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JFreeChart Bar Chart Tutorial for Dynamic Java Web Applications

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There are a lot of tutorials and posts explaining how to display a chart in a web application and which libraries to use. I am going to show the process from receiving the http request from the client to sending the response back from the server. I will share my real experience with JFreeChart and the servlet technology for creating and displaying dynamic charts in Java based web application.
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MentorMate's Backup Script

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Backups are important and automated backups help reduce error by removing the human component. Of course it is always good to check in and make sure that everything is working properly, and audit your systems periodically to see if you need to add anything new to your backup. MentorMate uses a script with a few simple tools to get all important information in one place and make redundant onsite and offsite backups of it.
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How to use HTML Signatures in Gmail (Google Mail)

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We pride ourselves on our branding and our heavy use of Google services here at MentorMate. For some reason Gmail does not have a built-in feature supporting HTML Signatures. After several iterations of designing workarounds, we've decided to share the best one we've come up with. Enjoy!