Book Review: 256 Bloghacks

A detailed review of a guide to blogging by Yegor Bugayenko.

Vaadin 8 Certification

If you are considering taking Vaadin 8 certification, this review can come in handy.

Book Review: The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide

Review of the new Book by John Sonmez. Is it a book, which every software developer should have on their bookshelf? Can it actually help in advancing your career?

Bit Manipulation in Java – Bitwise and Bit Shift operations

Java enables you to manipulate integers on a bit level, that means operating on specific bits, which represent an integer number. In some cases, it can be really handy.

Practicing coding interviews online with a real interviewer using Pramp

Coding Interviews can be hard. Knowing algorithms and data structures is required, but not enough. You need to practice. A lot. Solving problems on your own is a good start, but practicing online with a real person as an interviewer is much better.

IntelliJ IDEA Tips & Tricks: Improving performance

Running IntelliJ IDEA IDE can be taxing on your machine, especially for large projects, here are a few tips, which can help you to achieve better performance.

Measuring Javascript + CSS coverage with Chrome Dev Tools

A new feature in Google Chrome Developer Tools allows you to measure coverage of CSS and Javascript files. This allows you to easily detect and remove unused portions of the code.

IntelliJ IDEA Tips & Tricks: Presentations

How to make the most of the IntelliJ IDEA's view modes to make best presentations possible including visualization of the keyboard input?

IntelliJ IDEA Tips & Tricks: Multiple Cursors

Sometimes it is useful to edit multiple places in the file at once, which can save you precious time and increase your productivity. IntelliJ IDEA supports having multiple cursors at once, meaning you can type and edit at multiple locations at the same time.

Java Cloning Problems

Java's mechanism for copying objects is deeply flawed. What are the alternatives? What are the pitfalls if you decide to use Java cloning anyway?

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