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The New Year is steadily approaching, therefore it’s time to sum everything up. Continuing the tradition, we thought back to our articles about checking Java projects from the open-source world for this year and rated the top 10 most exciting bugs. …


A curated list of awesome frameworks, libraries and software for the Java programming language…


Applications used in the field of Big Data process huge amounts of information, and this often happens in real time. Naturally, such applications must be highly reliable so that no error in the code can interfere with data processing. To achieve high reliability, one needs to keep a wary eye on the …


Is there a way to search for which Java/JVM package contains a specific class?

Say I want a class called “com.mysql.cj.jdbc.Driver” but I don’t know what Gradle or Maven dependency contains it. Is there a place I can just type in the full class name and get results on what publicly available JVM packages contain it? Googling a lot these class names don’t return much useful inf…



WildFly (formerly known as JBoss Application Server) is an open-source JavaEE application server developed and first released by JBoss in February, 2008. The primary goal of the project is to provide a set of tools usually required for enterprise Java applications. And since the server is used for d…


Checking the Code of XMage, and Why You Won't Be Able to Get the Special Rare Cards of the Dragon's Maze Collection

XMage is a client-server application for playing Magic: The Gathering (MTG). XMage’s development was started in early 2010. Since then, it has seen 182 releases, attracted an army of contributors, and it’s still being actively developed even now. All that makes it a good reason for us to contribute …


To keep it interesting, this time I’d like to tell about our approach to developing and polishing diagnostic rules for PVS-Studio Java. You will learn how we keep existing warnings consistent across releases and why the new ones aren’t too weird. I’ll also share a bit of inside information on what p…



2019 was a very busy year in terms of conferences. Our team could leave for whole weeks on business trips. As you know, the conference is perfect time to share knowledge. In addition to giving talks and telling many interesting things at our booth, we also learned a lot from communicating with confe…


Swing separable model question

Since swing doesn’t use traditional mvc where would you put the database interaction code?..




This time, the PVS-Studio team’s attention was attracted by Ghidra, a big bad reverse-engineering framework allowing developers to analyze binary files and do horrible things to them. The most remarkable fact about it is not even that it’s free and easily extensible with plugins but that it was deve…


Java Thread Dump Analyzer

fastThread is a tool that will parse and analyze thread dumps written in any language that runs on the JVM: https://fastthread.io/




Using table-valued parameters with SQL Server JDBC

Today I learned how to pass a table of parameters into a stored procedure in MS SQL Server, using Java / JDBC…