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Java is #1: But we knew that already

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s always nice to have your commitment to Java confirmed and this month it was TIOBE who showed that Java is still the number one most used programming languages, however, it’s share shrunk, by 4.19%, as did the second-place contender C, which shrunk by 6.69%. What does this mean? Are we seeing a shift in the languages developers [ continue reading ... ]

Switch Statements

January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Contrary to if-then-else statements, a switch statement can have numerous possible paths of execution. Switches works on primitive data types such as integer as well as enumerated types and newly introduced in Java 7 switch work with Strings. The following article Switch Statements and Gotchas shows how to use switch and identifies a few gotchas [ continue reading ... ]

Clean Code: Variables

December 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

We know how the code we write works, we understand it, we don’t need comments, its obvious, of course, we wrote it. This is what we all think and its true – well today its true, but tomorrow, next week, next year – its not likely to be so true. And do others understand the way you code? Is the code obvious to the new team member that must [ continue reading ... ]

Cloud IDE for Java EE development

July 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

With so many of the traditional software tools going to the cloud I want to see how they compare to traditional tools. My interest is Java EE technology and started to look for a cloud service that allowed me to develop, test and deploy a Java EE application. I review 7 cloud IDE [ continue reading ... ]