Monthly Archives: January 2005

E = MC Hawking

Thanks to Jeremy’s blog I discovered the MC Hawking CD. I’ve been listening to it for a few days and if you’re a rap loving nerd, this CD is for you! Don’t miss the flash movie.

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Continuous integration with Cruise Control video

Mike Clark made this short quicktime video on continuous integration with Cruise Control. I love these kinds of videos (similar to the Ruby on Rails video) and would like to see more of them.

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Tackling ORM on existing databases with Hibernate and iBatis

At my company we have 50+ MySQL databases on one server that have the same schema for the purpose of partitioning data (due to the size of each database). The decision goes back before my time and of course there … Continue reading

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I want my email address for life

I’ve had the same @iname email address for about 8 years now. I’ve been using’s Iname forwarding service to forward to wherever I’m keeping my mail (usually on a Linux box I host) so that whenever I want to … Continue reading

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Java based Marine Wireless Navigation Server

I've finally completed a project that I've been thinking/scheming over for a couple of years. The java based Marine Wireless NMEA Navigation Server. Right up there with software engineering, my other really big passion is boats. I love sailing and … Continue reading

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Maven Data Access Kickstart

In learning Maven over the weekend I set about the process of creating a Maven Data Access Kickstart project (with Spring, Hibernate, JUnit, DBUnit, and XDoclet). Here's my Mavenized data access kickstart project if you're interested: maven-dao-kickstart-0.1.tgz One of the … Continue reading

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Learning Maven

I set aside some time this weekend to learn Maven which I continue to hear a lot about and until this weekend knew very little about. I was definitely impressed, I'll be hard pressed to go back to using Ant … Continue reading

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Tapestry in Action

On a very long flight to Germany and back I started digging into Howard Lewis Ship's book Tapestry in Action. I am very impressed with Tapestry so far. It does have a fairly steep learning curve compared to your more … Continue reading

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