Oracle Skip Locked

Oracle Skip Locked

Oracle 11g introduced SKIP LOCKED clause to query the records from the table which are not locked in any other active session of the database. This looks quite similar to exclusive mode of locking....

Android: Speech To Text using API

Android: Speech To Text using API

Android has a very cool feature that still many developers dont know. Apps like Any.DO uses speech to text conversion feature quite creatively. In today’s world of Siri, voice commands are of utmost importance....

Google Blockly Maze Solved!!

Google Blockly Maze Solved!!

Yesterday Google published an amazing tool google-blockly which is more or less similar to MIT Scratch. Blockly is a web-based, graphical programming language. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing...

Java MD5 Hashing & Salting: Secure Your Passwords

Java MD5 Hashing & Salting: Secure Your Passwords

The MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm is a widely used cryptographic hash function that produces a 128-bit (16-byte) hash value. MD5 has been employed in a wide variety of security applications, and is also commonly used...