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Extract and Strip Text From PDF in Java Example

Extracting text from a pdf file using Java is quite easy using the Apache PDFBox Java library. This library provides PDFTextStripper class which is used to strip text from PDF files. This library can be included using Gradle, maven, and other builds systems from the Maven repository. Gradle dependency: Maven dependency: Example to Extract text […]

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Adding Watermark to PDF using Java

Adding a text-based watermark to existing PDF using Java is quite simple using the Apache PDFBox opensource free library. This library is very handing and can be used to create new PDF and modify existing files. This can be easily added to maven and Gradle based projects by adding the following reference. Gradle dependency: Maven […]

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Rest Client For Java using HttpClient and Jakson

There are many HttpClient and Rest Clients lib is available for Java developers. The most common is Spring Rest Template for REST client and Apache HttpClient a generic HTTP client. I personally like the Apache HttpClient library for making REST calls and Http Calls. I found one generic kind of REST client using Apache HttpClient […]

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Java HttpClient POST, PUT and Patch Example with Body

Java HttpClient library from Apache is very good, it provides many interfaces to perform different operations like  POST, PUT, and PATCH. One can also send String or URI encoded form and another payload very easily using the HttpEntity interface. You can easily add query strings and custom headers. To post JSON string, XML, or simple […]

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HttpClient Java Get Example with Query String and Custom Headers

Apache HttpClient java library is my most preferred HttpClient library for making HTTP requests. One can easily add parameters, body, and custom headers with clean interfaces. Since version 4.0 it also provides EntityUtils to read the response from HttpResponse into string and byte arrays. Here is a complete example to make get requests with parameres […]

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Connection Timeout In Java HTTPClient, RestTemplate and URLConnection

Connection timeout is the time for which an HTTP client or Socket client waits, if the server doesn’t respond in that time or not found then the client closes the connection. HTTP also uses sockets internally. Connection timeout is different from the Connection Request timeout or connection read timeout. In many situations, the client doesn’t […]

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Best Libraries for Working with CSV in Java

Reading and writing CSV in Java can be very simple by the use of some well known and stable CSV library. One can write CSV using core java classes very easily for reading CSV can be problematic as there are many variations in CSV. CSV is one of the most common data formats for exporting […]

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SpotBugs Static Analysis Tool For Java Developers

SpotBugs is a software tool for static analysis of Java programs, which is free to download, use,  open-source and can be used in various ways. It can be installed as Eclipse Plugin, configured with Maven build as plugin and Gradle builds as a plugin. It is very handy while being used as an Eclipse plugin […]

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Best Way to Keep Java Code Clean and Organized Using Eclipse

Eclipse IDE Java Editor Save Actions option should be used by all developers as it helps to keep code clean and organized. Eclipse is the most widely used IDE for Java programming as it provides a lot of features and it has the support of many free and paid plugins. Most important it is free […]

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Merge Two list in Java in Efficient Way

While doing development many times we need to merge two or more collections in Java. Sometimes we need simple concatenate two or more lists or sets or merge two or more lists by removing duplicates and sometimes we need to do this is sorted order. Here is one example to merge two lists, this can […]