Category: Beginner

We are in Alpha – is a lame excuse

Alpha releases are done to test functionality for early feedback Alpha releases do not run for 6 months Alpha releases are not exposed such that consumers are able to consume…
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The false security of Notifications

The Problem On one of my recent projects, I just got added to a distribution list that receives alerts from our monitoring system. first few days I tried to read some of those…
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Do it differently

This is not a technical post, but more of philosophical. I generally post such stuff on my personal blog(http://bizarreprodigy.com). but this time, I am going to make an exception but because "do…
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This part of my life is called “Chasing Quality”

As far as I can recall, one thing that always stuck with me is the OCD around doing things the right way. No matter what I did - could have played…
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Making Thread Dumps Intelligent

Long back I had learnt about something called Log MDC, and I was a big fan of it. I was suddenly able to make sense of anything that happens in…
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Spring Framework – XML vs. Annotations

This question has been around for many years since Spring started to move heavily towards Annotation based configurations (if i recall right it's called configuration by convention). Annotations based configurations…
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AEM Development Workflow – Part 3 (Coding Old School)

In this series I have been trying to define the various development workflows (that have existed or will arise in near future) and what sort of problems do I see…
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Tip: Using AEM Developer Tools for Eclipse

If you have been working in AEM for a while now, you are probably aware of the tools we used to have like CRXDE, CRXDE-lite, VLT. With the latest release…
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(Unit Testing) – Cost vs. Benefit

I have been a big fan of unit testing for a very long time; my blog is ridden with posts about it. If I look at at how automated unit testing…
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Unit Testing – Why not?

For JUnit implementation in our project, we see a great challenge in having them implemented as we are already running behind for Sprint 2 and Sprint 3. Team was provided…
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Unit Testing Framework: EAMSteps

EAMSteps is a framework that makes Unit Testing easier because of its following principles: - External data store for test data like excel spreadsheet - Automated assertions using co-related inputs…
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A new OSS project: iFramework

If you have been following me for a long time, you would know that I keep saying of releasing some of my work to the community; and today I finally…
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History of programming

I came across this very interesting article and the author's views where programming started way back. Read here - http://java.sys-con.com/node/1879986
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Noah: Development Environment

Some time back I posted about various development tools that I would like to have in my development environment. Well back then, I was unable to get that list in…
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Pet Project is christned: Noah

Well - I though a lot about it, and came up with the name Noah for two reasons primarily: I like the name :) Noah did something very useful -…
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Pet Project

It has been almost 3 years, when I first had this idea - a pet project. And, I needed one so that I can try out various things in technology…
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Eclipse takes a leap with Marketplace

This is something not new to world, but is to me. Last night, when I started to upgrade my development environment to use Eclipse Helios, the very first thing I…
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Who the hell needs Quality?

I Do; you do; our customers do; Period Well we all know the answer, but is it really what we believe in? The more important question is how do we…
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‘The Null’ Nuisance

While working on enahncements on a project already in production, I had a very interesting conversation. Let me give a brief background - the core architecture is all in place…
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Unit Testing

Unit testing is a way of testing a small unit of functionality. A unit is the smallest testable unit of program usually referred by a function, procedure etc which is a…
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