I’m moving to Norway and have thus little time for reading but still I’ve stumbled upon something really interesting. Bob C. Martin (the Clean Code guy): The Transformation Priority Premise – with TDD the code goes through a series of transformations (similar to refactorings but they change the behaviour) that “move the code from a specificContinue reading “Most interesting links of January”
I’ve spent great and inspiring years in IBA CZ while working also with IBM Austria and I’m very thankful to all the nice people there, but it’s time to move on. I always wanted to spend couple of years abroad to broaden my views and finally our choice has fallen on Norway. So on 2/1Continue reading “Goodby IBA, welcome, Norway and Iterate!”
It’s possible to use Apache Ivy with dependencies defined in pom.xml instead of its native ivy.xml but you will need to apply some workarounds and you’re loosing access to some functionality that you might (or might not) need. The problem is that in a POM you can provide only a subset of settings available inContinue reading “Using Ivy with pom.xml”
Two tips for the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) 2.2.1: Accessing model’s meta model – accessing EClass/attribute by name – so that you can set an attribute when you only know its name and haven’t its EAttribute How to force EMF to serialize an object as an XML element instead of an XML attribute
This post describes how to read a dynamic EMF model from a set of XML schema files (XSDs) and how to use that model to transform XMLs to SDO DataObjects or EMF EObjects, all this in a stand-alone environment.
When you use the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) to read a model instance from an XML file, such as a webservice call message payload, it’s essential for EMF to be able to match the root XML element with the model’s “ePackage” that should be used for (re)constructing the model instance from the XML and thisContinue reading “EMF: Reading a model from XML – how to correctly declare its namespace – variants”
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewedContinue reading “2010 in review”