Month: June 2008

There is always more than one way

This is a follow-up of sorts on my post on checked Exceptions in Java. The Apocalisp blog has an interesting series (part 1, 2, and 3) on using a functional programming style for your exception handling in Java. The series ends in actually removing Exceptions entirely from the majority of […]

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Cruise Missile Cousin

We have a tool we call the Cruise Missile that tells us how our build is running on each of our projects. We put it together pretty quickly but it does a good job of telling everyone at youDevise how our development is going. Cruise Missile has lots of relatives, […]

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Checked Exceptions Are Wrong

Please note that this opinion is mine (and others as listed in the articles). This is not an edict that all code at YouDevise should be written without throws clauses. Just some food for thought. So, it has been a bit mellow on the blog lately. I want to liven […]

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Source control woes

One of my Dev Services task this week was to investigate alternative source control systems to replace the aging CVS. Although the original plan was to move to SVN, it was decided to play around with a few distributed source control systems such as Git, Mercurial and Darcs. The main […]

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