Tags Input Control for AngularJS
API Authentication: Generating HMAC digest in PHP and Java
User authentication is an important part of the web service API design. One of the common approach is the Hash-based Message Authentication Code – HMAC. Used together with transport level security it provides reliable mechanizm of user authentication and message integrity validation.
One More Grid for AngularJS
Web Security Resources
Booting Spring Webapp
Spring Boot is an excellent tool to bootstrap java application. Most of the references mention how to create a standalone java application, optionally with embedded web server (tomcat or jetty). But Spring Boot supports also creating web applications intended to run within servlet container.
Recalling Testing Principles
Base64 Variants in Java 8
You most likely used Base64 encoding. It’s about encoding any sequence of data as a printable string (digits, lower case and upper case letters). But Base64 has variations. E.g., not every Base64 variant allows safe transfer of any data as URL parameters. For that purpose there is a special dialect of Base64: Url-safe encoding.
The Essential Plugins for JetBrains Idea
Conditional Java Configurations in Spring Framework
Spring Framework offers very flexible means for binding application components. Externalizable properties, composite configuration, nested application contexts and profiles.
Sometimes, it is necessary to control whether particular beans or
@Configuration will be loaded or not. Spring Framework v.4.1.x does not provide that feature out of the box. But, hopefully, Spring allows conditional bean initialization (see
@Profile implementation and
So, I created the annotation
@Enabled which allows me to control bean instantiation via properties.
@Enabled indicates that a component is eligible for registration when evaluated expression is true. This annotation should be used in conjunction with Configuration and Bean annotations.