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Education

Just recently I was engaged to assist with an application that wasn’t behaving. The application, running in a 1.7.0_45 JVM, relied heavily on a 3rd party SAAS framework. That vendor provided my client with a list of 26 different JVM flags that should be set. When faced with this long list of flags I couldn’t resist asking why all the flags and why these flags. After all there are more than 700...
on Dec 11, 2013
 In 1996, a group that I was working with devised a development process which we called Defect Driven Design, otherwise known as D3. We were a bit disappointed by not surprised that D3 never really caught on but just recently I saw a glimmer of hope for a revival. It was quite a surprise when about a year ago when Cameron Prudy started telling me about this great methodology called Defect...
on Nov 29, 2011