RESTish Wrapper for Hector/Cassandra data manipulation

2011-01-29 11:50:06 +0000

Introduction to RESTish

Building a simple Java none-blocking server

2011-01-28 08:38:32 +0000

Skillsweek reflection

2011-01-22 08:01:35 +0000

This week we were put into random groups of 5 at Uni. The group's role was to design a desktop application in java or c# as well as a website. While the scenario given is a bit absurd the specs had enough info to get on with it.

Useful links to free programming books (inc Thinking in C++ by Bruce Eckel)

2011-01-19 13:08:43 +0000

Just a quick post to mention a few useful links I came across today. Ever heard of  Bruce Eckel? A legend, really...anyway, I found an interesting post on StackOverflow today. Its a list of freely available programming/computer books, and while going through the list I found really good books on C++ (I've been trying to learn it). One of those books happened to be Bruce Eckel's, Thinking in C++, 2nd edition.

Some University courses are a waste of time!

2011-01-19 02:38:50 +0000

Since starting my undergraduate course it has become increasingly apparent that some courses offered by various Universities are a rip off and complete waste of time.

Plesk errors

2011-01-16 07:46:29 +0000

Fix wordpress blank page

2011-01-16 06:53:41 +0000

Now, I like many others use wordpress. Not just for blogging but for a range of things.

Setup SVN for your team

2011-01-12 22:13:15 +0000

Okay,as discussed earlier we will be using SVN as our version controller system.

Getting a work placement is ridiculously harder than expected.

2011-01-12 09:50:18 +0000

If you can maintain an 85+ average at University, you'd expect yourself to be able to get a work placement.

Java MultiMap or MultiValue Map

2011-01-12 02:29:00 +0000

In my recent course work I found the need for wanting to have a key value type object which maps one key to multiple values.