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JSF, Spring, Hibernate and a Little Magic Dust.

We have an awesome chassis (framework, starting point, whatever you want to call it). It has completely isolated modules: web, services, dao, and model. I’ve always wanted to know how something like this can be achieved, and now I know. We have a great team and one more will be jumping on board Monday (finally!) […]

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Hi, I’m Thomas Nguyen.

I’m finally an official employee at JPMC: I have a name tag! Why put it in front of me? So I can gaze at it in awe and it might help me with creativity and inspire me with something. HAHAHA… FYI: The monitor on the left is for a box under the table. The monitor […]

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Silly Customer Service.

So I was charged a Service Fee of $17.00 yesterday. This morning I called them up to find out what the heck it was for… Telephone Banker 1: “Sir, are you aware of the type of account you have you need to have a minimum amount in the account?” (She’s talking about the Premier Account […]

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Who Said Corporate America Isn’t Fun?

We do college recruiting at the IBTech: Baylor, Rice, UH (GO COOGS!), UT-Austin, and A&M. We’ve run low on cows and reordered a new box, full of them. Some one found our stash and raided it: look what they did to their manager’s office. AWESOME, haha.

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One Too Many Demos.

Agile Development: “Most agile methods attempt to minimize risk by developing software in short timeboxes, called iterations, which typically last one to four weeks.” I totally agree with this, but check out our perversion of it. We have multiple iterations, but of the presentation (not the software). It was of the same damn version: the […]