Here’s how to solve America’s developer shortage – JavaWorld

I want to write more about this article when I get a chance. Having recently been back on the job market I have some opinions about this. I don’t think there is a shortage of IT workers. Rather, I think there is a shortage of GOOD ones. Here’s how to solve America’s developer shortage –… Continue reading Here’s how to solve America’s developer shortage – JavaWorld

Inner vs. Outer Join

Here is a really good visual explanation of different types of SQL joins. I was recently asked what the difference was, and while I knew the answer, I fumbled to articulate it. I should have simply said “An inner joint results in a subset or overlap of results and an outer join results in a… Continue reading Inner vs. Outer Join

10 programming languages that could shake up IT – JavaWorld

10 programming languages that could shake up IT – JavaWorld.

Apache Commons Configuration with JBoss 5

Here’s a problem that frustrated me for a bit: When using Apache Commons Configuration under JBoss 5, I kept running into the following error when attempting to save to my configuration file (which was a resource under the deployed /classes path): ERROR [org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.[jboss.web].[localhost].[/xxxx].[xxxx]] (http-0.0.0.0-8080-1) Servlet.service() for servlet flint threw exception java.net.UnknownServiceException: protocol doesn’t support output… Continue reading Apache Commons Configuration with JBoss 5