How to send HTTP GET / POST request in Java

Java

This post describes how to make HTTP GET and POST request on server. I will use httpbin server for testing. It returns you everything you send there : query params, post data, headers, etc.

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Website screenshots and visual diffs

JavaScript Node.js

Maybe you know the situation when you deploy some page, check it fastly and go away from the office feeling good about your job done. Then a colleague calls you and you hear “What did you do? It is not working!”.

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Two screwed up days

Little story about my two hard and nervous days. Problems with NPM, fighting with Node and Linux, reading about Yarn. Wrote it down while sitting in front of the computer and thinking about nothing and everything at the same time, i.e. relaxing.

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Eight queens problem

Algorithms Go

If you know what is Bactracking, you sure know about Eight Queens problem – how to place eight queens on an 8×8 chessboard. I found nice solution using bitwise operations which counts all solutions for any given size.

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Two WordPress sites with the same database

php WordPress

When you try to use two ( or more ) WordPress sites with one shared database, you will have problem to access the pages except the original one. WordPress knows what should be its URL and when it does not match with the request, it redirects you. Fortunately, there is an easy “hack” for this to make it work.

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