Sunday, December 28, 2014

Properties overriding in Spring

    Encapsulation can be applied not only to classes. It can also be applied to properties but in slightly different flavor. From my standpoint encapsulation and convention over configuration are two important factors which determine the robustness of the solution.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

XPath evaluation performance tweaks

    I have recently played with XPath evaluation in Java. I must admit that default configuration of XPath processor in JDK is really broken. I was able to achieve some really significant performance gains with just a couple of simple tricks.