Neil Buesing

Director, Real Time Data
20 years at Object Partners
27 years of Technology Experience

Neil has more than twenty-two years of Object oriented development experience, with fifteen years of experience with Java/J2EE application development. He has successfully delivered in the role of architect and as lead developer.

Over the past few years, his focus has been on real-time data solutions. Utilizing Kafka, Cassandra, Solr, Rabbit MQ, and other technologies.

docker – adding commands to containers

Introduction I am fully invested living within docker containers. Utilizing containers makes switching between versions of various applications easy. However, leveraging tools within that container can be frustrating; as many standard commands are missing. For .. 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

Testing GWT with GwtMockito

Introduction This article shows how to use Mockito’s doAnswer() and thenAnswer() to test hard to reach code usually written within a GWT application. The technique of calling anonymous inner classes from test code applies to .. READ MORE

Improving the GWT Async Callback

The core of GWT framework for async communication to the server is through the async callback interface. Its interface is rather simple, but unfortunately, as with a lot GWT development the simplicity is lost with .. READ MORE

How to Mock Final Classes in Unit Tests

Mocking has become a key component to writing effective unit-tests. It is a very useful strategy to write focused tests. Mocking frameworks make it easy to write test, but they have their limitations. Both Mockito .. READ MORE

Unit Testing your Persistence Tier code

While writing unit tests is now common, there is still a struggle for writing effective unit tests.  When it comes to an ORM persistence tier framework, a variety of solutions exist.  This article will discuss .. READ MORE