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  IDEs for Java programmers


IDEs are great helpers to programmers. They can help programmers write less error-prone programs with less time. They have become an inevitable part of many programmers. As a Java developer, you may be familiar with Eclipse already. But do you know other IDEs for Java programmers? We will give an overview of different IDEs for Java programmers. These IDEs are Eclipse, Intellij IDEA, NetBean and BlueJ. Eclipse Eclipse is the most widely used IDE for Java programmers. It's an open source IDE whic...

   Java IDE,BlueJ,NetBeans,Eclipse     2014-08-21 06:15:54


  What kind of automated testing does Facebook do?


We do several kinds of testing. Some specifics:For our PHP code, we have a suite of a few thousand test classes using the PHPUnit framework. They range in complexity from simple true unit tests to large-scale integration tests that hit our production backend services. The PHPUnit tests are run both by developers as part of their workflow and continuously by an automated test runner on dedicated hardware. Our developer tools automatically use code coverage data to run tests that cover the ...

   Facebook,Testing,PHP,Automated testing     2012-02-28 08:10:10


  Round Peg, Square Hole: How to Know If a Developer is a Good Fit for Your Team


Over the last few months, we have been recruiting developers, and we’ve started to get a sense for the type of developer who is a good fit for our team.  These attributes probably apply for developers at most web startups, so I wanted to share them with you. Before I get into it, the most important thing to know is that technical skill is a threshold requirement.  The assumption is that any person who is a fit for our team will have the relevant technical experience to do ...

   Recruitment,Gire ,Employee,Skill     2011-07-09 09:50:54


  Windows 8.1 will be released on October 18


According to TheVerge, Microsoft Windows 8.1 will be released on October 18. Windows 8 users can download the free update on Windows Store one day before the release date, There will be a formal release press on October 18. In next few weeks, Windows 8 RTM will be open to PC manufacturers and partners. In this year's WPC, Microsoft demonstrated their latest Windows 8.1 on various devices most of the time, including the 8-inch Tablet PC, laptops, desktops and even streamed content from PC to Xbo...

   Windows 8.1,Release date     2013-08-14 11:49:09


  Introducing Google JS Test


Google JS Test is a JavaScript unit testing framework that runs on the V8 JavaScript Engine, the same open source project that is responsible for Google Chrome’s super-fast JS execution speed. Google JS Test is used internally by several Google projects, and we’re pleased to announce that it has been released as an open source project.Features of Google JS Test include:Extremely fast startup and execution time, without needing to run a browser.Clean, readable output in the case of ...

   Google,JavaScript,Test tool,Open source     2011-10-07 23:35:48


  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, ...

   Java,Files,Readable,Check     2013-12-05 06:10:15


  5 Free Open Source Chat Applications For Developers


A chat application allows users to communicate with others via texting, messaging, video and audio conferencing. While developing a web application web masters always think that they should communicate with their audience directly rather than emails, phone or contact forms, or chat applications can be used in various web applications such as social networking sites, business sites for live support etc.We understand the needs of webmasters and that’s why we searched and explored myriad of Googl...

   AJAX,Chat,Web,Chat system,Open source,Pr     2011-09-07 10:49:29


  Be cautious before deciding to use ReactJS in your product


ReactJS is an open source JavaScript library used for writing user interfaces. It revamps the way developers write web applications. More and more front end developers start to use this Facebook crafted library in their products or projects nowadays. However, although ReactJS is an open source library under BSD license, it doesn't mean there is no risk to freely adopts it in your products. If you are building or plain to build some products which may compete with Facebook or its subsid...

   JAVASCRIPT,FACEBOOK,REACTJS,VUE     2016-07-16 20:43:16


  The golden age of the developer


There’s never been a better time to be a developer, says The Kernel’s technical editor. But in exchange for all the resources laid out in front of you, what are you doing to give back? There’s never been a better time to be a developer. Thanks to an unprecedented range of open-source software, learning resources and useful web services at our disposal, we can learn new languages, get help, collaborate with others and, if our ideas win traction, there’s now a multi...

   Developer,Golden age,New idea,Angel investor     2011-12-22 08:23:12


  Using MySQL Connector/C++ with Visual Studio 2010


MySQL Connector/C++ is one of the latest connectors for MySQL, developed by Sun Microsystems. The MySQL connector for C++ provides an object-oriented application programming interface (API) and a database driver for connecting C++ applications to the MySQL Server.When we want to build a database application with C++ using Visual Studio 2010, we may use the MySQL Connector/C++, but sometimes we may encounter different errors, either compile or runtime error. After tried many times, I finally made...

   MySQL Connector,C++,Visual Studio 2010,VS2010     2012-06-01 13:52:20