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Created by Dr. Xi on May 02, 2011 15:59:37    Last update: February 25, 2012 09:16:37
This code snippet gets the default keystore used by the Java keytool and displays the list of aliases along with the key type (certificate or private key). import java.io.File; import java.io.FileInputSt... The default keystore used by the above code is: $HOME/.keystore .
Created by Fang on November 08, 2011 20:55:00    Last update: November 21, 2011 18:19:44
In the simple taglib example , I used a tag handler class to implement a taglib. This is an example to implement a taglib with a UI component. The purpose is to use a custom tag to split a string and print each part in a separate paragraph, i.e., print <p>john</p> <p>steve</p> <p>mike</p> with custom tag <my:foreach> : <my:foreach var="who" value="john steve mike"> ... These are the files: pom.xml <project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"... src/main/java/com/example/UIForeash.java : package com.example; import java.io.IOExcep... src/main/resources/META-INF/faces-config.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <faces-c... src/main/resources/META-INF/foreach.taglib.xml : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <facelet... How to use: Put the JAR file generated by the above project in the WEB-INF/lib folder of the web app. If the web app is a Maven project, just add the taglib project as a dependency:...
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 Dr. Xi on June 22, 2011 15:15:15    Last update: June 22, 2011 15:15:15
There's no such thing as an immutable byte array in Java. What we are trying to achieve here is to protect the byte array inside the object from which it is being returned. We want to caller to have the contents of the byte array, but not be able to change the contents inside the object. The trick is to return a copy instead of the internal reference: public class ReturnByteArray { public stati...
Created by alfa on June 07, 2011 11:34:26    Last update: June 07, 2011 11:36:37
This is an example that uses dynamic proxies to trace method calls (in logging) and print out elapsed times for them. Because dynamic proxies can only be generated for interfaces, the service classes must be implemented with interface-implementation pairs. Create services A and B. A.java : public interface A { public void service1()... AImpl.java : import java.util.Random; public class AImpl... B.java : public interface B { public void service1()... BImpl.java : public class BImpl implements B { public vo... The call trace proxy: import java.lang.reflect.*; class TraceProx... The performance proxy: import java.lang.reflect.*; class Performan... The service factory: import java.lang.reflect.*; public class Se... The test class: public class Test { public static void main... The output: Entering AImpl.service1 Entering BImpl.service1... The above example has no information...
Created by alfa on June 03, 2011 09:41:03    Last update: June 03, 2011 09:41:03
Dynamic proxy can be used to eliminate the need to stub out unused interface methods. This is an example for a simple SAX content handler for XML parsing. The org.xml.sax.ContentHandler interface requires 11 methods be implemented but we only need three: import java.io.IOException; import java.util.Ar... With a dynamic proxy, we don't need the empty blocks for the unused methods: import java.io.IOException; import java.util.Ar... Equivalently (with anonymous inner class): import java.io.IOException; import java.util.Ar... demo.xml : <breakfast-menu> <food> <name>Belgian W...
Created by alfa on June 02, 2011 13:51:41    Last update: June 02, 2011 13:51:41
This may be helpful in debugging reflection code. import java.lang.reflect.Modifier; public c...
Created by Dr. Xi on April 20, 2011 21:44:15    Last update: May 02, 2011 20:56:58
The String.format() method provides versatile formatting capabilities. This tutorial tries to present these capabilities in a accessible manner. The format string A format string can contain zero, one, or more format specifiers . The general form of a format specifier is: %[argument_index$] [flags] [width] [.precision]co... where things in square brackets are optional, and conversion is a character indicating the conversion to be applied to the corresponding variable value. The only required characters in the format specifier is the percent sign % and the conversion character. A simple example: public static void simpleFormat() { System.out... The Argument index The argument index is specified by a number, terminated by the dollar sign $ . The same argument may be repeated multiple times in a format string. Unindexed...
Created by Dr. Xi on April 18, 2011 12:10:37    Last update: April 18, 2011 12:14:24
Python defines a long list of special methods to customize class behavior. This is a short list for the Basic Customizations . Method Description object.__new__(cls[, ...]) Called to create a new instance of class cls. __new__() is a static method (special-cased so you need not declare it as such) that takes the class of which an instance was requested as its first argument. __new__() is intended mainly to allow subclasses of immutable types (like int, str, or tuple) to customize instance creation. It is also commonly overridden in custom metaclasses in order to customize class creation. object.__init__(self[,...]) Called when the instance is created. The arguments are those passed to the class constructor expression. If a base class has an __init__() method, the derived class’s __init__()...
Created by Dr. Xi on March 29, 2011 16:06:57    Last update: April 01, 2011 12:33:52
This utility class retrieves SSL certificates from the server and print them out to the stdout. The output can be saved to a file and imported to a Java keystore. This is useful in your test environment where the SSL certificate is self-signed. import java.io.InputStream; import java.io.Outp... Retrieve and import the a certificate: E:\test>java RetrieveSSLCert 192.168.69.144 8081 >...
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