January 5, 2006

Find Out What Cipher Suites Are Supported in JSSE

You can make the Java Secure Socket Extension list the supported cipher suites using the following code: SocketFactory SSLF=SSLSocketFactory.getDefault(); SSLsoclu=SSLF.createSocket(“”,443); String[] cipher_suites=((SSLSocket)SSLsoclu).getSupportedCipherSuites(); for(int i=0;i

Why Not to Use an Exit Within a Loop

This recent tip gives advice on how to include an exit within a loop to avoid repeated code. While avoiding repeated code is prudent, using an exit from a loop