Monthly Archives: December 2013

Revisiting dependency management with Maven

A time ago, I wrote about dependency management with maven and about the problem with compile time dependencies. This problem can be solved fairly simple after reading a new comment of the MNG-2589 that states that if we declare all dependencies in the dependency management part as runtime they will default to runtime when they… Read More »

FizzBuzz kata with Akka

I recently was on a seminar about Akka with @DanielSawano and @DanielDeogun. They told us about how it works and there lessons learned when using it in a real business case (you can hear about it at Jfocus 3-5 February 2014 in Stockholm). So I thought let’s test it with a simple kata. So I… Read More »

Estimation, User Stories and Patterns

Currently I’m reading, in my opinion, one of the best books of today. Specification by example by Gojko Adzic (@gojkoadzic). He is referring to User Stories applied by Mike Cohn. So I went on-line to get it. As usual I found some other books that seem interesting so I ended up ordering these three books:… Read More »