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  Browse OpenJDK Java source code in Eclipse

Java 8 was recently released, many developers are now trying to extract the source code of Java 8 to find out how the new added features such as Lambda expressions, default method in interfaces, new Time API are implemented. How do you manage to download and browse the source code? Today we are going to show how to extract OpenJDK Java source code to Eclipse. Since OpenJDK is adopting Mercurial as its distributed version control system, you need to install Mercurial on your computer first before...


  Want to make your Eclipse run faster? Try this

Lots of us may find that our Eclipse takes a long time to launch, remember how many times you want to close this heavy machine and shout "F**K". Do you know why Eclipse launches slowly? Is it because we have too many plugins installed or we have created too many projects? No, it's not. Sometimes, it's because we don't have the correct configuration. So where to start? Go to eclipse.ini. First, you may want to add below line in your eclipse.ini configuration file: -Xloggc:gc.log This is to show w...


  this keyword in Lambda expression in Java 8

Since the release of Java 8, people are excited to see a big feature added to this language which is existing in other languages for a long time -- Lambda expression. The introduction of lambda expression in Java 8 gives people an easy way or a vertical to horizontal way to solve problems. There are many posts on the Internet which shows how to use lambda expression in Java, such as Lambda Quick Start and Java 8 Lambda Expressions Tutorial with Examples. In this post, we will only focus on the t...

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  static nested and non-static nested class in Java

Nested classes are divided into two categories: static and non-static(inner). Nested classes that are declared static are simply called static nested classes. Non-static nested classes are called inner classes. Static class can be defined as : class OuterClass{ static class StaticNestedClass{ //OTHER STUFF } } Static nested classes are accessed using the enclosing class name: OuterClass.StaticNestedClass For example, to create an object for the static nested class, use this synta...


  Turn on SecurityManager in Java

SecurityManager in Java is to check whether the application codes can access some restricted resource such as file, socket etc. This can be used in applications which have high security requirements. With this feature turned on, our system resources can be secured with only permitted operations. When JVM starts, it will first check whether the SecurityManager is on by checking the system property, if it's on, then an instance of SecurityManager will be created and it can be...


  Check file readability in Java

File operation is quite platform dependent. Although Java is a cross platform programming language, the file operation in Java is also platform dependent. The obvious evidence is the file permission check. In Java, we can call canRead(), canWrite() and canExecutable() to check whether the program can read, write or execute the file specified. However, on Windows, when we call canRead() on a File object, we may get unexpected result. Actually, on Windows, when we call canRead() on a File object, ...

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  Difference between ConcurrentHashMap and Hashtable

Both ConcurrentHashMap and Hashtable are Collection classes for storing key value pairs and they both provide fast element search with a supplied key. They have much in common. However, we will not discuss the similarities between them here, instead we will focus on the differences between them. ConcurrentHashMap and Hashtable are both thread safe. But the mechanism for thread safe is different between them. Hashtable is synchronized, it utilizes the synchronization mechanism; while ConcurrentHa...


  Android socket programming example

Socket is a kind of interface for different sides t communicate, it usually identified by an IP and a port. There are many server side software on a server and they would provide different service. Each server many create some sockets and bind them to some ports so that clients can listen to. Software on the Internet will exchange data though a bidirectional connection established. Each end of the connection has a socket created. In Java, Socket and ServerSocket are in package, ServerSo...

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