Steven Haines

Steven Haines is a technical architect at Piksel, currently working onsite at Disney in Orlando. He is the founder of geekcap.com, an online education website, and has written hundreds of Java-related articles as well as three books: Java 2 From Scratch, Java 2 Primer Plus, and Pro Java EE Performance Management and Optimization. He lives with his wife and two children in Apopka, Florida.

Open source Java projects: Jenkins with Docker, Part 1

Open source Java projects: Docker Swarm

Open source Java projects: Docker Swarm

Learn why clustering is an important technique for working with Docker containers, then try your hand at developing a two-node enterprise cluster with Docker Swarm

Open source Java projects: Apache Phoenix

Open source Java projects: Apache Phoenix

If you have strong SQL programming skills and would like to be able to use them with a powerful NoSQL database, Phoenix could be the database you've been looking for!

Open source Java projects: Docker

Open source Java projects: Docker

Set up and deploy a Java application to Docker, then integrate a Docker container into your Maven build process for easier testing and automated production builds.

Open source Java projects: Apache Spark

Open source Java projects: Apache Spark

Set up and use Spark to analyze data contained in Hadoop, Splunk, files on a file system, local databases, and more.

Socket programming for scalable systems

Socket programming for scalable systems

Three iterations of a client-server example demonstrate the timeless utility of Java I/O, while also showcasing NIO and NIO.2's streamlined concurrency and scalability features.

Open source Java projects: Spring Batch

Open source Java projects: Spring Batch

Spring Batch manages the batch processing scenarios that developers dread. In this tutorial, learn how to configure Spring Batch to read data in CSV format, process the data in any number of files, and write the results to a MySQL...

Open source Java projects: Spring Integration

Use Spring Integration to develop a robust message-passing architecture that integrates and coordinates enterprise components across an ActiveMQ message bus via JMS.

Open source Java projects: Spring Data

Find out how Spring Data lets you leverage the specialized features of NoSQL repositories like MongoDB, Neo4J, and Redis using the Spring framework coding conventions that you already know.

Open source Java projects: Vert.x

With the release of Vert.x 2.0, now is the perfect time to learn about this JVM-based distributed application framework that was inspired by Node.js, but built to leverage the Java platform APIs.

Open source Java projects: Akka

This installment of Open source Java projects showcases Akka, a JVM-based toolkit and runtime that implements the actor model as message-passing paradigm. Start with a simple example, then work through a more complex program using...

Open source Java projects: Storm

Find out why Storm could be the next big thing in distributed data processing, building on the lessons and success of Hadoop to deliver massive amounts of data instantaneously, in realtime.

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