Unit Testing


Unit testing is a way of testing a small unit of functionality. A unit is the smallest testable unit of program usually referred by a function,┬áprocedure etc which is a part of a class. Ideally, a unit test is independent of any other unit tests. Benefits The primary goal of a unit test is to […]

Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors


The 2009 CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors is a list of the most significant programming errors that can lead to serious software vulnerabilities. They occur frequently, are often easy to find, and easy to exploit. They are dangerous because they will frequently allow attackers to completely take over the software, steal data, or […]

Extract, Transform, Load


ETL in computing terminology refers to Extract, Transform and Load process. This is related mostly to data warehousing projects. A ETL framework involves the following three steps: 1. Extract: This is a process to load the data from a data source which could be a database, or a file dump from another system 2. Transform: […]

Bye Bye


This is going to be my penultimate entry. Not that I plan to stop blogging. I am moving to a hosted solution. The current setup is leading me to compromises and I feel that I am unable to bring the quality out of my posts like posting PDFs for code etc. This blog will go […]

BlazeDS and Spring


A few days back I posted the latest addition in Spring family – Flex with Spring. Being a huge spring and flex fan, I was very excited. Now able to reuse Spring knowlege in Adobe Flex is a wonderful idea. I faced a few challenges in using the solution and discussed the same on the […]

What should I do?


Has this question ever crossed your mind? With evolving technologies and framework this is a question I ask myself all the time especially when I have a new project on its outset. A few weeks back, I started to work on a architecture definition that holds true in most cases. Of course this is going […]