Category Archives: Technical stuff

ask you shall receive… at least with chrome.

Using AWS and it can require a number of tabs open, that are closely related. So, from time to time, I may want to reload all tabs, and skim through them. I did a simple google search “chrome is there a way … Continue reading

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Even with Docker, you should RTFM

Before you get too deep into Docker, it would be a great idea to fully understand the difference between a Docker container, and a full Virtual Machine. There are some good YouTube videos, and articles. I would strongly recommend you read the … Continue reading

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Unable to share folders on a VMWware Ubuntu LTS 14 guest

The title describes the problem I was having. It took me longer than I would have liked to find this solution post, but who knows what I was doing. Solution. Anyways, hope it does the same for you.  

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Velocity highlighting in Notepad++

I wanted some Velocity Highlighting, and found this. It had an archive, made by whoever owns this site. The readme in the archive was in German. I’ve added an English translation. I also added one new operator pattern to it. You can … Continue reading

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grails – I get it…

A couple of years back, I was a longtime and loyal, WebWork (1 and 2), Struts (1 and 2) user. I was very reluctant to even try newfangled frameworks like GWT, or Grails. I thought that using Hibernate, Spring, I … Continue reading

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Best jQuery plugin explanantion I’ve read…

OK, so I’m trying too use jQuery, and I wanted to read up on it. After some searching on the well documented jQuery site, I found this post. No hyperbole. This is one of the best tutorials I’ve read in … Continue reading

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KivaStream…

Finally, I’ve been working on this, off and on, for a little while now. I primarily made this to promote the awesome Kiva. Kiva helps a ton of people every day! Here’s some thing wrap your mind around – In … Continue reading

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Using JSON for GWT

If you’re going to use JSON for a GWT application, truly, you should truly RTFM… JavaScript overlay types are to the rescue. Especially if your data source is on server remote to your module(s). I’d start here Coding Basics – … Continue reading

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simple v better…

Assume you have a system in which a patient can schedule appointments with a given doctor. In this system, aside from being able to create an appointment, the both the doctor and the patient should be able to modify a … Continue reading

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twig is awesome…

Brian M. introduced me to Twig about a week ago, and it’s awesome! I’m a long time Hibernate user. Over the years, like everyone else, I come to really appreciate the 80-90% that Hibernate does for you. Basically, the things … Continue reading

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