Monthly Archives: May 2015

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,000 times in 2014. If it were a

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A Better REST Exception Mapping Technique

The conventional REST Exception Mapper mechanism in JAX-RS means that exception mapping code is disconnected from the service code, so that developers have to hunt for some remote classes both to understand and to define exception mapping behaviour. It is

Posted in Java

Connascence and Transformation Priority Premise

Just heard an interesting talk by Kevin Rutherford at Agile Manchester about connascence¬†and how it can be used as a guide during the refactor part of the TDD cycle (red-green-refactor). “Connascence of value”, for example, means that the test code

Posted in Clean Test Code