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Recently I was writing some code that had to be used by multiple threads in the same application. That reminded me of writing about the oh, so important race condition and how to avoid it in a multi-threaded application. What is race condition and why should I care about it? A race...

I had been getting calls from somebody called Sylvestar from Microsoft “tech support” for a few days now and since I had some free time today, decided to have some fun with the scammers. The guy was Indian and judging by his accent probably from the southern part of...

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REST is the new buzzword in town and more often than not I have seen people claiming their webservices being RESTful when they are not. So here is a list of things that make your webservice NOT RESTful. It should not perform an action The REST architecture is resource based, meaning...

Found this old and gold article at Funspace. Great actor but even better is the humor surrounding him. Enjoy! Share this:...

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One of our projects at Tango uses Stormpath and who doesn’t use Jackson, right. So while using version 1.0.beta of their JAVA SDK, I came across this problem. My project used jackson-asl version 0.9.5 and the Stormpath JAVA SDK uses version 1.9.11 of jackson-mapper-asl. This...

Zocalo is a file sharing service from Amazon. Its still in limited preview but I just got access to it. So here’s a video of my first experience of Amazon Zocalo. Share this:...

I am sure you know the differences between integration and unit testing but for the sake of completeness I am going to re-iterate the major difference from the perspective of a test designer. When designing an unit test, you are concerned only about that one class, so all data coming...

If you own a laptop I am sure you are concerned about its safety. Computers get stolen everyday and while there are several softwares out there to track it down, you have to pay for most of them or very simply they might be too bloated for your needs. This is how I felt when I started...

The United States is known for its entrepreneurial spirit. After all some of the most innovative organizations on the planet are headquartered here. Recently I was reading about the hour of code, a public initiative by several individual and corporate donors like Google and Facebook....