Have you ever wanted to recreate thumbnails and resized picture copies for your photos in Gallery 2? I did recently after making a settings change to the ImageMagick image processing library and was surprised that it wasn’t a more straightforward process.
Before the introduction of Generics in Java 5 it’s commonly known that in a class you can’t have two methods with the same signature that differ by return type alone. More formally, the Java Language Specification §8.4.2 says that “it is a compile time error to declare two methods with override-equivalent signatures in a class”. Take Read More …
Apache POI is a full-featured Java library for reading several different Microsoft file formats, including Excel. (Note: this post only covers POI version 3.0.2-FINAL released in February 2008). POI supports evaluating cells with formulas containing Excel functions. For example, consider the code below for reading a java.util.Date from a simple spreadsheet with the formula “=NOW()” Read More …
SOA World just completed a review of LISA 4.0 and says some nice words about us.
Have you noticed that your smallest time deltas using System.currentTimeMillis() are usually 15 or 16 milliseconds on Windows?
The next big release of LISA is now GA. A list of key new features includes: Virtual Service Environment Business Process Assurance Dynamic Load Testing RIA Testing (Web 2.0/AJAX Testing) Enhanced SOA Platform Support
Dr. Dobb’s reviewed LISA 3.5 recently and wrote this article. It’s funny that I had no idea that they were doing the review!
Computerworld reports recently that service-oriented architectures (SOAs) require different testing tools such as iTKO’s LISA. In addition, a test engineer explains why his company decided on LISA for SOA testing. Read more to see what he said and for a link to the full article.