saving reference data inside an SPA (single page application). Handsontable met all of my requirements and more. …

Spring Batch

Generating Large Excel Files Using Spring Batch, Part Three

Jonny Hackett Java, Spring, Spring Batch, Technology Snapshot 9 Comments

While working for a client recently, I was given a small project to produce a report that would help reconcile differences in data that existed in four to five different database sources. The requirements specified a need to compare roughly 40 fields from each of these sources against each other, and to report the differences in MS Excel format, which …