My JavaOne Experience

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my second JavaOne conference. It was my first since 2009 and thus my first since Oracle took the reigns from Sun. It was also the first where .. READ MORE

Inline initialization of Java Maps

Inline initialization of maps in Java has been a sign of weakness in the Java language. This approach has given me the most concise way to initialize maps, while meeting all of my goals. Goals: .. READ MORE

Presentation: Grails REST with Client-side Javascript

Download Full Presentation The highly-productive Grails web application framework combines the powerful Groovy language with the tried-and-true Spring and Hibernate frameworks. JavaScript client-side frameworks (such as Backbone.js and Angular.js) simplify developing high-power dynamic, cross-browser apps. .. READ MORE