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Polymorphism, Encapsulation, Data Abstraction and Inheritance in Object-Oriented Programming


Object-oriented programming refers to the concept in high-level languages such as Java and Python that uses Objects and classes in their implementations. OOP has four major building blocks which are, Polymorphism, Encapsulation, Abstraction, and Inheritance.  There are other programming paradigms such as Procedural programming in which codes are written in sequentially. Python and Java are […]

Our move from Confluence to mkdocs


For many years the FusionReactor product documentation has been ran on a confluence server. We maintained our own server for many years and currently use the cloud version, but its never really been ticking all the boxes for our product documentation. For each major release of FusionReactor we have a separate confluence space on the […]

FusionReactor ends support for Java 1.6


FusionReactor will be dropping support for Java 1.6 with FusionReactor 8.3.0. This release is currently scheduled for the end of this year / early 2020. Fusionreactor 8.2.x releases will be the last micro releases to support Java 1.6. FusionReactor customers have been moving off Java 1.6 for some time and only 0.3% of FusionReactor 8 […]

Maven Surefire Stack Trace Problem


For some months we have been having problems with maven-surefire-plugin showing very strange exception stack traces. After some searching, I found out that maven-surefire-plugin has a trimStackTrace configuration option which is set to true by default. See http://maven.apache.org/surefire/maven-surefire-plugin/test-mojo.html#trimStackTrace I have no idea who thought that removing part of the stack trace would be a good […]

ColdFusion Class Checker


FusionReactor is used to monitor many ColdFusion servers but our support team keeps seeing an issue that FusionReactor cannot solve. This issue is that some of the ColdFusion classes, for the template cache, become corrupt.  This corruption isn’t caused by ColdFusion itself but when users or Windows Updates shut down the running instance.  If ColdFusion […]