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DB Technology Review (with pretty charts too!)

Recently I’ve been working on loading a set of data (51 gig) into a rather simple db for use with generating some data for later on down the application pipeline. Speed was very important as we only have a certain … Continue reading

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Arc Collision

I’ve been working on an Android game for the past few months and at one point I needed to detect if a point (P) fell within the confines of an arc. I was surprised to find that Android’s API’s didn’t … Continue reading

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Map usage optimization

You know the situation. You have a data structure that is a Map and the key is a simple object and the value is some complex object (lets say an ArrayList). You can’t just get() the ArrayList and start using … Continue reading

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PGP Encryption/Decryption in Java

A new version of the code (and a new post) has been posted at : Please note that if you are using Bouncy Castles libraries < 1.47 you should use the code in this post I have a requirement … Continue reading

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STS Dashboard behind a Proxy

Just a quick little note: If you are ever behind a proxy and want to get an Extension from the STS (SpringSource Tool Suite) and it isn’t working (there is a bug in the code where it won’t use your … Continue reading

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