This past week I had a new laptop shipped to me and, like anyone awaiting an expensive new toy, I tracked the package every step of the way. The morning after the laptop left China, I checked the tracking log which looked much like the above image. … Read more
Archive for the ‘programming’ Category
If your application is logging events to a file, chances are that you often find yourself using tail to monitor that file. If you are using a logging library, chances are that your logging events are classified in differing orders of severity. Wouldn’t it be nice to make severe errors readily … Read more
Victor Ng: Eeek… India invades my space:
I just came face to face with a product (and a dev team) that I’ll most likely be competing with. I was also told that the entire team is located in Bombay India. [...] The demo today wasn’t some shoddy piece … Read more
As the Tomcat user mailing list has not been much help in solving two annoying Tomcat issues, I hereby invoke the Lazy Web!
The first issue involves Tomcat blocking on a call to HttpServletRequest.getSession(). This seems to only … Read more
The Fishbowl: When is a constant not a constant?. Charles Miller posts one of those “Guess what this code does” challenges, and it’s in Java. I prayed that I wasn’t right, but was sickened when I ran the code and discovered the worst. Ugh. I’m not … Read more