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Blog Archive for johnsmart during October 2008

Nowadays, more than ever, developers need to be productive. Ultra-productive. Organizations need to optimize the added value they get out of their development projects, and should be actively looking for ways to do it. Of course, you can adopt the traditional approach - work harder. 16H work-days, no weekends, to smooth over unforeseen complications in your project. But wouldn't be better just...
For anyone who missed out on the previous Java Power Tools Bootcamps in Wellington, you'll be pleased to know that another bootcamp has been scheduled in Wellington for the 25th-28th of November. Some courses are about getting certified in a particular technology. Others try to teach you a particular framework or API. The Java Power Tools Bootcamp is different. The aim of the Java Power Tools...
Subversion 1.5 makes it pretty easy to set up a simple replicated architecture, either for backs or for load distribution. Following up on a
Hudson is a great little Continuous Integration server. One of Kosuke's more recent innovations has been to add a feature that lets you install Hudson as a service on Windows. A very useful feature indeed, as previously this was a fairly non-trivial operation. But what if you're running Hudson on a Linux server? Now there are a few ways to do this. One possibility for example is to install...