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on May 17, 2023
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Recap: Server-side web pages with Kotlin In the first article, server-side web pages with Kotlin part 1, a brief history of web development was outlined: namely, the four main stages being static HTML page delivery; server-side programmatic creation of web pages; HTML templating engines, again server-side; and finally client-side programmatic creation of web pages. While […]

on Apr 17, 2023
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Introduction: Server-Side Web Pages With Kotlin Web development has undergone a variety of changes since the internet became popularized in the 1990s: First came the most basic of the basic: HTML pages that were completely statically rendered, with no dynamism whatsoever. Later came technologies like the Common Gateway Interface that allowed for generating HTML code […]

on Apr 12, 2023
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Background One of the key selling points for the Java programming language, when it was released, was the promise of “write once, run anywhere”. That is to say, that code written in Java would not need to be compiled into native code specific to an exact computer architecture. Instead, the Java code would be compiled […]

on Feb 1, 2023
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Introduction In any web service that receives and transmits data to and from a server, the first and last events will usually be transforming the data from the format used by the web request into the format that the web server will handle, and vice versa; these operations are called deserialization and serialization, respectively. For […]

on Jan 12, 2023
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Introduction In the list of activities in the Scrum software development life cycle ranked by their popularity amongst developers, “attending meetings” is perhaps locked in a perpetual battle only with “writing documentation” for the position of last place. It’s quite understandable: meetings can easily become very boring – especially when a participant does not have […]

on Dec 29, 2022
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A Primer The publishing of Java 19 in September of this year heralded the first public release of the much-awaited Project Loom into the JVM (Java Virtual Machine) ecosystem. A brief description for those who are unaware: Project Loom is an endeavor year in the making by the developers of the Java programming language with […]