Sunday, 26 January 2014

Java: exceptions, error stories, and plot holes

Software should tell a good story about its errors. Failure to do this in complex applications can lead to hours or days of trying to puzzle out the cause of some seemingly random exception in the production logs.

Here are some tips for writing Java code that generates informative stack traces.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Java: taking jsonunicode to Maven central

Sonatype provide the means and instructions to promote open source software to Maven central. I opted to refactor a small library from a previous post on JSON and publish it as a library called jsonunicode.