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Three of the highest-paid programming languages

Have you ever wondered which computer language gives the highest salary to computer programmers? Programmers are very much in-demand now, earning around $100,000 a year, thanks to the boom of mobile adoption.

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How to install JDK from PowerShell silently

A couple of days ago, I have fought long and hard battle against JDK (Java Developer Kit) installation packages. The goal was to deploy the JDK offline to a custom path on a Windows (XP + 7) system using a … Continue reading

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How to generate a deterministic GUID from two strings in Java

Currently working on MSI packaging for our software and using WiX tool suite to automate the process. Since it was decided that we don’t want to use patches, I had to implement pseudo-major upgrades for each version.  Now, the problem … Continue reading

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