Monthly Archives: September 2010

Posting Blog Updates via

I was looking for a way to publish my blog updates out to all of my social networks all at the same time. offers the Publicize option inherently, but it only works with Twitter, Facebook and Yahoo. I have … Continue reading

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Quicksort in Java

I was talking with one of my co-workers the other day about things that we had learned in our classes at our respective universities. I started thinking back to the classes I took at my alma mater for Data Structures … Continue reading

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Passing JVM arguments to Maven Surefire Plugin

I was working on a Maven build a while back and was trying to figure out how to pass a JVM argument to the Maven Surefire plugin. We needed this capability in order to tell the underlying framework to not … Continue reading

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Spring Security 2.x with multiple credentials

I am currently working on a project using Spring Security 2.x where the user authentication consists of more than just two parameters. Usually authentication consists one principal (username) and one credential (password). We are sticking with Spring Security version 2.x … Continue reading

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Welcome to A Software Developer’s blog. I hope that you will find the things I post here useful. At the prompting of some of my colleagues, I decided to start blogging about things that I have discovered solutions for. I … Continue reading

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