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  Run executable jar on double click on Windows

Normally after installing Java, there will be an association between .jar and the javaw.exe. This enables the executable jar to be opened on double click. You can check the association by going to Control Panel -> Programs -> Default Programs -> Associate a file type or protocol with a program. The default program of a file type can be changed in this dialog. However sometimes there are cases where the file association for .jar may be altered after a third party application instal...

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  How many programmers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

There seem to be a lot of “How many programmers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?” jokes floating around the Internet, but none aimed specifically for us SQA folk.  I have decided (perhaps mistakenly) that this is no longer acceptable.  If this decision is a mistake, I'm sure that someone else in QA will report it up as a bug and assign it to me.  For better or worse, there is now an SQA set of these jokes, thanks to me.  Now, without further ado, let the pun...

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  Xiaomi band with screen is around the corner

On May 10, the Chinese electronics company Xiaomi will hold a new product release conference to reveal its Xiaomi MAX, a new model of Xiaomi phone. Along with this phone, there will be other product releases as well, one of them will probably be the next generation of Xiaomi Band. In April, Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO, seemed leak the look and design of a new wrist band while he was attending a company's year end party. This new wrist band should be the next generation of Xiaomi Band. The new band ...

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  Shortcut keys in Sublime Text 3(Animated demo)

Sublime Text 3 is a light weight code editor which supports lots of languages. It has lots of shortcuts and plugins easing work of programmers. In this post, we will introduce some shortcuts supported in Sublime Text 3 and show how powerful they are. 1. Select sibling matching(equal) word (Ctrl + D) Put the cursor on one word, press Ctrl + D to select the word, then press Ctrl and following by pressing D, it will select next matching word. The number of Ds pressed will mean number of matching wo...

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  Launch Java process programmatically in Java

In some cases while working on some automation testcase, developers would like to launch Java process programmatically so that the tests can be ran without manual intervention. Java provides such methods to achieve this. ProcessBuilder can be used to build a Java process which can be launched when everything is ready. Basically it can take a list of parameters which are similar to the command line options/arguments.  For example, if you want to launch a Java process, you can do followi...

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  Google.com is considered as partially dangerous by Google

Google has a service called Transparency Report which is to examine billions of URLs per day to identify dangerous pages which may trigger downloading of malicious software.  When you search a site, it will give the status of the site and also the safety details of the site if there are potential dangerous pages on the site.  These details will help the site owners to identify the potential issues and fix them as early as possible, Embarrassingly when searching for Google.com, it is c...

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  Different module types in Java 9

Java 9 is going to introduce a disruptive change to the Java platform -- Module System. The module system will change how Java applications work in the future. It's like changing the foundation of a house without impacting the house functionality and its top level structure. This obviously is a big challenge for the whole Java community.  To bring as little pain as possible to migrate existing applications to Java 9 without refactoring the whole application, Java 9 will introduce a few diff...

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  Expectations, Desperation And Anticipation All You Need To Know About iOS 9.3

With so much anticipation filled among the audience, iOS 9.3 on contrary came out to be as a blooper. All the users were filled with a lot of enthusiasm about the latest advancements in the software, but the final release went to several crest and troughs. iOS 9.3 was quite important for the users when it comes to mobile OS update, however this did not go as it was expected to be for the iOS. The latest software in some cases is locking users. Along with the users this has also creased the eye ...

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