Deserializing Json to a Java Object using Google’s Gson library

Javascript object notations (Json) is fast becoming the de facto standard or format for transferring, sharing and passing around data. Be it on the web, REST Service, a remote procedure call or even an ajax request. Json is light weight with little memory footprint when compared to an xml. ... Read More...


How to enable .Net Framework 3.5 on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Recently, I had to put on my System Administrator cap for couple of hours. I was to set up two Dell PowerEdge 1720 server computers for use as Test Servers. The two servers were to run Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and that .Net framework 3.5 must be enabled on the servers as it is one of the requirements needed by the enterprise application to be installed on the servers.... Read More...


Lambda Expression in Java SE 8

In Object Oriented programming languages, object is the first class citizen but reverse is the case in functional programming languages because functions are first class citizens in which they can be passed around as if they are variables this is seen in Haskell, javascript and other functional languges. Functional languages have other constructs that are not readily available in object oriented languages such as closure, lambda expressions and so on. ... Read More...


How To Add Search Capability To .Net Applications Using Lucene.net

One of the key factors in determining if a software application is usable is if the users can navigate around it easily, while at the same time finding relevant information and resources through the provision of a search functionality. While it is easy to integrate Google or Bing search libraries into software applications, at times it is necessary to use a library that provides an in-depth search capabilities while at the same time furnishing the developers with search analytics.... Read More...