Application Hardening – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 13

Application Hardening means to make software more secure on your servers and workstations. Such software can be a service, a database or an app. Workstations and servers are running thousand different kinds of software and services to provide the end- user with the functionality he needs. However these softwares (and services in particular) are exploitable … Continue reading Application Hardening – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 13

Java Quickie: Speeding Up String Concatenation

Speeding Up String Concatenation

Speeding up string concatenation in Java is easy and simple. Just follow along the steps in this 5 minute tutorial and you're good. Speeding up string concatenation in Java is explained with little words. Just don't. Don't concate strings, use the StringBuilder class! Why? Because concating strings in Java will create multiple String objects. For … Continue reading Java Quickie: Speeding Up String Concatenation

Java Quickie: Cheaper Object Creation

cheaper object creation

In this quickie you will learn how cheaper object creation works in java and why you should use it. So quick, learn how to! Creating objects in java is expensive. Expensive meaning it costs a lot of ressources. Not money 😉 With lazy initialization  you can optimize the process and thus optimize performance. It might … Continue reading Java Quickie: Cheaper Object Creation