Extract an Oracle JDK for Windows (up to Java 8) from the EXE file

I guess it’s time for my version of a batch that automates the extraction of a portable JDK from the Oracle download, which is only available as an EXE file. Just drop the downloaded EXE onto the batch icon in Windows Explorer, it will extract the JDK to a folder alongside the EXE. Note: you
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Spring Boot backend and web frontend in separate Maven modules

I like to keep my backend from my frontend separated during development. This sounds like an obvious best practice, but it’s not easily done when your frontend is a web app and your backend is Spring Boot: because Spring Boot is self-contained, it encourages you to keep everything in one big module. This is convenient
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Download Chrome extension from other browser (for offline installation)

This is a little trick I found nowhere on the web so I thought I’d share. Suppose you need to install an extension for Chrome, but for some reason you can’t access internet from Chrome itself… Easy, you just need to get the CRX file that contains the extension bundle, right? The trouble is, you
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