Finding myself in a situation of needing to increment values in a map in Java, I was curious to see what the most efficient way to do so. Said piece of code will be looped over thousands of times and … Continue reading
I’m currently setting up a new Hibernate project and finally getting around to trying out JPA annotations instead of using any Hibernate configuration or mapping files– what the hell took me so long!!??! Anyhow, among the many gotchas I came … Continue reading
As both a fan and user of the great technologies Python, and the Sun JVM (primarily via Java), I was very happy to come across this eWeek article which says that Sun announced the hiring of two key Python engineers. … Continue reading
I can’t say I’m an avid reader of Dilbert by any means, but today’s comic features a mention of Java: Don’t bother. I already coded a Java app to do everything you do. Good stuff.
My blog postings have been fairly sparse since starting a new position earlier this year, but it’s nice to finally be able to show some of the things happening at my not-so-new job. My employer, Me.dium, just announced today the … Continue reading
One of the newer features of Java as of 1.4 is non-blocking IO, yet it’s very hard to find decent documentation about it or even a simple tutorial. NIO is a very powerful feature but easy to get wrong given … Continue reading
Not to directly pick on Peter Bell at all (he’s a very smart guy and I really enjoy his blog, so this is nothing personal at all), I just noticed something he mentioned in a recent comment on a blog … Continue reading