Oracle and Java

We always felt that things needed to change in the Java world so have been keenly waiting to see what Oracle would do with Java… Well we got our first clues, last week with a letter from Oracle. Sent by express Fedex from California, the good news is that Oracle clearly has money to spend…

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Java Performance tuning

One of my favourite coding activities is profiling – taking a Java application and making it run faster. Every so often we set aside some time to just focus on making our code run faster. Don’t optimise code where speed does not matter. Not only does it give no benefit, it probably makes that code…

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Using Java Page co-ordinates

We make extensive use of Java Page co-ordinates in JPedal, which we convert both into PDF co-ordinates and also relative offsets. I have been changing this code recently and it has been anything but straight-forward so I have recorded my experiences. I hope you find them helpful. With the expansion of the search functionality to…

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