Since we finished the most recent ThoughtWorks University session
last week a few people have been asking me how the experience was and
I’ve found myself comparing this experience to my own as an attendee in
Back then ThoughtWorks University...
is such a cool concept, very nice tool in your toolkit if you are
working on external DSLs. I've been playing with them a little bit
recently. Combining different parsers using higher order functions is
fun, especially if you are using...
I recently had an IRC conversation about Solr
4.0. The main question that the person who was chatting with me had was
“How far out is the 4.0 release?” The answer, as with almost any open
source project, is “when it’s released.”
this post ill shed some light on how to make a simple PHP webservice.
This tutorial is the first in a serie that will show how to get data
from your webserver to your Android application. This script will learn
you the following:
In the typical workflow we had adopted for using Git, developers were
making topic branches, and then using rebase to bring in changes from
master and then going back and merging their branch.
With pull requests, you work off your fork, creating pull...
I recently received an alarming bug report about the TestNG Eclipse plug-in:
I’m talking about TestNG plugin for eclipse and its performance. Since
some time this plugin contains new feature – searching already finished
tests. (just “Search: ” with...
to anyone in IT and their immediate thought is virtualization. So
dominant is the company in this space that the very word VM has a sense
of ambiguity about it: does it refer specifically to a vmdk,
or another hypervisor image like Xen?
I’d kind of avoided posting about the recent Amazon
outage – it’s an event that has had monstrous amounts written about it –
some of it beyond hyperbole. Case in point; NetworkWorld says that;
the Amazon outage set cloud computing back years
We pretty much all know the nice technique apps like GMail / Facebook use to dynamically load more items to the ListView then you scroll to the bottom. In this post i want to shed some light on how to make such a list ourselves!We can approach this from a...
Imagine you love to cook; it's an intense hobby of yours. Over time, you've accumulated many fun spices,
but your pantry is too small, so, you rent an off-site storage
facility, and move the less frequently used spice racks there. Problem
With Java 7 almost out the door talk has now shifted to Java 8 and of
course it's the perfect time for me to add my own $0.02 on my own
Dunno what you can do here without annoying a few people. However I'd
happily settle for some...
Here we will demonstrate the creation of a sample REST web service which listens to HTTP GET requests. You can study the code to get more insight and to expand the functionality.I will post the complete application is short time so that you can download and...