Monthly Archives: February 2016

CDI: replace the configuration by a register pattern


CDI doesn’t really have a configuration file. Of course the beans.xml is used to activate few features like interceptors but you can’t register a bean in it, can’t add a qualifier on a bean etc…

When it comes to writing a CDI library the question of the configuration hits you pretty quickly. Let see how to solve it with a not very complicated pattern making users life really nicer.

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The Promise of CompletableFuture? JAX-RS2 example!


CompletableFuture API introduced in Java 8 is different from previous Future in the way it is composable and usable as a promise. Let’s see how to integrate it with JAX-RS 2.

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Add missing functions to HtmlUnit: Vue.js case


Depending the application you work on HtmlUnit can miss few functions. If you open the javascript engine you will quickly see it is quite complex to extend from your code and can be annoying when sometimes it just misses few methods!

Let see with the case of Vue.js how to fix it very easily.

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JSF/Primefaces and session timeout login redirection


If you use JSF and Primefaces you can encouter the case where your session expired and the next action your user does is an Ajax request. If you configured a form login then the ajax request will get the form redirection as expected but…it is an ajax call so your user will see nothing basically excepted an irresponsive GUI.

To work around it you can implement a custom PhaseListener checking if the request is an ajax request redirected to the login page and if so enforce the redirection through JSF API.

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Chunking and global report using JTA


If you have a batch processing records in chunks you probably want to keep track of what succeeds and fails. The issue is the commit is often done after your business code is executed which means you kind of loose track of what happens.

To solve it you can use TransactionSynchronizationRegistry and Synchronizations.

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Java 8 streams and JTA chunking?


Java 8 streams are very expressive – even if RxJava is even more 😉 – but sometimes EE integration is not that advanced. In case of a batch import of data it would be handy to use Stream API since we iterate over data to persist them but how to ensure we can use chunking – ie get a commit interval to not commit for each record?

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YAML configuration for DeltaSpike


YAML is a nice and readable format for configuration allowing to set your properties hierarchically making them organized and readable.

Let see how to use this format with Apache DeltaSpike @ConfigProperty injections!

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