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The introduction to Reactive Programming you've been missing

So you're curious in learning this new thing called Reactive Programming, particularly its variant comprising of Rx, Bacon.js, RAC, and others.

Learning it is hard, even harder by the lack of good material. When I started, I tried looking for tutorials. I found only a handful of practical guides, but they just scratched the surface and never tackled the challenge of Read More »

Spring Framework 4.0

The current 3.2 generation is a natural conclusion of the 3.x line, with Java-based configuration and REST having been recent focus areas next to Java SE 7 and Servlet 3.0 support.

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The Best Java Web Framework

Java has been around for a while. Soon after its initial inception, Sun started to push the platform towards the web. Now many years later, there are dozens of web frameworks and every now and then the same question pops up: which Java web framework is best.

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Why Java EE Lost and Spring Won

I hate to disappoint my former colleagues at JBoss, who are still keeping up the good fight to promote Java EE as a programming model, but they have lost.  Not only have they lost the present, but the future doesn’t look bright. Java EE itself will survive, but it long ago lost the programming model war.

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:: Articles ::

Building Crossplatform Mobile Apps with JavaScript 2015 with Babel and Angular2 for NativeScript

NativeScript is a thing that allows you to develop mobile applications for Android and iOS with JavaScript compiled to kind a native code instead of executing inside WebView like in some frameworks. This means you can theoretically write once and just recompile your code for supported platforms. One more good thing is that it allows familiar things from JavaScript world

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Angular 2 dynamic bootstrap

Sometimes you’re not able to bind framework as the root page element as some html/js infrastructure already exists or you just have outside content rendered with other technologies. But you still can gain benefits of frameworks development and get functionality from subset of well-designed and working components. Angular 2 is more modular than predecessors and allow use to only some

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ES7 JavaScript for Backbone

By recent moment Backbone was not really ready for modern ECMAScript (ES) standards as current ES6 haven't implemented class properties. It is described here in detail:

But a plugin was added recently to babel transpiler (es6-7 to old standard translator) that implements this feature so we can write the code in modern ways:

import Marionette from 'backbone.marionette'; import

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Reconnect to DB for Java apps

In case you have service running it may turn into disconnected from database state e.g. with timeout and start generating exceptions when access is needed. To avoid this add this parameters to database connection url:



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Modern and Modular JavaScript

On the way of investigating the state of JavaScript modularity we found that only ECMAScript 6 brings reasonable methodology to achieve this. It's also importand that it brings short and familar to other technologies class definition import and export syntax. As an approach for module loading in browser SystemJS looks as the most coprehensive solutions nowdays as among ES6 styled

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