Web vs. native: let’s concede defeat – I feel it’s time to revisit the web vs. native debate, and concede defeat — or, at least, concede that the web cannot, and should not, compete with native when it comes to complex, app-like structures.
The RESTful cookbook – The RESTful cookbook website is inspired by the puppetcookbook from Dean Wilson, who created cookbook recipes on how to deal with some of the issues people are facing over and over again when using the Puppet Configuration management tool. This site however, is about dealing with issues and questions people are facing over and over again when trying to create RESTful APIs.
Writing type-safe JPA queries with QueryDSL – I became a fan of type-safe queries long time ago (unless I need plain SQL queries via JDBC). What are type-safe queries and how easily they can be maintained? Criteria, QueryDSL, JOOQ? This post is not about which framework is the best one. It’s about how easily implement JPA queries using QueryDSL.
Presentation: 42 IntelliJ IDEA Tips and Tricks in 45 Minutes – There are so many features in IntelliJ IDEA, but we’re going to concentrate on just 42, and we’re going to try and show them in 45 minutes. That’s around 1 tip per minute because we need to leave 3 minutes for Hello, Welcome and Thank you.
How Eddie Van Halen Hacks a Guitar #guitar – The guitar god is also an inventor and patent holder who has spent the better part of 35 years in this shop, rebuilding guitars and amps, searching for his signature sound
Using Core Data in Swift with Jesse Squires – In this talk Jesse Squires walks us through his attempt, and the new frustrations he found along the way. Presenting practical strategies for those moving away from an Objective-C model, he details the bugs and complexities you’ll likely encounter, how to work around them, and how Swift can bring new clarity to your model objects. We also learn how to harness Swift specific features, such as enums, in your NSManagedObject subclasses.
Code Review Best Practices – Briefly, a code review is a discussion between two or more developers about the suggested changes to the code to address an issue. Many articles talk about the benefits of code reviews, including knowledge sharing, code quality, and developer growth. I’ve