Because the access to special areas of Alumni (an application described in my book “Web Development with Java and JSF”) shall be restricted to members only, we need to restrict the access to authorized persons only. During the registration process, we ask the user to enter a password. This part is yet missing in the draft version of the registration form. Adding an input element is really easy. We’ll use an inputSecret in place of an inputText element.
But, since Alumni is exposed to the web, there is a potential risk, that somebody tampers the system. I guess everybody agrees that passwords need a special protection. They never should be stored in clear text format. Continue reading “Secure passwords”
Today NetBeans Community Manager Jirí Kovalský announced that a brand new team for the NetBeans Community Acceptance Test will be formed. Joining this team is a great opportunity to improve your knowledge of software testing as well as NetBeans. Continue reading “NetCAT 8.2 starts”
Last week I requested you to check the speed of my blog. On Monday the traffic on my server was comparable to the traffic I gained for some top articles (I’m always surprised, which articles become top for you ;-)). Thus, it had been a realistic test.
Thank you for testing! Continue reading “Thank you!”
NetBeans 8.2 is announced to be feature complete. The Netbeans Community Acceptance Test (NetCAT) will start soon. Try NetBeans 8.2. Get a first impression and report potential problems to the NetBeans team to make 8.2 the next great version.
Read about this upcoming version at the new and noteworthy site .
Usually I write about software development, preferable JSF, Lambdas & Streams, and NetBeans. I hope, my blog is valuable and interesting for you. Now, I need your help. Continue reading “Help needed”