Sunday, October 21, 2012

Embedded MySQL in Java With Connector/MXJ and 64-bit Linux

This really helped me as I had to write some integration test which uses MySQL import feature and using other in-memory DB was not a good option.

Another tip: if you need to wait in an integration/unit test, you can use CountDownLatch.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

ICONIX Process for OOAD

The ICONIX Process is an open, free-to-use object modeling process. It’s minimal, use case driven, and agile. The process focuses on the area that lies in between use cases and code. Its emphasis is on what needs to happen at that point in the life cycle where you’re starting out: you have a start on some use cases, and now you need to do good analysis and design.

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