Java Power Tools is now available on Safari! You can also check out a very detailed Table of Contents on the O'Reilly site, including many extracts from the book. It's a pleasure to see it finally out, as it was a lot of work!
PMD is an excellent static code analysis tool, with a rich set of rules regarding coding best practices and potential errors. The trick is working out which rules apply for your code.
The Java Power Tools Bootcamp is coming up fast -
The lads at Sonatype have just released a new Maven Repository Manager, called Nexus.
According to the Nexus web site, this is a rewrite of the deceased Proximity repository manager. I was never too fussed with Proximity, but Nexus is very cool.
I've been using SpringIDE for my Spring applications for a while now, and it is a very nice tool. It makes visualising your Spring configuration files, navigating through beans, and spotting configuration errors, much easier all round. Not to mention the nice Spring Webflow editor.
I will be talking for Software Quality NZ in Wellington on the 17th of April, at 4pm at Equinox house. The topic of the talk is as follows:
The much-awaited Java Power Tools will be out soon, really!
I came across an interesting issue with the Hamcrest asserts today. I have a method that returns a list of domain objects, as shown here:
List<Stakeholder> stakeholders = stakeholderManager.findByName("Telecom");