Articles for January, 2015

A short Overview of Neo4j Indexing Strategies

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

When it comes to indexing in a Neo4j graph database, different options exist for a developer to create and maintain the index.

In the following short examples I’d like to demonstrate different possibilities for index management.


Performance Testing a Multiuser Web Application with JMeter and Maven

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

When there is the need to create load tests or performance tests for an application, Apache JMeter is a handy tool and set up with ease.

In the following short tutorial I’d like to demonstrate how to configure JMeter to log into a Java EE web application with multiple users specified in a CSV file, how to generate some basic reports and how to integrate JMeter into a mavenized build using the JMeter Maven Plugin.


Marrying Java EE and BDD with Cucumber, Arquillian and Cukespace

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Having written about the basics of using Cucumber in a Java project in my last blog article, I now would like to demonstrate how to use a similar setup in a Java EE web project with Arquillian and the Cukespace library.

In the following tutorial, we’re going to write a full Java EE web application and add BDD-style tests to the project so that we’re able to test our business layer on the one hand and the user interface on the other hand using Arquillian Drone and Selenium.