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How to add an IntelliJ project to GitHub

Although the GitHub docs contains good info on how to add an existing GitHub project to your local machine, how to add an existing (unversioned) project from your local machine to GitHub ...
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Testing for expected exceptions in JUnit

Unit tests are used to verify that a piece of code operates as the developer expects it to. Sometimes, that means checking that the code throws expected exceptions too. JUnit is the ...
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Java7 – A look back

I started writing a blog post on what’s new in the upcoming Java8 release, and thought I would start by doing a quick look back at what Java7 brought to us. Java7 was released back ...
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Java8

Java8 isn’t scheduled for for release until March 2014, but early release versions have been available for a while. Some of the most interesting new features are:Streams Functional ...
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Stacks and Queues in Java

I have been working on some Java code recently that required both a stack and a queue. The choices to use aren’t immediately obvious. There is a Queue interface, but no clear concrete ...
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Software Quality via Unit Testing

The following post is based on a talk I gave at Desert Code Camp 2013. See also the associated slide deck. Software quality is critical to consistently and continually delivering new ...
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Builder Pattern: Good for code, great for tests

I’ve found the builder design pattern occasionally useful in code, but frequently useful in tests. This article is a quick summary of the pattern in general, followed by look at a ...
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