Sunday, August 23, 2009

2009-08-23 Sunday - FindBugs - Missing Classes

If you get a warning from FindBugs about missing classes, then you probably need to make sure that all of the jar files are referenced by the auxClasspath entry.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

2009-08-11 Tuesday - Misc

My next addition to my development environment:

Western Digital WDH1Q20000N My Book Studio Edition 2TB External Hard Drive with Quad Interface FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0 and eSATA (Silver)






How to Create Your First iPhone Application

MIT: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

2009-08-10 Tuesday - Better Software Design and Coding Skills

Here are some articles that will stimulate your mind on improving your software design and coding skills:

The Pragmatic Bookshelf: Tell, Don't Ask

Metaphysical Developer: Closures, Collections and some Functional Programming

Andrew Binstock: Perfecting OO's Small Classes and Short Methods

Some of the ideas that Stephan Schmidt writes on his blog (Code Monkeyism) will probably surprise you - as they challenge some conventional wisdom as taught in university computer science courses...but the ideas are worth thinking about:
Never, never, never use String in Java (or at least less often :-)

Go Ahead: Next Generation Java Programming Style

Friday, August 07, 2009

2009-08-07 Friday - Equipment Upgrades

Tonight I added two Samsung P2070 monitors to my work area.

I also added a Logitech S520 Cordless Desktop Keyboard & mouse.

So far, very pleased with the new equipment. I especially like the simple and functional design of the Logitech keyboard.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

2009-08-06 Wednesday - Seattle 2.0 Startup Day 2009

Seattle 2.0 Startup Day 2009, Saturday, September 26th
StartupDay 2009 is the conference for pre-entrepreneurs interested in founding or joining a tech startup. Learn what’s important for creating a tech business from scratch. Meet one-on-one with advisors. Learn how to pick the right idea, build your team, fund the business, build your product, bring it to market and make a profit

2009-08-06 Wednesday - GovLoop.com

GovLoop - Social Network for Government 2.0