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SpringOne 2GX – Final Day

SpringOne 2GX wrapped up yesterday, but I had to make a mad dash to the airport (only to sit and wait for the jet to have some mechanical work done) so I didn’t get to write my closing thoughts until

Posted in Agile, code, Groovy/Grails, java, OpenSource, ProfessionalStuff, SoftwareDev

SpringOne 2GX – Day 3

It was another great full day of sessions at SpringOne 2GX in New Orleans. I attended 5 interesting sessions and got about as much technical info loaded into my brains as is reasonably expected in one day.

Posted in Agile, code, Groovy/Grails, java, OpenSource, ProfessionalStuff, SoftwareDev

SpringOne 2GX – Day 2

Today was a great full day of sessions at SpringOne 2GX in New Orleans. I went to 5 sessions and had a great time at lunch and the evening reception meeting new people.

Posted in Agile, code, Groovy/Grails, java, OpenSource, ProfessionalStuff, SoftwareDev

SpringOne 2GX – Day 1

Had a great time at SpringOne 2GX today. Basically it was registration, mingling and the keynote, but it was good.

Posted in Agile, code, Groovy/Grails, OpenSource, ProfessionalStuff, SoftwareDev

Finding Celerity

This weekend I wanted to get ahead on one of my tasks at work, which was to write some Watir scripts that would help us do a small load test on a new application we have and the server infrastructure

Posted in Agile, code, OpenSource, SoftwareDev

It's Alive!!!… the build server, that is.

We were finally able to procure a build server so I spent some time over the last few days setting up Hudson for the first time.  For the first project I used one of the projects we already have setup

Posted in Agile, code, OpenSource, SoftwareDev

Messing with Selenium and Watir

Wow… long time since I posted. We have an application that is getting ready to go live for the customers of my customers and I wanted to do some load testing of the solution. The application was written by a

Posted in Agile, code, java, OpenSource, SoftwareDev

Hibernating with WebSphere and a non-journaling DB2/400 system

A few years ago, I worked as a consultant at a company that used DB2/400 as its main database platform.  The company did not have journaling ‘turned on’ so their database platform did not support transactions/commit control.  This did seem odd

Posted in code, java, OpenSource, Portal, SoftwareDev

Open source application servers. A tough decision ahead for us.

One of the cool things about the new job I will _officially_ be starting in November is that we are going to look to use open source tools first.  The biggest choice we have to make on that front is

Posted in code, java, OpenSource, ProfessionalStuff, SoftwareDev

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