Creating a Blog System with Spring MVC, Thymeleaf, JPA and MySQL

August 5, 2016
Recently, I created a detailed Spring MVC tutorial for my students at the Software University (SoftUni), as part of their training course “Software Technologies”, so I want to share it with anyone interested to learn how to integrate Java, Spring Framework, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Spring services, repositories, controllers, models, Thymeleaf views, Spring form validation,

Security and Administration of Oracle Database – Course @ FMI, Sofia University

November 10, 2009
I am involved in the teaching and organization of the course “Security and Administration of Oracle Database” which is held for the MSc programs in the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI) of Sofia University. The course is part of the MSc program “Information Protection in the Computer Systems and Networks”. The main lecturer in

Connect to Oracle Express Edition from Remote Machine

November 20, 2008
For development purposes and small applications I prefer using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition instead of the heavyweight Oracle Database 10g / 11g Enterprise. It can be installed and run for just 2-3 minutes but it has a small problem: by default the TNS Listener listens for connections on port 1521 from the local machine

IT Boxing – ADO.NET Entity Framework and LINQ vs. Java Persistence API (JPA) and Hibernate

December 6, 2007
Next week (11 December 2007) I organized very interesting event for developers in Sofia: IT Boxing championship where .NET and Java developers will dispute the state-of-the-art data access technologies in their platforms: About the IT Boxing Championship The initiative “IT Boxing Championship” is a series of events organized by the Bulgarian Association of Software