This year, 2009, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of a landmark moment for (Dutch) computing science: it is 50 years ago this year that Edsger Wybe Dijkstra, The Netherlands’ most famous computing scientist, published his Shortest Path Algorithm in Numerische Mathematik, the German journal of numerical mathematics.
The shortest path algorithm is a solution to [...]
The complete story of combining a lot of different technologies and a lot of different blog post and articles found on the web. There are multiple good posts around this topic, but none of them gave the exact solution I needed. Therefore I write this blog post, maybe someone else can use this as well.
This is a short post about the new java support for google appengine. The Basic steps are described very well at google, check the getting started manual. Here I just describe my experiences with my first java based application for google appengine. I concentrate on the usage of intellij. In coming posts I will create [...]
As many other developers, I’ve been used to the fat service layer and the anemic domain model of the transaction script pattern. In that programming model, immutability is pretty much as rare as a Dodo. However, I have been investigating the rich domain model pattern lately (as you can read in my previous post) and [...]
This year, 2009, is the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin‘s birth and the 150th anniversary of the first publication of On the Origin of Species. In this famous publication Darwin launched his notion of how species’ survival is dictated by their ability to make the most efficient use of the available resources in their environment, [...]