IT security is high on the agenda of many CIOs and organisations. As more organisations move to the cloud and experience a further consumerisation of devices used by their employees. Our Security Officer Tom Palmaers shares his experience and explains why a focus on people next to technology is a good security strategy. People are the … Lees meer
This year’s Google I/O announced important changes in the design guidelines, an attempt to unify the User Interface styles for handsets, tablets, desktops and web. Under the name of Material Design, Google reunites both high and low level recommendations, down to specifying view margins and inter-element spacing. The main focus of the Material concept is … Lees meer
In this blog post we will discuss two techniques to achieve parallel processing with Spring Batch: parallel chunks processing and remote partitioning. Thanks to our example application, we can provide some code to explain the techniques better.
Participants can use their mobile device to connect with Google Chromecast and stream media to the TV. A nice feature of Chromecast is that you can create custom receivers. This allows you to create custom apps that use the TV as an extension.
Sending messages from the server to the browser has always been difficult for developers. Usually we had to resort to some sort of periodic polling and we had to stress the server with requests that did not carry any data. Today we have WebSockets and best of all, Spring integration for WebSockets to solve this problem.
With multiple operating systems and thousands of devices on the market, how can you ensure that your app delights your users everywhere and every time? The only way to ensure high quality is to integrate extensive automated testing into the development of your mobile app.
In this blog post we would like to dive deeper into Integration testing with Spring Batch. Like all applications we develop at Cegeka, we use TDD as our preferred methodology. So, we want to make sure that our code works fine both by unit tests and integration tests.
When organizing a tour for visitors, it is often difficult to find the right balance between the amount of information that you want to provide and the time available for the visitors. In an ideal situation, you would like to provide information to each visitor individually, taking into account their specific interests during the tour. We developed a mobile app that makes it possible to provide extra information to tour visitors at a certain specific location.
In this blog post we describe two ways how to handle this with Spring’s retry template and exceptions in the Step configuration.
Spring Batch 3.0 takes care of separating your work in chunks, restarting operations that failed, distributing the work across several machines and a lot of functionality surrounding batch operations.