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12
May

Customizable Java modules

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In the course of developing applications to fulfil business needs, occasionally we have to fulfil similar demands over and over again. At such occasions –as nobody likes to repeat themselves –the need arises to solve these situations in a reusable modular way. However, these demands are only similar, not identical, […]

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20
Feb

Testing the JAX-RS RESTful Web Service

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If we wish to create RESTful Web Service in Java, then the  JAX-RS  is the officially accepted Java API for this. This is also referred to as the lightweight little brother of JAX-WS  (Java API for XML Web Services). At the moment the JAX-RS 2.0 version is the latest (JSR 339 standard), it […]

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03
Oct

The business of games

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We were invited to the Telenor Smartphone Academy, to present our games and to make a presentation entitled The business of games. This was the second event of this kind where we appeared. Similarly to the first event here we could also take part in interesting discussions. We met a […]

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02
Oct

Writing is relaxing for me…

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Most of my tales begin with a sound or sentence. No matter where I am, I need to be alone for it to happen. It often happens that while I am walking in the street or washing the dishes, I suddenly hear somebody „speaking” inside me, and they usually make […]

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01
Oct

Becoming Family-Friendly

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In 2011 one of my first tasks at this workplace was to prepare our “Family-Friendly Workplace” tender. We welcomed the chance, and our managers welcomed it as well, as although the notion was not yet common, the practice itself was, and we felt that it has a place and genuineness […]

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03
Sep

City database

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For a project in progress we would like to display the users‘ activity on a world map, as a kind of heat map. This request, however simple it may seem, poses several challenges. City database First of all, we had to find a database that contains each city of the […]

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27
Aug

Robot in the room

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It does help if one knows trigonometric functions. I have encountered an interesting problem in connection with our game in the making. The name of the main character and the location has been changed due to privacy rights… The situation “Mr. Robot” moves around in a rectangular “room”. He cannot […]

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22
Aug

Content is king – just three words, but what an adventure

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7500 kilometers, 113 lessons, over 80 presenters, 30 “Oszkár” carpooling journeys, 25 nearly sleepless nights and another night or two spent with parties, all for three words. Was it worth it? I took part in the Smartmobil and Net-Works trainings of the Kürt Academy. We heard the above mentioned statement […]

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13
Aug

Webstar-Newsletter user’s guide

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The operation of the Newsletter The Webstar Newsletter application consists of 3 portlets and an Action Hook: When the portlet is installed, one editable, deletable basic newsletter category is created in each language and a Webstar Newsletter folder is created in the Documents and Media store, containing a text/html type […]

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13
Aug

Liferay newsletter module case study

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Last year, instead of the cms system we used previously, our company was looking for a new, more modern open source cms system to satisfy the needs of our clients. An important requirement was that the new cms should be JAVA-based, this is how we found Liferay CE. “Liferay Portal […]

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