Monthly Archives: January 2009

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, procedure 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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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:… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »