Design Patterns

The class I’m teaching this week and next is a massive, customized combination of Design Patterns, JSTL, JSF, Spring, and Hibernate. It’s going to be an adventure. Today, though, we were digging into patterns. Design patterns has usually been my favorite course to teach. If teaching is all about giving people the ability to do… Read More

World Traveler

One of the cool things about this job is that every once in a while I get an email like this: —————————————— From: one of my training company clients To: Me Subject: Want to go to Europe next week for us? Would you like to go to Amsterdam next week to teach an Ajax class… Read More

Philadelphia and Fun with RAD6

Back to Philly this week, doing servlets and JSPs with RAD6.  At least they remembered to install RAD6 this time.  Last week they didn't, and it took four hours to download and install the product.  I might even try running the updater and see what happens. In the meantime, it's Hibernate some more.  I'm going… Read More

Westborough, MA

I wrote a nice, long post, hit the "Publish" button, and was rewarded with the dreaded 404 Not Found error. I guess I shouldn't be surprised — computer networks have not been kind to me lately. I think I forgot to swing the mouse cable over my head counterclockwise when I sacrified that chicken by… Read More