Java testing frameworks
Java testing frameworks often require tools that monitor and can track errors and exceptions in a program and which can measure performance. In this section on Java testing frameworks, read about the latest Java software testing tools and frameworks and discover strategies for testing efficiently and economically.
04 May 2015
Tutorial - Sometimes great frameworks like JSF, Wicket or Spring MVC make simple tasks surprisingly difficult to do. With JavaServer Faces, the simple task of invoking a method on a managed bean is actually a bit of a chore. In this tutorial, we tackle that chore...
Cloud computing and AWS form perfect test beds for the risk averse
25 Mar 2015
Feature - Risk aversion is a cornerstone of the enterprise computing community. Do no harm is philosophy that goes beyond medicine's Hippocratic oath. But the risk averse can now safely try new technologies by using cloud computing options and AWS.
30 Jan 2015
From ElasticSearch to Splunk: Understanding your log aggregation options
20 Oct 2014
Feature - The key to successfully being able to anticipate and diagnose software problems is being able to make sense of your application logs. In part two of this two part series, we take a look at some of the most popular log aggregation tools on the market...
An introduction to template building with Facelets, CSS, HTML and JSF 2.2
19 Jul 2014
Freezer: Putting object relational mapping (ORM) tools to the test
03 Jul 2014
Feature - Freezer is a code generator that constructs the persistence layer of a Java application: DAOs, DTOs, database tables and database documentation. This article compares the use of the DAOs generated by Freezer, with the use of an ORM tool, like for example...
When did Gradle get so hot? A look at what is trending on the Java tools landscape
05 Jun 2014
Feature - Who knew that so many Java developers were looking at adopting Gradle as their build tool. Goodbye Maven. Goodbye ANT. It looks like Gradle is the Groovy new Java tool, or at least, that's what the latest trends survey would suggest.
Better software testing and improved quality starts with the culture
03 Jan 2014
Feature - Software testing is more than just a stage in the development process. Testing is a philosophy that should embrace the entire application management lifecycle (ALM). Here's how to make software testing and improving application quality part of the...
Become a software testing craftsman: How to build quality applications
01 Jan 2014
Feature - As more and more focus is paid to the steps that are required to build high quality applications, testing software is now being seen as more of a craft or a vocation.
Enums versus Exceptions: An new, Agile approach to application error handling
22 Jul 2013
Tutorial - As Agile teams recognize the overhead of using throwable objects, the enums versus exceptions debate is beginning to rage, but smart developers know that using enums means better error handling.