Mobile Products Update

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It has been a while since our last mobile update and a lot has happened since then. Mobile access to Safari Books Online continues to grow at a strong pace — more than 12% of all page views now come from mobile devices, and there’s no sign of a slowdown. To improve the mobile experience… Read more »

Spring MVC Tip: Returning JSON from a Spring Controller

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In my Spring MVC and Rest post, I walked through the creation of a RESTful web service with Spring MVC. Let’s now take a look at JSON. Spring MVC, from version 3, allows you to return objects directly converted into JSON using the @ResponseBody annotation in a Controller as shown here:

In this way,… Read more »

Spring MVC and REST

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Spring Web MVC is a framework (part of the Spring framework) that leverages the Model-View-Controller pattern to separate the presentation layer from business logic in a web application. Spring MVC comes with a central component, named DispatcherServlet, in charge of handling the user requests. The DispatcherServlet consults the HandleMapping component to dispatch a request to… Read more »

Job Openings at Safari Books Online: Sr. Systems Engineer

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We currently have a job opening at Safari Books Online for a Senior Systems Engineer: Sr. Systems Engineer JOB SUMMARY:   Design, build and maintain systems infrastructure for Cloud, Virtualized, and Physical IT environment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Systems Engineer duties involve: Design solutions in Linux & SAN environments that include Corporate, Data Warehouse, Test,… Read more »

Job Openings at Safari Books Online: Data Warehouse Developer/Data Architect

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We currently have a job opening at Safari Books Online for a Data Warehouse Developer/Data Architect: Data Warehouse Developer/Data Architect JOB SUMMARY:   Data Warehouse Developer/Data Architect with very strong data integration skills to design data models, schemas, ETL, Ad-Hoc Queries, build dynamic/interactive reports, and contribute to the design and development of our delivery platform. ESSENTIAL DUTIES… Read more »

Job Openings at Safari Books Online: Python Senior Software Engineers

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We currently have job openings at Safari Books Online for Python software engineers: Python Senior Software Engineers Safari Books Online, the leading provider of online, on-demand technical and business books and videos, has immediate openings for full-time Python senior software engineers. You will be joining our Boston-based software engineering team to further develop new products using HTML5… Read more »

Java Reflection LiveLessons Sneak Peek Video Available Now

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This LiveLesson (Sneak Peak)introduces the Java Reflection API and shows you how to use it effectively to write programs that take advantage of its powerful features. Bestselling Java author and trainer, Paul Anderson uses carefully chosen examples to demonstrate how reflection works without getting bogged down in the complexities often associated with this API.  Each… Read more »