practical The Coder’s MUST know

The Coder’s MUST know

Reading Time: ~ 2 minutesWhere is the idea coming from Uncle Bob once wrote on his “The Clean Coder” that there are a couple of concepts every programmer should know. You and I could add or remove a couple of items from this list, however I believe it is a good place to start from. So I would like …

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musings Support or Why I won’t be migrating to Java 9 or 10

Support or Why I won’t be migrating to Java 9 or 10

Reading Time: ~ 3 minutesSupport. This is the reason I won’t migrate so fast out of Java8 completely. This is a short one! I recently wrote about Java9 and Java10, but I also wanted to share my opinion about the (now not so) new 6 month release cycle of Java. LTS The term Long Term Support first dropped into my …

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java Java10 – what is coming our way?

Java10 – what is coming our way?

Reading Time: ~ 6 minutesJava10 is the second minor version after Java9 and it is just around the corner. What can we expect? It seems not that long ago that Java9 came out. Indeed I only have had time to explore it now! However the next minor version, Java10, is already on the making and almost there. Actually it …

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java Java9 – What is new and worthy?

Java9 – What is new and worthy?

Reading Time: ~ 12 minutesFinally Java9 I have finally got around to experimenting with some of the Java9 new features. Yes I know that I took my sweet time, however as usual of me: having 2000 parallel projects and always finding new and interesting topics to read upon or try, does not help to get around of checking what …

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musings Break the Product

Break the Product

Reading Time: ~ 3 minutesIf I start a new job now a days, there is so many things I do differently than the first time I’ve landed my first job. One of them is the fact that I would break the product I am to work with! Who is this for Of course if you are the boss you …

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Uncategorized Basic Terminology is NOT trivial

Basic Terminology is NOT trivial

Reading Time: ~ 3 minutesThe first time I read “Domain Driven Design”, there was something that resonated with me right away: the concept of the Ubiquitous Language. Shared Terminology The Ubiquitous Language is a term coined by Eric Evans on his DDD book which boils down to “a set of terms and ideas shared between all members of the project and …

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java Getdown Java – The funky application updater

Getdown Java – The funky application updater

Reading Time: ~ 10 minutesOk, let’s take this right out of the way and Getdown to the point: Other than the name recalling the famous song from Kool & the Gang (which incidentally you feel like your computer broke when watching the video clip) this post doesn’t have any relation to the funk movement. UNLESS of course you get, …

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practical 4 Easy Local Simple Webserver options you’ve got to try

4 Easy Local Simple Webserver options you’ve got to try

Reading Time: ~ 4 minutesAlright! You need to get in, test that webapp or api and get out! All you need is a quick and simple Webserver to do your testing. And although you could start installing some stack like LAMP/WAMP, JARHEAD or whatever other acronyms they got now, it might just be too much bloat to get the …

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java New Maven Project in IntelliJ

New Maven Project in IntelliJ

Reading Time: ~ 3 minutesLet’s create a new Maven Project in IntelliJ! It is quite easy. 4 Steps for creation of a Maven Project in IntelliJ Click on File > New > Project… Now select Maven as  the project type and click Next. No need to select an archetype or such… Fill in the fields with the values that fit …

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musings The Importance of Method

The Importance of Method

Reading Time: ~ 5 minutesRecently I was approached by someone close to me with a story about chaos, or the lack of method. This person works at a company where they are still growing and finding their way. This translates into processes not being well defined and confusions arise due to mismanaged expectations: – You should have done that …

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