New book: Mockito

I'm really excited...feel like a kid on xmas day. I received a copy of the book, Practical Unit Testing with TestNG and Mockito.  The important element is Mockito. I've used mock objects in the past but with a fairly basic understanding. This book provides in-depth coverage of mock objects with Mockito. So I'm psyched that I finally have a definitive [...]

By |2012-07-09T15:44:59-04:00July 9, 2012|Agile, Test Driven Development, XP|Comments Off on New book: Mockito

How To Validate SmartGWT Forms

In this post, we will learn how to validate SmartGWT forms. We will develop the following form. User Form Validation Rules This form has the following validation rules [table id="6" /] The SmartGWT API provides a collection of validators in the package in the package com.smartgwt.client.widgets.form.validator. Constructing the Form Let's start  out by building the form. This will [...]

By |2012-07-09T05:26:39-04:00July 9, 2012|GWT, How-To, Java|2 Comments

FTPing files with Java

On my last project, we had a requirement to send a file to an FTP server. We've all used FTP servers at some point in time. However, I never had to access an FTP via Java code. After a quick Google search, I came across the Jakarta Commons NET package. This package provides a collection of network related classes for [...]

By |2012-07-05T14:01:22-04:00July 5, 2012|How-To, Java|Comments Off on FTPing files with Java

Conference Slides from EclipseCon 2012

I just stumbled on the website for EclipseCon. EclipseCon is a conference for users/developers of Eclipse. The conference slides are all on-line and freely available. I just scanned the list and found some sessions that are really interesting. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Build Continuous Delivery: Delivering software quickly to your users Agile XXL: Scaling Agile [...]

By |2012-07-04T17:47:17-04:00July 4, 2012|Agile, Scrum, Software Project Management, XP|Comments Off on Conference Slides from EclipseCon 2012

Continuous Integration

I found a very good presentation on Continuous Integration. The presentation was developed by Sebastian Bergmann. The complete presentation is available here. I selected a couple of slides from the presentation that are very valuable.

By |2012-07-02T20:57:11-04:00July 2, 2012|Agile, Scrum, XP|Comments Off on Continuous Integration

Sending a Fax from Java

In this post, I  will show you how to send a fax from Java. You have a number of different options, free and commercial. The current state of the market is in favor of commercial solutions for the following reasons: good documentation and excellent support. I will cover the commercial solution from Interfax. (full disclaimer: I do not work for [...]

By |2012-07-02T13:34:23-04:00July 2, 2012|How-To, Java|Comments Off on Sending a Fax from Java

My Bookshelf: SOA, Spring, Hibernate, GWT, TDD/JUnit, Agile, Scrum, Continuous Integration

Here's a snapshot of my bookshelf. Just a snippet of a much larger library. Nice collection of books on SOA, Spring, Hibernate, GWT, TDD/JUnit, Agile, Scrum, Continuous Integration [nggallery id=1 template=caption]

By |2012-07-01T16:46:41-04:00July 1, 2012|Agile, GWT, Java, Maven, Passion, Scrum, SOA, Software Project Management, Spring, Test Driven Development, XP|Comments Off on My Bookshelf: SOA, Spring, Hibernate, GWT, TDD/JUnit, Agile, Scrum, Continuous Integration
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