geeky · java

Java concurrency – Multiple queue monitors

At work, I’ve implemented a queue monitor batch application. Due to business rule changes, it now needs to monitor two queues. Instead of creating another batch application, I really wanted to stick with the same application but just create two threads, each monitoring its own queue. However, the twist I need is to have the… Continue reading Java concurrency – Multiple queue monitors

geeky · java

m2eclipse plugin jdk warning

More info – old issue but I ran into it on every freaking machine at home. After I installed the m2eclipse plugin on Eclipse 3.6, I keep getting the following warning on the console: The solution that worked for me is changing the shortcut properties for eclipse e.g. I couldn’t get the eclipse.ini updates to… Continue reading m2eclipse plugin jdk warning

geeky · java

Eclipse 3.6 Auto Static Import

After I started using JUnit 4, I really want Eclipse to automatically import org.junit.Assert.* statically for me. So when I do ctrl+space on methods like assertTrue, it will do: for me. I’ve figured it out for a while but I’ve been noticing it conflicting with my save action -> organize imports setting. I finally got… Continue reading Eclipse 3.6 Auto Static Import

geeky · java · rants

Grails: I will not use you

After the cijug presentation on Grails, I’ve decided I will not use it. I know Grails is hot and cool but I don’t like it. It’s probably just a personal preference. Why don’t I want to use Grails It’s built on spring and hibernate, so why not just use them directly? It’s just adding another… Continue reading Grails: I will not use you

geeky · rants

jQuery UI even though you disappointed me, I still figured you out

So I upgraded to jQuery UI version 1.8.2 at work and thought that I should instead of using the autocomplete plugin which is deprecated, switch over to use the jQuery UI build-in autocomplete widget. jQuery UI autocomplete widget is NOTHING like the original jQuery autocomplete plugin!!! At least by jQuery UI version 1.8.2 it’s not.… Continue reading jQuery UI even though you disappointed me, I still figured you out