Building a tag cloud in Java
Posted by ccondit on 11/2/06 @ 1:14 PM :: Updated by ccondit on 6/27/13 @ 8:22 PM
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You've seen them. Maybe you like them, maybe not, but Tag clouds are here to stay (at least until someone invents something better). This article details how the tag cloud for this web site was created.

JSESSIONID considered harmful
Posted by ccondit on 10/19/06 @ 2:33 PM :: Updated by ccondit on 7/2/09 @ 6:15 PM
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One little-known feature of the Java Servlet Spec allows for encoding session identifiers in URLs. In theory, this allows browsers without support for cookies to maintain session state with your website. In practice, however, there are several problems with this approach...