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Author Archives: Felix Leipold
The JVM has become a standard execution environment for a lot of server code. It’s no longer only Java, but also languages such as Scala, Kotlin and Clojure that target the JVM. However, for creating everyday command line tools I … Continue reading
I have just released version 2.2.0 of jproc, a handy library to run external programs from Java. It is nice to use a serious programming language (whichever JVM language you consider serious) rather than just bash, if things get a … Continue reading
A good error / exception message should provide enough information to pinpoint a problem. In most modern languages there is a stack trace feature that will show how the program got to the point where it broke. Unfortunately this information … Continue reading
On our current project we practise continuous integration and we perform weekly releases. To simplify the decision whether a particular build is fit for production we introduced a release candidate report that contains all the information that we usually take … Continue reading
I recently wrote a sbt plugin that produces tabular test reports. My motivation was to get better insights into the reliability of our test suite. Due to good discipline most failures that occur are caused by flakiness of tests that … Continue reading
The Problem In almost every serious software development effort that entails integrating different systems multiple environments are being used throughout development, testing and the production use of the system. Each of these environments typically contains a number of systems, that … Continue reading
At programmiersportgruppe I blogged about the go-defrustrator, a userscript that dynamically improves Go’s user interface.
This Saturday I made a rather chilling discovery. Most people in my generation know the ingenious prankster Emil i Lönnerberga. And – as the wikipedia article states – we were lead to believe that he grew up to be a … Continue reading
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