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December, 2019

December 30, 2019  8:14 PM

TheServerSide’s top articles from 2019

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

TheServerSide covered a variety of different topics that captured the imagination of both the readership and the writers over the past 12 months. Here are ten of the most popular articles published in 2019. It shouldn't come as a big surprise that the future of important server-side technologies...

December 23, 2019  3:51 PM

Master functional programming in Java with five interfaces

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

Many developers get intimidated when they look at all the new APIs that accept lambda expressions as arguments, and wonder how they'll ever figure out which Java function to use and what the proper syntax will be. There are over 40 functional interfaces listed in the java.util.functions package,...

December 19, 2019  9:03 PM

Clean, concise code considerations for Kotlin and Java

Shira Gray Profile: ShiraGray

Have you ever thought to replace the Java programming language with another? Well, an alternative with some buzz is Kotlin. While it remains to be seen if the programming language will overcome Java with app developers, it's another...

December 18, 2019  5:04 PM

Top 5 ways to deploy a WAR file to Tomcat

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

If you want to develop web applications and Apache Tomcat is your target web server, you need to know how to deploy WAR files to Tomcat so you can see if your applications function at runtime. Here are five different ways to deploy WAR files to Tomcat.

1. Just copy and paste


December 17, 2019  9:38 PM

Why a TrackPoint keyboard is a great gift idea for ThinkPad lovers

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

Lenovo ThinkPads are one of the most commonly used laptops for enterprise software developers. They are well made, have a reputation for being durable and capable of taking a good deal of abuse, they are as easy as any other laptop on the market to perform upgrades on, and most importantly, they...

December 15, 2019  1:36 PM

Moving JavaOne to Las Vegas shows Oracle has 2020 vision

cameronmcnz Cameron McKenzie Profile: cameronmcnz

First of all, I realize that the conference we all love isn't called JavaOne anymore. It was renamed Oracle Code One to reflect the polyglot of languages that run on the JVM and are used to create modern, microservices-based applications. But if we want to lament the loss of San Francisco...

December 13, 2019  5:44 PM

5 simple steps you can take to prevent a data breach

AllieCooper Profile: AllieCooper

As 2019 ends, it will wrap up as one of the worst years for cybercrime in recent memory. Reports reveal there were more than 3,800 data breaches within the first six months of the year, and some major cases leaked more than 3.2 billion customer records. These numbers are more than double 2018's...

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