Eric Foster-Johnson

Principal Consultant
17 years at Object Partners
35 years of Technology Experience

Eric has decades of industry experience in designing and developing complex enterprise software, including designing and developing Grails and Java EE solutions to tough client problems. He has experience leading development teams, mentoring developers, and helping troublesome projects get back onto a success track. He has lead teams in both traditional and agile settings.

Potential Gotcha When Upgrading Spring MVC

Bizarre JavaScript errors surfaced after upgrading Spring and Spring MVC. Here’s what we found.

The problem appeared when we had a form-backing object that held a list of child objects and some complex JavaScript for interacting with the form. Spring’s form tags starting at version 2.5 treat collections differently than in older versions, although this wasn’t apparent at first.

Short Tips for Creating Mobile Web Content

As smart mobile phones such as the iPhone or the Palm Pre offer a better Web-browsing experience, it becomes easier to offer access to enterprise Web applications from these devices. This article includes a few tips for creating mobile-facing content, including dealing with default scaling issues.

CSS Layout Using YUI

Typical Web pages use one or more ways to lay out pages. The most common means are table-based layout and CSS layout. CSS layout means you use CSS styles to place major blocks of your .. READ MORE