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A simple java implementation of Blockchain

Blockchain is currently a very hot research topic. To understand how it works and what it can achieve, here is a simple java implementation.

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Blockchain

These last few years everyone everywhere went crazy about cryptocurrencies and more in particular about Bitcoin. The value of the star cryptocurrency did indeed sky-rocket in December 2017 to 19.783$, a 1824% increase in less than a year [2]. However, even though everybody has probably heard about this digital currency, it's likely that very few understand the fascinating technology behind it called blockchain.

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ICMCIS2019

This week we presented two papers at the International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems (ICMCIS) in Budva, Montenegro:

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Automatic release with GitLab and SimpleRepos

SimpleRepos is a simple file sharing website that allows to upload files using a REST API. Here is how to use it in conjunction with GitLab to automatically release your binaries...

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Using PHP CodeSniffer in a Laravel project

PHP CodeSniffer is a great tool that enforces everybody is using the same coding standard when contributing to a project. For a Laravel project, there are however a few caveats to handle...

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Using font awesome in a Laravel project

Font Awesome is a fantastic icon set to improve your web application. The integration in Laravel requires a few additional steps...

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Avoid leaking secrets in your GitLab repository

Shit happens! Chances are great that you or one of the developers in your team will one day commit a file containing secrets or private keys to a public GIT repository...

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Automatic bug detection with SpotBugs and Maven

SpotBugs is a fantastic tool to help you write beter java code! It performs static code analysis (SA) and uses a database of more then 400 bug patterns to detect potential bugs in your code.

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GitLab : Automatically testing your Python project

Whatever programming language your are using for your project, GitLab continuous integration system (gitlab-ci) is a fantastic tool that allows you to automatically run tests when code is pushed to your repository. Java, PHP, Go, Python or even LaTeX, no limit here! In this blog post we review a few examples for the Python programming language.

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ECHO Project : Kick Off Meeting

ECHO (European network of Cybersecurity centres and competence Hub for innovation and Operations) is a project funded by the European Commission to establish and operate a Cybersecurity Competence Network. The project was officially launched today at the Conference Hall of the Royal Military Academy, in the presence of the 30 participating institutions.

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Using GridFS to store files in MongoDB (Java)

MongoDB is a fantastic tool for storing large quantities of data in a JSON-like format.

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Maven not running all JUnit tests

Here is a trick for solving a tricky and vicious maven bug...

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