This was a live-blog from a MongoSV session. Here’s a link to the entire series of posts.
Kyle’s strategy is to start with a normalized representation and then
embed for simplicity and optimization. This reminds me of our data-modeling post.
I’ve been playing around a little bit today with writing an Android
application and while for the majority of the time I’ve been deploying
to an emulator I wanted to see what it’d look like on my phone.
There are many frameworks available in the market to develop web
services based on Java platform. However, most of those frameworks
follow JAX-WS specification(JSR-000224). This series will concentrate on
the official JAX-WS reference implementation...
Our past experience, which is supported by a quick search on Google and Stackoverflow, shows that the first set of tools people tend to jump to when solving memory problems in production is memory profilers. Among them, VisualVM, YourKit and JProbe seem to be...
As I mentioned in a past article, Why Did I Fall in Love with Play! Framework?, I was the tech lead for a few real estate deployments for Fannie Mae, HUD, Foreclosure.com, etc; as you know, real estate is all about LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!
It’s the end of the year. Time to look back on what you’ve done, what
you’ve learned, your successes and mistakes, and what you learned from
them. I also like to look at the big picture: not just my team and the
projects that I manage, or even the...
Steve Py asks an interesting question in one of the comments to my On Infinite Scalability post: Can
you elaborate more on: "Note, those changes are not changes to the
code, they are architectural and system changes. Where before you had a
About a year ago I got a phone call asking if I wanted to join another team at DRW.
The team supports a (primarily) Java application, but the performance
requirements would also allow it to be written in a higher level
language. I'd been writing Clojure...
I have been very experimenting with tapestry-jquery
plugin and it is great to finally go back to jquery. Not only using
jquery is very easy but it also comes with a lot of plugins.
There are some improvements that I think can be added to the...
In my last blog I looked a Process Related Classic Mistakes from Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
by Steve McConnell, which although it’s now been around for at least 10
years, and times have changed, is still as relevant today as when it...