Monthly Archives: February 2012

Derek’s Dope List #24

Java Java: Fooled by java.util.Arrays.asList Patching Java at runtime Netty 3.3.1 Release Supports SPDY Protocol – interesting since Google developed the protocol as a replacement for TCP and uses it in Chrome for their services – search, gmail, etc. Chained … Continue reading

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Derek’s Dope List #23

Java Java — The second highest growth language on github, still #1 on tiobe Try Kotlin with the IntelliJ IDEA plugin How to report IntelliJ IDEA performance problems and take CPU snapshots Is Java Dead? Heck No! Apache Commons Lang … Continue reading

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Serious Tool – PureText

In continuing with my Serious Tools List series, next up is another very simple utility that I use everyday – PureText. It sits in the system tray waiting to leap into action: All it does is monitor the clipboard and … Continue reading

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Derek’s Dope List #22

Work Meetings: Where Work Goes to Die – Jeff Atwood (of Stack Overflow fame) nails it! Java New “Magic Constant” Inspection for Intellij libphonenumber – Google’s phone number handling library, powering Android and more Java 7: A complete invokedynamic example. … Continue reading

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Serious Tool Series Kickoff – ClipX!

I’ve decided to start a series of blog posts about tools that I use on a regular basis. So what do I consider a Serious Tool? It’s really any piece of software that makes my lazy life easier – period. … Continue reading

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Derek’s Dope List #21

Java Ultra low latency Event Store Json Java parsers / generators microbenchmark High performance libraries in Java Java book lists galore! 11 Most Influential Books Every Programmer / Developer Must Read Top 10 Java Books you don’t want to miss … Continue reading

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Derek’s Dope List #20

Java IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 build 114.65 – Bugs fixes plus Hibernate 4 support MongoDB with Spring Data project ManageEngine Enhances Java Apps Monitoring and Management – ensure that business servers and applications have high uptime Netflix: Announcing Astyanax Virgil goes … Continue reading

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