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jinfo: Command-line Peeking at JVM Runtime Configuration

In several recent blogs (in my reviews of the books Java EE 7 Performance Tuning and Optimization and WildFly Performance Tuning in particular), I have referenced my own past blog posts ...
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Autoboxing, Unboxing, and NoSuchMethodError

J2SE 5 introduced numerous features to the Java programming language. One of these features is autoboxing and unboxing, a feature that I use almost daily without even thinking about ...
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Books That Have Most Influenced My Software Development Career

I have read numerous books on software development and have learned valuable things from most of them, but a small subset of these books has significantly influenced me and how I develop ...
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Applying S.T.O.P. To Software Development

The acronym STOP (or STOPP) is used by several organizations (United States Army, Hunter’s Ed, Mountain Rescue, Search and Rescue, Boy Scouts of America), often for describing ...
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Custom Cassandra Data Types

In the blog post Connecting to Cassandra from Java, I mentioned that one advantage for Java developers of Cassandra being implemented in Java is the ability to create custom Cassandra ...
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I Don’t Think That Software Development Word Means What You Think It Means

There are several terms used inappropriately or incorrectly in software development. In this post, I look at some of these terms and the negative consequences of misuse of these terms. “agile” The ...
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Connecting to Cassandra from Java

In my post Hello Cassandra, I looked at downloading the Cassandra NoSQL database and using cqlsh to connect to a Cassandra database. In this post, I look at the basics of connecting ...
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Hello Cassandra

A colleague recently told me about several benefits of Cassandra and I decided to try it out. Apache Cassandra is described in A Quick Introduction to Apache Cassandra as “one ...
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Handy New Map Default Methods in JDK 8

The Map interface provides some handy new methods in JDK 8. Because the Map methods I cover in this post are implemented as default methods, all existing implementations of the Map ...
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Programmatic Access to Sizes of Java Primitive Types

One of the first things many developers new to Java learn about is Java’s basic primitive data types, their fixed (platform independent) sizes (measured in bits or bytes in terms ...
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