Often we try to avoid unexpected evil NullPointerExceptions, especially once we work with POJOs. However sometimes instead of fixing the problem, one unintentionally introduces it. What could be less harmful than checking for NULL and only if the object is good, getting its property? Best, if you could do it inline! MyType object = new MyType(); … Continue reading Devil in a tiny detail
Exactly one year ago I've spent 1 month working side by side with my Indian colleagues in the large office in Bangalore. This is one of the benefits working in international company and being part of the international project - opportunity to see different working and living world! First of all, before going to India … Continue reading Live and Work as an Indian
Well every time I think about implementing/using REST application, I am always having this stereotypical picture in mind: REST + JSON. However, REST is just Representation State Transfer paradigm and means only stateless, client-server, cacheable communication with uniform interface and the format the RESTful service will provide is an implementation detail. Interestingly enough there is even an … Continue reading Receiving XML via REST
As I promised, this blog will have broad range of topics. So today I would like to share some insights about top destination in Germany and the city I ended up living at the moment, heart of conservative state Bavaria - yes, about Munich. Munich (München) is the third largest city in Germany after Berlin and … Continue reading Grüß Gott, München!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rANER40aUxs&feature=youtu.be Since I mentioned Sandro Mancuso in my intro post, it would be unfair not to give him more space in my blog. This is the speech he recently gave in Software Craftsmanship meetup in Munich hosted by the company "Valtech". It is about "Teal Organizations" and his experience in building his own company based … Continue reading Different Company Experience
"...We should treat our blog as a record of our own learning and progression - a history of our thoughts, ideas..." - S. Mancuso, "The Software Craftsman" Every time I tempted to start a blog, I was always trying answer these questions first: do I have anything special to share? There are so many blogs out there which … Continue reading Why a “Rocket Science” blog? Intro