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Setting the Right Expectations

I had a conversation a while back with a good old friend, Sonal, about how awesome Modern Family is and catching up with each other’s lives. It sparked a reason for me to share something that has been on my mind for quite some time, but could not figure out how to organize my thoughts. […]

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My FIRST Production Release!

This is my first ‘real’ project and just went into production* this morning. The only code issue we ran into was a log4j.properties file. There’s a big difference between how it handles forward slashes (“/”) and backward slashes (“\”). <param name=”File” value=”E:\WAS_Logs\projectName\treasury.log”>vs<param name=”File” value=”E:/WAS_Logs/projectName/treasury.log”> The first is wrong. the \W, \I, and \t (tab) was […]

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Bundles of Fun.

[1] Interviewing is Awesome.Watching how people are on the other side of the interviewing table really opens your eyes. There are those who blow you away and others who you wish you could take to side and prepare them. Some people say “people skills” are something we are born with. I completely disagree. No matter […]

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Get Your OWN Domain.

Also, make sure you OWN the domain as well. I’m in Dallas working on a project with my previous employer for a few days. We just encountered some crazy things this morning on domain name ownership and expiration, yes…expiration. Company [A]: Us, the current developers. We do the magic.Company [B]: Them, the clients. They have […]