Entries by rafal.borowiec

5 reasons why you should consider upgrading your applications to Spring 4

Firstly released in 2004, Spring Framework is among top Java frameworks. Spring 4 was released in December 2013 and its adoption is around 60% according to baledung.com. From this blog post you will learn why you should consider upgrading your applications to Spring 4.#1 Faster development with Java 8Java 8, released in 2014, was the biggest […]

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Different ways of testing exceptions in Java and JUnit

An exception is an event that occurs during the execution of a program that disrupts the normal flow of instructions.Java programming language provides exceptions to deal with errors and other exceptional events in the code. The biggest advantage of exceptions is that they simply allow you to separate error-handling code from regular code. This improves […]

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Angular 2 Demystified

As I mentioned in my recent blog post Angular 2 is a complete rewrite. Many concepts that are known from Angular 1.x are gone or changed dramatically. Angular 2 looks like a completely different framework: no controllers*, no DDO, no $scope, no angular.module and completely rewritten binding and change detection (no ng-model). Although Angular 2 […]

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Get ready − AngularJS 2 is coming!

InfoShare is one of the biggest and the most attended Tech and New Media events in Poland. This year for the second time I have the pleasure to attend the conference as a speaker. I will be presenting at Tech Stage about AngularJS 2, the successor of AngularJS 1.x. Angular 1.x Angular 1.x is the […]

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GeeCON 2014 – impressions from the biggest Polish Java conference

Being busy preparing for the infoshare conference 2014, we still couldn’t skip the biggest Polish Java conference: GeeCON 2014. So I travelled to Cracow and spent two out of the three conference days there. If I had to sum it up in one sentence, I’d say that– those were very exciting days, enriched by the […]

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Quick start with method caching using Spring 3.1 and Ehcache

A while ago I wrote about method caching in Java using Ehcache Annotations for Spring. However, Spring 3.1 release, among many enhancements, brings native support for method caching with so-called cache abstraction. The main usage scenario of cache abstraction is to reduce the number of expensive executions and/or slow methods returning the same result for […]

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