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XML Parsing with DOM in Java

In my blog XML Parsing With DOM in C++, I used the Xerces-C++ XML Parser as the foundation for the XML parsing API. The classes from that article are also useful for and can be implemented in Java. The difference is Java includes support for XML parsing with both the SAX and DOM models. You can read up…

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IntelliJ Project for Building Hadoop – The Definitive Guide Examples

I have been studying  Hadoop – The Definitive Guide by Tom White and started building the sample applications with the Makefile I discussed in my last blog. Although the Makefile approach works, I decided to try using the IntelliJ Community Edition IDE to build the examples in any given chapter all at once. This time around I’ll walk you through a…

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RESTful Java Web Services with NetBeans, Jersey and Tomcat

Although Eclipse is commonly used for Java web service programming, it can be challenging to configure and use for testing. Luckily Eclipse is not the only IDE game in town. NetBeans provides a rich environment for developing Java web services with Jersey – the reference implementation of JAX-RS RESTful web services. This article will explain how…

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Java CSV Parser Based on Regular Expressions

Parsing files is a real pain. You can find programming tools to help, regular expressions for example, and even languages that are built for that sort of thing, like Perl.  But sooner or later you forget how to use them, unless you have a very good long term memory, in your head that is. Recently…