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5 Ways to debug thread-safety issues in Java

Interviewers often judge your experience with debugging skills. For example, debugging jar hell issues, debugging SSL issues, debugging hibernate issues, debugging transaction management issues, etc. All these are covered in detail under the key areas “

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7 Java debugging interview questions & answers

Q1. How would you go about debugging thread-safety or concurrency issues? A1. #1: Manually reviewing the code for any obvious thread-safety issues. … Read more ›...

Debugging “NoSuchMethodError” in Java

The JAR hell issues also lead to exceptions like NoSuchMethodError or IllegalArgumentException. I have already discussed debugging JAR Hell issues. #1 Check the war file for any duplicate versions of...

Debugging JAR hell issues in Java

The following 3 questions are frequently asked by Java developers as an industrial strength Java project will have 100+ jar files. How often have you come across a Java application that requires different versions of the same library?

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Debugging Java version issues

1. Error: Unsupported major.minor version 51.0 error?

What does this error mean?

The above error means what version of the JRE that the class file is compatible with. “org/apache/cxf/management/annotation/ManagedResource” was compiled with based on the following


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Debugging like a pro with eclipse IDE tutorial for Java developers

Often you get to work on a fully functional Java application that is already in production to fix production issues or to enhance its existing functionality. As a new Java developer in the team,

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Debugging LinkageErrors in Java

What is a LinkageError in Java?

A jar that is being loaded by two different classloaders can throw a java.lang.LinkageError. For example, your application server (e.g JBoss) on startup loads that jar or has a directory with that jar.

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javap for debugging and better understanding some Java concepts with 3 practical examples

The javap is a class file dissembler. Here are 3 scenarios you can put javap to use with code examples.

#1 Finding the Java version of the class file within a jar

Extract a class file say “MyJobRunner.class”

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JConsole for debugging deadlocks in Java

This is another debugging concurrency issues tutorial following on Debugging Java thread-safety, multi-threading, or concurrency issues tutorial. Step 1: Java code that creates a dead lock situation by a) thread-0...

jvisualvm to debug deadlocks in Java

This extends JConsole for debugging deadlocks in Java applications, using jvisualvm that gets shipped with your JDK. Step 1: Java code that creates a dead lock situation by a) thread-0...

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