Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Java 8 Collection Updates - Slides and Code

Here are the slides from my presentation at the Nashville Java User Group on April 1, 2014. Also, I've got the Hack-n-Slash code samples from the presentation available on GitHub. They run as JUnit tests, so you can explore them, tinker with them, and see them in action!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Writing Small Methods... No, I Mean Really Small Methods

Mouse and Elephant

Like many programmers, I've typically aimed to keep my methods small. On average, my methods have been probably around 8-12 lines long. But lately, I've had a blast

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Unit Testing: What's a Unit?

We all know that we should be writing unit tests, but have you ever thought about what a unit is, exactly? Most definitions out there, including the one on Wikipedia, describe it as the smallest piece of code that can be tested.

But what does that mean? The answer to that question will

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