It’s coming to that time again. That time where I draw a line in the README file and call it a release. Being the only developer on a project that doesn’t have a large user base, a release is really just a state of mind.
Here is the fine print: With a 3-line code change, we were able to make the Protocol Buffer editor ~300 times faster when opening files in a Java project. Speed improvements may vary depending on the size of a project’s classpath.
You know you’re awesome, but does everyone else? Sure, you’ve probably posted some useful links and maybe even written some most excellent articles, but right now most people can’t see everything about how awesome you are, all in one place.
Junior Developers...You can't live with them and it is illegal to shoot them. Well, except maybe for our North Korean readers. So how the hell can you pass software development knowledge to someone who thinks that Maven is a city in Eastern Europe?
In a post titled "Project Jigsaw: Late for the train" he proposes to "defer Project Jigsaw to the next release, Java 9." With the modularization efforts being one of the key topics of Java's future on recent conferences and blog-posts this was a quite surprising move.