Since the use of multi-core computers / PCs is common these days, there are more and more parallel programming frameworks coming up. If you use Scala (or Java) you might have used the AKA framework which is based on Actors. In java 7 there are the Fork/ join APIs. However you might ask why do we need these , since multithreaded apps are already quite common. If you use Servlets and so on you are automatically using multiple threads and JVM is a beast when it comes to scaling up using threads and utilising multiple cores. Continue reading “Difference between Multi-Threading and Parallel Programming”
i just created a simple Library which provides some commonly used helper String functions which you will find useful when working with XML documents
You can check it out on my gitHub profile here
In the start when i heard about it at a hacker’s get together, i thought its another one of those, cool buzz words framework which makes you cool and hip if you use it. However after playing around with it for a bit, it seems pretty nice.