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Created by freyo on February 06, 2013 21:10:47    Last update: February 06, 2013 21:12:18
I have an old Samung phone to be used as a toy. After restoring back to factory image and power on, I was stuck at the activate service screen. Unfortunately, the four corner magic touch did not work. So I did quite a bit of digging and this is what worked on my Samsung Continuum: Press emergency call button, then at the dialer, press * # 8 3 7 8 6 6 3 3 , press the Home key From the home screen, tap phone icon, Dial * # 2 2 7 4 5 9 2 7 Enter SPC code: ______ displays tap in white box to show virtual keyboard, enter 6 digit code (default: 000000), tap OK Select “Hidden menu Enable”, tap OK From...
Created by Fang on March 06, 2012 12:24:53    Last update: March 06, 2012 12:24:53
Validation groups can be used to control which rules validation rules to run. A validation group can be identified by any Java interface (not class!). Multiple validation groups may be specified when validating. In this example, I added a validation group named MyValidationGroup ( src/main/java/com/example/MyValidationGroup.java in Maven project): package com.example; public interface MyVal... and added a @Size rule for a person's name, because my database can only store up to 15 characters for a person's name: package com.example; import javax.validatio... Now validate Person with a JUnit test ( src/test/java/com/example/TestPersonWithGroup.java in Maven project): package com.example; import java.util.Set; ... Test with " mvn clean test ". The rules where groups is not specified, which belong to the javax.validation.groups.Default group, are not executed with these tests.
Created by freyo on May 13, 2011 15:45:29    Last update: September 20, 2011 08:08:12
This is an Android app that dumps any binarized xml file as plain text - to the sdcard on the device or emulator. build.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <project... AndroidManifest.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <man... res/layout/main.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Lin... res/values/strings.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <res... src/com/android/xmltool/DumpXml.java package com.android.xmltool; import java.ut... Screenshot Pre-built APK can be downloaded from: http://code.google.com/p/android-binxml-dump/
Created by alfa on June 02, 2011 15:26:37    Last update: June 02, 2011 15:26:37
While doing some Java reflection code, I noticed the method Class.isSynthetic() , which the JavaDoc says returns " true if and only if this class is a synthetic class as defined by the Java Language Specification". However, there's no definition of "synthetic class" in the JLS ! The only thing that I can find that remotely resembles a definition is in the JVM spec , where it defines the synthetic attribute : "The Synthetic attribute is a fixed-length attribute in the attributes table of ClassFile (§4.1), field_info (§4.5), and method_info (§4.6) structures. A class member that does not appear in the source code must be marked using a Synthetic attribute." By this definition, a default constructor, which does not appear in the source code, should...
Created by alfa on June 02, 2011 13:04:18    Last update: June 02, 2011 13:04:18
Some javap usage examples. Start from HelloWorld.java : @Deprecated public class HelloWorld { pu... javap -c HelloWorld outputs: Compiled from "HelloWorld.java" public class He... javap -v HelloWorld outputs ( -v for verbose mode): Compiled from "HelloWorld.java" public class He... The output consists of: " Compiled from... " header Class attributes. For the HelloWorld example, there are two: SourceFile and Deprecated . Minor and major class file version Constant pool Disassembled code LineNumberTable for debugging purposes. javap by default only prints package/protected/public members. To display all members including private, use the -p switch. javap -v -p HelloWorld
Created by meiu on March 31, 2011 19:54:05    Last update: March 31, 2011 19:54:05
With StringBuffer/StringBuilder: public class ReverseString { private static... Without StringBuffer/StringBuilder: public class ReverseString { private static...
Created by Dr. Xi on June 19, 2010 04:34:01    Last update: June 19, 2010 04:39:13
Java SE 6 contains built-in utilities to generate XML signatures. This is an example that generates XML signatures using a Java keystore. It has options to generate signature for the whole document, for an element with a specific ID, or for elements matched by an XPATH expression. The XML document used to test is taken from Getting Started with XML Security : <?xml version="1.0"?> <PatientRecord> ... This is the Java code: import java.io.FileInputStream; import java.io.... However, it looks like the XPATH transform is not working. The digest generated with XPATH filter is exactly the same as that without it (i.e., the whole document)! Another reference: Programming With the Java XML Digital Signature API
Created by Fang on April 01, 2010 22:24:58    Last update: April 02, 2010 02:49:38
In this note I'll show you how to create and package a JSP custom tag. The purpose of this tag is to display a random splash image for a home page, among a set of images. We should be able to add or delete candidate splash images from the WAR archive without the need to change the JSP. This is the intended use of the tag: <%@ taglib uri="http://custom.tag.com/demo" prefix... In the above example you provide a set of images named splash*.png (e.g., splash1.png, spalsh2.png, ...), and the tag will pick a random one to display when the JSP is rendered. Let's get started. I'll use Maven for this purpose. Create the standard Maven directory structure ./pom.xml ./src ./src/main ./src/main/jav... pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"... SplashTag.java package tagdemo; import java.util.ArrayList......
Created by Dr. Xi on January 07, 2010 23:40:28    Last update: February 09, 2010 03:24:35
This is a utility to generate SQL insert statements for Oracle for one table, or a set of tables. It doesn't cover all possibilities but should be good enough for most cases. import java.io.*; import java.sql.*; import ... To generate insert statements for multiple tables, simply put the table names in a file, one per line, and use the -f switch.
Created by Dr. Xi on November 19, 2008 00:22:27    Last update: January 07, 2010 23:00:36
There is a open source project named [ini4j] for processing Windows .ini configuration files. However, I found it an overkill for my purposes. So here is my simple implementation of a .ini parser. It mimics the standard java.util.Properties class with enhancements to get and set properties by section name. There are only a few simple rules: Leading and trailing spaces are trimmed from section names, property names and property values. Section names are enclosed between [ and ] . Properties following a section header belong to that section Properties defined before the appearance of any section headers are considered global properties and should be set and get with no section names. You can use either equal sign ( = ) or colon ( : )...