Chandan is a passionate software engineer with extensive experience in designing and developing Java applications. In free time, he likes to read fiction and write about his experiences.
Concurrency in Java: The synchronized Keyword
This is the second article in the series of articles on Concurrency in Java. In the previous article, we learnt about the Executor pool and various categories of Executors in Java. In this article, we will learn what the synchronized keyword is and how we can use that in a...
Concurrency in Java: The Executor Framework
With the increase in the number of the cores available in the processors nowadays, coupled with the ever increasing need to achieve more throughput, multi-threading APIs are getting quite popular. Java provides its own multi-threading framework called the Executor Framework. What is the Executor Framework? The Executor Framework contains a...
Search Algorithms in Java
Searching is one of the most common actions performed in regular business applications. This involves fetching some data stored in data structures like Arrays, List, Map, etc. More often than not, this search operation determines the responsiveness of the application for the end-user. In this article, let's take a look...
An Introduction to Apache Spark with Java
Apache Spark is an in-memory distributed data processing engine that is used for processing and analytics of large data-sets. Spark presents a simple interface for the user to perform distributed computing on the entire cluster. Spark does not have its own file systems, so it has to depend on the...