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Warnings == Errors?

Do you treat warnings as errors? I remember this discussion and it’s pretty much up to the developer, but I think they should be treated as errors. This migration piece is a mother load and a lot of problems I’m having are because these warnings are becoming errors.

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Application Migration Frustration.

Moving from JDK 1.2 to JDK 1.5 not knowing it was supposed to be JDK 1.4.2 is not cool at all. Amongst the headaches, I learned something about generics in JDK 1.5 that may pose a problem to code migration. To add to the headaches, I ran into some TheDailyWTF code-worthy pieces in the application. […]

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Big Ball of Mud…Pattern?!

So…WTF is a Big Ball of Mud Pattern? Click and read. It’s real and I just took ownership of a project that uses this “BBOM” pattern. Don’t you think I’m lucky?! BLECH. JSPs/ASPs integrated could be ok, but this one is UGLY. Every page and class seems to be TheDailyWTF-worthy. BTW, Google Calendar has been […]

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Jury Duty is SO Inefficient.

$6.00 per day…That’s a little below minimum wage, don’t you think? Consider the fact that if you drive to the court house, you have to pay for parking. Yes, you can take the bus/rail for free, but it isn’t as reliable. Jury Summons: Monday, April 10, 2006 at 12:15 PM. 11:50 AM – I get […]

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Astros Fan Anyone?

I’m looking for anyone who is willing to get tickets for the Astros on special days. We are currently 2-1. I just bought 6 tickets for Saturday’s game (6:05 PM) against the Washington Nationals. Again, Ben, Diane and I are down to go. First 3 to call me up wins them: $11 a pop for […]