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.
I am a total Java geek that lives in Brookfield - WI (Milwaukee), making my living as an architect/developer, spending all my time with Java, J2EE, OO, Linux, and open source. In my spare time, when I am not in front of my computers, I spend every other minute with my other loves: My wife and daughter, books, music, guitars, Formula-1 racing and SCI-FI shows like StarGate and others.
At work, I spend most of my time dealing with architectural and security issues with plenty of work and personal play-time going into discovering the latest tool, framework, etc that will allow us to work faster, smarter and deliver better results. A lot of my time is also spent fire-fighting issues and coming up with solutions to interesting problems. :)
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