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George Georgovassilis
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Funny trivia (from Dan North's feedback presentation): The USA introduced an environmental law that obliged factories close to rivers, to place their outlet upstream of their intake.

https://player.vimeo.com/video/172711357

Blog post: Java synchronized methods don't do what you think they do
https://georgovassilis.blogspot.com/2016/07/java-synchronized-method-concurrent.html

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End-to-end testing Java web applications with an embedded Tomcat
In this instalment on assembly testing [1] I'll talk about how automated system tests run over my Java web applications. The set-up is rather cheap, not very labour-intensive and can incrementally evolve from a simple assembly test (aka smoke test) to a ful...

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Assembly tests
Assembly tests: a cheap way of testing "Lights on, lights off, no smoke. Works." During my consulting days at a large consulting firm I worked with a delivery manager who told me about a peculiar breed of automated system tests that his team used successful...

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Securing a development server
In this post I talk about setting up and securely operating development tools like Jenkins and Gitlab on a server connected to the internet. All applications run behind a firewall and a reverse HTTP proxy which allows only HTTP requests from selected users ...
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