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02 Jun, 2010

A Grails App Demoing the StackExchange API

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

So I was making an attempt to catch up on my Google Reader‘ing this weekend and I came across this post on StackOverflow regarding the shiny new StackExchange API. That and a fresh 1.3.1 drop of Grails seemed like as good a reason as any to hack together a little app suitable for seeing what […]

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One of the most compelling things about using Groovy is the fluent and concise syntax, as well as the productivity and readability gains that come out of it. But there’s no reason not to take advantage of some of the same techniques and some library support, in this case google-collections, to make Java code easy […]

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That’s a whole lot of Gr8ness in the title, don’t you think? Ok, ok – I apologize for the pun. I whipped these up using the open source Gource visualization software and with HD content free on Youtube now, I just had to try that out too. Gource Gource is a software version control visualization […]

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11 Feb, 2010

A One Day Griffon Application/Presentation

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I took the opportunity this past weekend to test drive the latest beta version of Griffon and along with it the as-of-yet unreleased slideware plugin. If you’re not already aware, Griffon is a Grails inspired framework for creating Java Swing applications. The project lead, Andres Almiray, has given several presentations using this plugin and it […]

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25 Oct, 2009

Grails-UI DataTable using XML for a model

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

I had a great chance to play with some new stuff this weekend, namely Grails 1.2-M3, the new Grails REST plugin and Groovy in general. Awhile back I wrote some Groovy code to explore the various Jira, Fisheye and Crucible REST api’s using Apache HttpClient directly, and I wanted to see what it would like […]

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09 Sep, 2009

A Techno-Geek’s Guide to Encyclopedic Knowledge

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Do you make keeping up with technology a priority? Have you found a way to prevent drowning in the vast sea of content AND still keep abreast of everything you want to? Me neither, but here’s where I go to learn new things, find solutions and keep up with the general state of the union […]

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