For my current customer I had to create an rss feed. In the java domain you immediately grab Rome to do the job. There was a catch. My customer wants (with good reason) to have feeds validated by the w3c feed validator. This turned out to be a slightly more complicated job. Luckily Rome [...]
The recent weeks I have been playing around with grails. When working with grails you have to learn groovy as well. Sometimes I am just amazed by the easiness of doing things with groovy. That is why I started out using groovy for a very small project (at least with groovy) to analyze an xml [...]
Last week I attended a groovy & grails training by SpringSource. My first introduction into grails is about 2 years a go. I attended a talk at the spring experience. Back than I liked it, tried it, but did not really use it. By now a lot has changed, most of all very good tool [...]
First and foremost an apology to all regular readers: I fully realize GridShore is not intended to deal with Microsoft technology (or whatever detritus is collected under that name). However, this one is such a beauty of having to go the long way to get things done that I don’t want to hold back.
For a project that I am working on Your-Scrum I need a lot of items in a list that are sortable. One Story is to have a backlog with stories that are sortable to reflect the importance. Using Domain Driven Design, I have created a rich domain model. Using the model, we can execute all [...]
This Monday my corporate laptop was upgraded. Last week I was in proud possession of an HP/Compaq NC6400, this week I have an IBM Lenovo R400 Thinkpad (an absolute Boer of a laptop, compared with the sleek and polished Compaq). It’s ugly and the control button is in the wrong place (which is inconvenient), but [...]
I guess everybody that has to do something with websites knows the possibilities of google analytics. I am also sure that not a lot of people know all possibilities. This is post is about one of those possibilities that you might never heard of. This post is about extracting data from your google analytics [...]
Based on a discussion on Linkedin i have created a Dutch post on Computable on the premises of XML and if they came true. Feel free to leave a comment there.