Spring Boot and WordPress CMS Integration

There are a lot of excellent open source content management systems available today,  WordPress being one of them, which is widely used. WordPress is a PHP based CMS so not a lot of cohesion is available with other technologies like Java, and is simply ignored as a viable content management option just for being non-Java. In this
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Protect your identity from SSH servers

Recently I came across a tweet that highlighted a serious privacy issue related to SSH servers and online services that publish user information in public domain without having to explicitly take permission from users. Added a OpenSSH roaming vuln test to the whoami server $ ssh https://t.co/MSn1TEQGTs (code: https://t.co/HMIH00CxHg) pic.twitter.com/9tolWWvXZJ — Filippo Valsorda (@FiloSottile) January
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XMPP web chat with ejabberd, Converse.js and Spring MVC

Converse.js is a fine little XMPP web chat client that can easily be used in web applications. It can integrate with various online XMPP services, like Google Talk, MSN etc. In this post I will demonstrate how to use converse.js with ejabberd in a Spring based application. I used Ubuntu linux box to for this demo.
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Near Field Communication (NFC)

Near Field Communication (NFC) is a wireless/radio-frequency technology that works over short-range. This involves communicating data between devices(“initiator” and “target”) in close proximty normally requiring less than 10 centimeters. In the realm of mobile phones, the “initiator” is the mobile handset and the target is typically a RFID(Radio Frequency Identification) Tag for passive communication. To
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