I am reading The Passionate Programmer by Chad Fowler (review follows when I am done with the book) and there he mentions that a Java expert should know other things of the language he/she uses than just coding.
In this article I will look at some core points you should know if you want to consider yourself a Java expert — but again, this is mostly my own point of view.
Recently I ran into this video and I thought it would be something helpful for newcomers to the programming language. But I was wrong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6237BI6ziY
In this article I will take a look at CodeSchool: how they teach, what you can learn and is it a good investment for you to sign up for CodeSchool? I have no relation with the developers and the instructors at CodeSchool so this article contains only my opinion and my experience. I have a paid membership.
I know this is a rare use case, however sometimes you simply have an applet (on a website for example) which is not signed. Or you want to do something illegal and download the applet and get it run locally.
And from the new version of Java 8 these applets do not run anymore. For the second scenario it will not run because the signature is not for your local machine instead the site where the applet is originally hosted.
So it comes handy if you could find a way to get these applets run on your machine. I try to help you to solve this issue.