Dealing with technical debt

codeartisan: Jon Moore: Cracking down on technical debt: Generally, as the folks with the technical ability to recognize it, it is the development team’s responsibility to try to avoid accruing technical debt while producing product. Failing that, it is their responsibility to recognize/document existing debt and to advocate for its removal. However, note that there […]

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lang:groovy – extend your Spring app with scripting

The Spring Framework offers many ways to ease application development and maintenance, but one that gets my interest really going is its dynamic language support. codehaus: Dynamic language beans in Spring codehaus: Groovy and JMX raible designs: Using Dynamic Languages with Spring with Rod Johnson and Guillaume LaForge organic thoughts: Spring Meets Groovy!

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Philly Future Status: In Transition

DNS is still propagating so there are two status messages to pay attention to on Philly Future. Each alerts you to whether you are using the new Philly Future, and can resume posting and commenting, or the old. Hopefully by noon we will be in better hosting environment, one that is more reliable, better performing, […]

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Philly Future Status: Dreamhost has shut us down

Yesterday, March 11th, at 6:23 PM, a Dreamhost staffer alerted me that Philly Future was incurring too much database load and that they were disabling it: Hello, I am sorry but I had to disable your database (it was single-handedly killing the database server – the load was around 20 and is now down under […]

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