The Eclipse IDE not only is one of the most popular IDEs. It's also a very complex tool with countless features and commands. Knowing most of these features is crucial for developers. The following articles contains five tips for customizing and tweaking the Eclipse IDE.
September 25, 2009
September 14, 2009
Did you ever felt that working with the Java Collections Framework could be more elegant or efficient? Then you really should consider to use the Google Collections API. It's a great utility library every Java developer should know. Take the time to read this introduction to easily getting started with Google Collections.
The Google Collections Library 1.0 is a set of new collection types, implementations and related goodness for Java 5 and higher, brought to you by Google. It is a natural extension of the Java Collections Framework you already know and love.
September 02, 2009
This article introduces an approach to preload certain relations in complex object graphs with Hibernate on a per-usecase basis. The intention is to prevent LazyInitializationExceptions during runtime and to reduce the N+1 SELECT problem while working with lazy relations. What does per-usecase mean in this context? The approach affords to easily decide which parts of an object graph are directly loaded by Hibernate for each and every usecase . If you're familiar with these problems you can skip the next section and dive directly into the proposed pattern.