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René Pickhardt on September 1st, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Out of my personal offline social network I have been frequently approached by non techies that ask me questions like “I want to learn programming, which language should I learn?” “At what school / course can I participate to learn programming?” “Which book can you recommend if I want [...]

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René Pickhardt on April 24th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I was just reading through the recent notes of Heinrich which I can recommend to read as well as his old notes. When I stumbled upon the note called Monitor /etc/ using git I was confused. Why would one do this? So I talked to Heinrich and he said: [...]

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René Pickhardt on January 18th, 2014

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Hey everyone I wonder if you could help me out. I am currently at my parents home and there are some old pcs from the time when I was young (even my first very on pc is among them). They might have been bought between 1997 and 2002 and [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Finally we have all the basics that are needed for building an Autocomplete service and now comes the juicy part. From now on we are looking at how to make it fast and robust. In the current approach we open a new Data base connection for every HTTP request. [...]

Continue reading about GWT + database connection in Servlet ContextListener – Auto Complete Video Tutorial Part 5

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In this screencast of my series I explain at a very basic level how to integrate a data base to pull data for autocomplete queries. Since we have been working with neo4j at this time I used a neo4j data base. It will be only in the next two [...]

Continue reading about Building an Autocomplete Service in GWT screencast Part 4: Integrating the neo4j Data base

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In this screencast of my series on building an autocomplete service you will learn how to implement a Server servlet in GWT such that autocomplete queries receive a response. In this video the response will always be static and very naive. It will be up to the fourth part [...]

Continue reading about Building an Autocomplete Service in GWT screencast Part 3: Getting the Server code to send a basic response

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I promised to create some screen casts for the autocomplete service with GWT based on neo4j. After I have created all the screencasts I had to go through quite some hassle in order to do so. So let me share my experience and toolchain in order to produce a [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Hey everyone after posting my first screencast in this series reviewing the basic process for creating remote procedure calls in GWT we are now finally starting with the real tutorial for building an autocomplete service. This tutorial (again hosted on wikipedia) covers the basic user interface meaning how to [...]

Continue reading about Building an Autocompletion on GWT screencast Part 2: Invoking The Remote Procedure Call

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Quite a while ago I promised to create some screencasts on how to build a (personalized) Autocompletion in GWT. Even though the screencasts have been created for quite some time now I had to wait publishing them for various reasons. Finally it is now the time to go public [...]

Continue reading about Building an Autocompletion on GWT screencast Part 1: Getting Warm – Reviewing remote procedure calls

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: During my trip in China I was visiting Beijing on two weekends and Maceau on another weekend. These trips have been mainly motivated to meet old friends. Especially the heads behind the biggest English resource of Chinese Rock music Rock in China who are Max-Leonhard von Schaper and the [...]

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