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There is always something happening in Five Minutes. The beginning of December was a time for another internal hackathon. The spirits were still high from our first one and we wanted to use that before holidays. Read more
It all started a few months ago when the ping pong table arrived. It soon became the centre of office entertainment. Not long after that, we began to notice first problems. Eager players now had to wait in long lines to get their chance to demonstrate their skill. We all concluded there had to be some way to tech up this game and make it more programmer friendly. Our first hackathon was the ideal environment to present the solution of this problem. Read more
It was Saturday and an early autumn rain provided a perfect setting for our first company hackathon. We gathered in a coffee room with a lot of caffeine. A feeling of excitement could be felt in the air. Read more
Here at Five Minutes we LOVE music!
We love to talk about music, we love projects involved with music and quite a few of us are active members of music bands.
In this post I’ll describe how, why and what kind of music we are consuming in our office.
A few days ago the LaLa Lunchbox app landed on App Store. Even after such a short time, it got some great feedback. Things like that happen if you have a client that knows what problems need to be solved, but is flexible enough to let the professionals do their work. This post is about the design and development process of the app. Read more
I tried to be figurative in the header only to break the spleen mood of this rainy morning. This blog is about Spring Framework and keeping track of the session data, particularly logged in user.
It is very easy to create a mock objects of your Spring layer, and not only does it allow you to create a consistent junit tests, but in the process you will end up with a mocked spring layer which you can use for fast front-end development!
Let’s see how.
In this post we will show a example of simple and clean way to check your users permissions across your application using aspect-oriented programming (AOP).
It has never been as easy to create a thin client web application as it is with the tools such as GWT and it’s third party library SmartGwt. This is a deadly combination which has out-of-the-box support for drag&drop, asynchronous remote procedure calls, localization, history management and much more inherited from GWT (Google Web Toolkit) and accompanied with numerous customizable widgets (lists, trees, buttons, layout support widgets, HTML5 support…). In this text, a simple drag&drop implementation will be demonstrated.