On my most recent coding escapades, I had to design & implement a webserver capable of handling a staggering number of requests concurrently. Now, I could have gone with an abstracted high level multi-threading framework like Akka or Vert.x but the challenge was to only use the libraries provided by core Java. The entire source…Read More
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MultiThreading in Applications .. featuring JDBC
Nearly all the developers who’ve dealt with database operations have at least once faced the the scenario where their code is essentially waiting for SQL queries to finish, which results in bit of a slowdown around these parts. Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) as it is called, can be one of the slowest parts of the application because…Read More
Abstracting Exception propagation – Avoid throwing Model Layer SqlExceptions directly to Service layer.
Around 2 years ago when I started my career as a Java developer, one of the first things I learnt was the MVC design approach for developing a Web application. Without going into too much detail about the design paradigm, the basic idea here is to split an Application into 3 parts which is in line with…Read More