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Five ways to approach a challenging project

If we are IT field or in any other field as well it is important to keep some points into the consideration as we are going through the new customer requirements and challenges to implement them as well. So here we are going to discuss the ways to conquer the difficult assignment. Let's start with few basic things here.
Define the Project
Before embarking on the project, spend some time on thinking about it. “Define the problem statement clearly and figure out what the customer need as the end result to look like. Identifying the project properly, discussing its scope, and then identifying key roles, users and sub-partners as well if exists. It will help to keep track the future of the project and imagine the working of it.
Get Team in Place
There are certain key elements to approaching a challenging project, one of which is people i.e the implementation team and the project lead. “Apart from having stakeholder commitment, it is essential to pick the right people for the project. Thi…

Java Versions and their release dates

Java Versions and release dates:James Gosling, Mike Sheridan, and Patrick Naughton initiated the Java language project in June 1991. Java was originally designed for interactive television, but it was too advanced for the digital cable television industry at the time. The language was initially called Oak as an oak tree that stood outside Gosling's office. Later the project went by the name Green and was finally renamed Java, from a Java coffee beans Java is also an island. It was designed based C/C++-style syntax for easy understanding as C/C++ was very much popular at that time. Sun Microsystems released the first public implementation as Java 1.0 in 1996. They called as "Write Once, Run Anywhere" (WORA), providing no-cost run-times on popular platforms. JDK 1.0 (January 23, 1996) JDK 1.1 (February 19, 1997) J2SE 1.2 (December 8, 1998) J2SE 1.3 (May 8, 2000) J2SE 1.4 (February 6, 2002) J2SE 5.0 (September 30, 2004) Java SE 6 (December 11, 2006) Java SE 7 (July 28, 2011) Java SE…

Tools in java to generate reports

Top 5 tools in java to generate reports. Apache POI for generating the excel sheets It is one of the most popular framework in java for generating the excel-sheets. It supports MS-Office extensions like .xls and .xlsx etc. With the help of Apache POI you can create workbook that can have multiple sheets. Jesper Reports It uses iText itself and is more than a PDF library you asked for, but if it fits your needs I'd go for it. Simply put, it allows you to design reports that can be filled during runtime. If you use a custom datasource, you might be able to integrate JasperReports easily into the existing system. It would save you the whole layout related troubles, e.g. when invoices span over more sites where each side should have a footer and so on. iText PDF It is well known for creating the pdf, it support almost all kind of elements like Chapter, section, paragraph, phrase, chunk, image, hyper-link (internal and external both) etc. But it have some drawbacks as well as I read that th…