January 17, 2014

Here are some thoughts I took home from ping conference: Future applications will have more needs for functional programming. This demand is driven by async userinterfaces and data streaming over http from different sources. Think of an application streaming the realtime positions of cars to a map. Maybe a taxi search. For me it’s not

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December 31, 2013

Self signed certificates are common, especially on testservers. The java default solution to add the certificate to every developers and buildservers java vm is a pain in the ass. For the play WS api there is an easy workaround. To use soap webservices with JaxWS and self signed certificates I found SSLUtilities.java on Srđan Šrepflers

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December 31, 2013

I try to make it a habit to read/listen to 2 business or personal education related books each month. I finally finished the last one today. Here is my read list for 2013 in chronological order: Eat that frog ( audio book ) Business Fiction ( book ) The magic of thinking big ( audio

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December 31, 2013

The JPA finder for play 2 works with joins as well. Imagine you have a Task model with a creator:

referenced to a User model with a name:

You can write a method to get all Task for a creator username by joining on creator and access the user fields with the creator.field

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