Today the Eclipse Foundation launches a hosted implementation of Orion, named OrionHub. Orion is an Eclipse initiative to define a platform for building and integrating web development tools. Using this hosted service you'll be able to try it out now and...
It was a sunny day with easy code and birds singing. But, suddenly a static HashMap (it could be non-static, also) wants to be copied into a two column JTable,
keys on first column, and values on the second one. Well, the clouds
start to press and before I...
I‘ve blogged before about my low opinion of Quartz.
Ok, for everyone who loves to make the argument that we live in the land
of choice, and the ‘boy, I‘m not going to end up trapped in a walled
garden, I‘m going to have choices.‘ 15 years on, we...
In almost every area of software development, technology changes
continuously. How do you stay on top of new techniques and development
tools? In many cases, people will read blog posts or articles about the
new technologies and assume their decisions or...
This post recaps some results of my experiments with WS testing. In last few months I have been working on several projects – Spring WS Test, Spring WS 2.0 testing support and finally on Smock.
All of them reflect different approaches to WS testing. Today...
Sonar is an open source web-based application to manage code quality which covers seven axes of code quality as: Architecture and design, comments, duplications, unit tests, complexity, potential bugs and coding rules.
Java Professionals visiting the Gambling City
Las Vegas lies in the desert of Nevada, USA
and is well-known for gambling. More than 35 million visitors come to this
awesome town every year. But people do not come here just for gambling. Besides
I came across a great walk through of how to deploy your code from GitHub automatically.
Having managed a large number of web applications derived from various code repositories, I see the value in this.
I used to write some pretty complex scripts to do this...
If you ask three organizations how they are using the Cloud, you will
get (at least) three answers. One may be considering using Google Apps
for email, to avoid asking an admin to reboot mail servers at 4am to
clear an email backlog. Another may be...
I recently began investigating the Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server (see my Getting Started with the SQL Server JDBC Driver
post for more information). In this post I’ll continue that
investigation by looking at the architecture and history of the...
While you can download the binaries for Java 7 for Windows and Linux from here, the instructions for setting up Java 7 for Mac OS X are a lot more tedious.
Here are the official instructions for Mac OS X: http://wikis.sun.com/display/OpenJDK/Mac+OS+X+Port
Recently I’ve been sharing Tasktop and Mylyn tips with users via
Twitter. Twitter is a great medium for sharing every tip (or every
thought), but in the Tasktop spirit of “Less is More” I want to share
only the top tips with our blog readers. Without...