java

The current state of logging frameworks for Java

Logging is a commodity, which is argot to mean that I simply don't care as long as it gets out of the way. Recently I had to revisit my own logging decisions based on a single tip: Google Closure Compiler (the library we are using to minify our javascript files)…

My top list of java tools

Lack of imagination is one of our worst sins as software developers. We do the same things over and over again, but we rarely modify our ways - me at least. After some years, these are the tools that made it into my tricks box for everyday tasks. Tiresome operations…