Java

Mind mapping software FreeMind

I've recently been using Mind Mapping concepts to keep track of the main points I've been learning whilst studying for the ISEB/ISTQB Foundation certification. The main ISEB course book covers many areas and a wealth of information, so it sometimes becomes a struggle to remember everything. [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:32+01:00June 11th, 2012|Categories: Development, ISEB, Java, Other Tech, Software Testing|Tags: , , , |

Mobile Development Platforms – iOS, Android, Blackberry, Kindle Fire

Updated: 22 May 2012  I've done some research into the different Mobile Development Platforms, as there's now so many different offerings from different manufacturers. Here's the current state of play:- iPhone / iPad  Objective-C using iOS development platform Android Java using Android SDK development platform BlackBerry [...]

Setting up development environment on Linux, for Java/Hibernate/Spring development (continued…)

Setting up development env on Linux, for Java/Hibernate/Spring development (continued...) Next step is to install/setup Spring Framework - Installed an older version of Spring Framework in order to match more closely the version used in the book. Copied the spring.jar file to lib directory for the timex project. [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:58+01:00February 6th, 2012|Categories: Ant, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Java, JUnit, Linux, Spring|Tags: , , , , , , |

Setting up development environment on Linux, for Java/Hibernate/Spring development

Now setting up my development environment on Linux (Ubuntu on an Oracle Virtualbox) for use with the 'Agile Java Development with Spring, Hibernate and Eclipse' book.   So far, have set up the Linux boot with:-   Java - Due to issues with Oracle and Linux had [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:59+01:00February 6th, 2012|Categories: Ant, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Java, JUnit, Linux, Spring|Tags: , , , , , , |

Working through ‘Agile Java Development with Spring, Hibernate and Eclipse’ book

Now getting the sample application up-and-running, which is an online Timesheet system, built using Spring Web MVC Framework. Have worked through chapters 5 - Using Hibernate for Persistent Objects, 6 - Overview of Spring Framework, 7 - The Spring Web MVC Framework and 8 - Eclipse. [...]

2012-03-12T11:38:33+01:00January 25th, 2012|Categories: Books, Java|Tags: , , , , |

Started new book… Agile Java Development with Spring, Hibernate and Eclipse

Agile Java Development with Spring, Hibernate and Eclipse Have just started working through this book, it seems a good introduction to the world of Agile Java Development: covering the Spring Framework, Hibernate, Eclipse, also Java dev tools like Ant and JUnit, plus the methodologies Extreme Programming [...]

2012-05-10T18:23:56+01:00January 11th, 2012|Categories: Books, DevBlog Amazon Store, Java|Tags: , , , , |

iPhone Apps for learning Java – JAVA Quiz

Found the 'JAVA Quiz' app on the AppStore. See http://www.appgrabber.com/app/java-quiz As its free, thought I'd give it a go. It says its got over 500 questions and starts a random quiz each time. You get 30 seconds per question (can change this) and its a multiple choice [...]

2013-01-30T09:47:42+01:00December 1st, 2011|Categories: Apps, iOS, Java|Tags: , , |

Learning Java…

Slowly working through the 'SCJP 6.0 Study Guide' book. Just about to start Chapter 5 - 'Flow Control, Exceptions and Assertions' Have finished the following Chapters: - Chapter 1: Declaration and Access Control - Chapter 2: Object Orientation - Chapter 3: Assignments - Chapter 4: Operators

2012-03-12T11:44:39+01:00December 1st, 2011|Categories: Java|Tags: , , , , |

Java Training Update

So far, I've added to my previous knowledge of Java programming through a Webucator course on Java 2 5.0 Fundamentals. Currently working through the book "SCJP 6 Study Guide" with the aim of getting official certification from Oracle as a Java 6 Programmer. The official title [...]

2017-01-10T21:30:01+01:00November 21st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |