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  Generate certificate from cert file in Java

A certificate is often used to prove the identity of a server. The certificate will contain information such as the subject and issuer of the certificate. It will also contain the validation date of the certificate. A certificate is often exported to an external cert file which is transferred over the internet. We will often see its use in SSL communication which provides secure communication between two entities. In this post, we will show how to read the data from an external certificate file ...

3,898 0 0          JAVA EXAMPLE X509 PKCS12 CERTIFICATEFACTORY


  Different types of keystore in Java -- JKS

JKS is Java Keystore, a proprietary keystore type designed for Java. It can be used to store private keys and certificates used for SSL communication, it cannot store secret keys however. The keytool shipped with JDKs cannot extract private keys stored on JKS. This type of keystore usually has an extension of jks. Next we will show how to operate the JKS keystore with pure Java code. Create JKS keystore The simplest method to create a JKS keystore to create an empty keystore. We can first get an...

11,306 2 0          DEMO EXAMPLE KEYSTORE JKS


  What you may not know about PHP session

When we access one website, the site usually should have a mechanism to keep track of the status of the user on the site. There are a few mechanisms supported by many server side languages to help track user status such as session and cookie. Today we will talk about session, when creating a session, we need to keep track of many data, besides user data, we also need to tell the server what is the timeout of the session so that we can garbage collect the session data which should not be stored a...

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  Chrome extension to display desktop notification

Have you ever thought about writing extension for web browsers so that we can complete some tasks easily. Do you think writing extension for browsers is very difficult? You have no clue where to begin? On Chrome, this isn't any problem now as long as you know how to write HTML,CSS and JavaScript. We will show one example of Chrome extension today. The extension will display a desktop notification on your desktop. You need to create two files here, one is the notification.json which is the config...

9,903 8 0          EXAMPLE CHROME EXTENSION DESKTOP NOTIFICATION


  Create cron job on CentOS

These two days, I am building a website and deploying it on a VPS server which uses CentOS 5. I don't have cPanel or Plesk for my account, so I need to install and configure everything myself including Apache, PHP, MySQL and FTP server, also today's topic cron job. Since my website has a ranking algorithm to calculate the rankings of each link and update the ranking on database and I need to calculate the rankings every 5 minutes, so I think to use cron jobs. Here are what I have done which may ...

41,195 0 3          PHP LINUX EXAMPLE CRON JOB CRONTAB CENTOS


  Create namespace in JavaScript

A namespace (sometimes also called a name scope) is an abstract container or environment created to hold a logical grouping of unique identifiers or symbols (i.e., names). An identifier defined in a namespace is associated only with that namespace. The same identifier can be independently defined in multiple namespaces. That is, the meaning associated with an identifier defined in one namespace may or may not have the same meaning as the same identifier defined in another namespace. Languag...

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  Make a directory using C++ for windows

If you want to create a folder at windows using c++/cpp language, there is an easy way for make a folder. You can do it just including the <windows.h> header file. To make a folder at C:\ drive named "deadman"#include<windows.h>int main(){   CreateDirectory ("C:\\deadman", NULL);   return 0;}If you want to delete a fodler from the C:\ directory.#include<windows.h>int main(){   RemoveDirectory("C:\\deadman");   retur...

7,639 1 0          WINDOWS C++ EXAMPLE DIRECTORY CREATEDIRECTORY


  Finding selected checkbox items in a JSF dataTable

This is one of those problems that I couldn’t find a complete example for when I needed it, so hopefully this will save somebody else the extra time it took me to piece it together. We frequently need to have data tables in our UI, and allow the user to select a subset of those items for action. In JavaServer Faces, this means having a DataTable, each row having its own checkbox. But when the action is triggered, how to we find which items the user has selected. The first step is to add a...

3,733 0 0          EXAMPLE JAVASERVER FACES JSF DATATABLE CHECKBOX