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Category Archives: technical

  1. How to do variable/conditional SQL sorting order of results July 25, 2010

    Posted in help notes, technical.

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  2. Where to start learning Java if you are a PHP person? June 9, 2010

    Posted in how to, technical.

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  3. Multi-threaded Homework Problem June 1, 2010

    Posted in how to, technical.

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  4. … and I nailed the javadoc January 7, 2010

    Posted in help notes, technical.

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  5. Woot! I crashed the javac January 7, 2010

    Posted in help notes, technical.

    2 comments
  6. Generic annoyances in java January 6, 2010

    Posted in help notes, technical.

    1 comment
  7. Gmail and the Electrical Grid: Looks the same September 2, 2009

    Posted in technical.

    3 comments
  8. Mac OSX — the most insecure OS around August 7, 2009

    Posted in broken, how to, technical.

    4 comments
  9. Code Review #8: When to comment March 16, 2009

    Posted in code review, management.

    1 comment
  10. Why and when to wrap external library classes March 16, 2009

    Posted in code review, hibernate, technical.

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  11. Interfaces vs. abstract classes March 14, 2009

    Posted in code review, technical.

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  12. Code Review #7 – Comment the “why” not the “what” March 4, 2009

    Posted in code review, management, technical.

    7 comments
  13. Not commenting code is dangerous to your career March 4, 2009

    Posted in code review, management.

    3 comments
  14. MacOSX and hostname January 15, 2009

    Posted in help notes, technical.

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  15. Website performance tips May 9, 2008

    Posted in help notes.

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  16. Code Review #6 – ‘Too smart’ aka scared of being dumb May 6, 2008

    Posted in code review, management, technical.

    1 comment
  17. where, oh where is the list of all those magic -XX java parameters? January 10, 2008

    Posted in help notes.

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  18. Code Review #5 – splurge on reporting configuration errors October 30, 2007

    Posted in code review, technical.

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  19. Code Review #4: Always read the documentation/code – a.k.a. java.net.URL is evil September 9, 2007

    Posted in code review, technical.

    5 comments
  20. Code Review #3: Use the debugger to check “working” code September 7, 2007

    Posted in code review, technical.

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  21. Code Review #2: “It ain’t stored until the database says it is” September 3, 2007

    Posted in code review, technical.

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  22. Code Review #1: Masking of Throwables September 3, 2007

    Posted in code review, technical.

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  23. Code Reviews September 3, 2007

    Posted in code review, management, technical.

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  24. microsoft spin machine in action (watch out for the suds) August 17, 2007

    Posted in technical.

    1 comment
  25. explain this August 13, 2007

    Posted in help notes, technical.

    4 comments