Where is Craig McClanahan(Author of Struts 1.x)?

Firstly, a little background on why I like Struts…please bear with me. I started my career as a java developer in 2006. That time my team lead strongly believes that freshers should work on core technologies without any tools for at-least 6 months so that they will get a chance to learn basics and have […]

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Unable to create a maven project using appfuse archetypes?

I don’t know why sometimes when i tried to create a Maven project using one of appfuse archetypes, eclipse throws error saying unable to create maven project. I resolved it by doing following: Window–>Preferences–>Maven–>ArchetypesAdd Remote Catalog : http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/archetype-catalog.xml Now I am able to create maven projects using Appfuse archetypes.

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Are frameworks making developers dumb?

Last week I got to take interviews to hire senior java developers with around 5 years of experience. But after the interview process is over I felt like the frameworks makes developers life easier but at the same time making them dumb. Everyone puts almost all the new frameworks on their resume claiming they have […]

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Syntax Highlighting

To enable syntax highlighting on blogspot follow the below steps. Go to Design –> EditHTML–>Edit Template section Add the following just before </head> <!– Add-in CSS for syntax highlighting –> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shCore.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushCpp.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushCSharp.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushCss.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushDelphi.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushJava.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushJScript.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script src=’http://syntaxhighlighter.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Scripts/shBrushPhp.js’ type=’text/javascript’/> <script […]

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Finally you need to deliver DeveloperWrittenCode.WAR, not Manager’sManagerialSkills.zip

Some IT managers perspective on developers made me to write this post. A managing director of a company telling to delivery head that We need not worry about developers. If we go around the villages with a car and get the people who just completed their school and give him a computer with internet connection […]

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