Awareness of relationships, a focus on intelligence, mindful of security, and always questioning trust makes for a good accountant and business person. There is no SuperBooks®, the new cloud-hosted accounting system that will make your job easier, … yet. BY DAVID L. WHITEHURST – CEO/Principal Consultant for CI Wise Inc. Questions Why would you connect […]
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Everywhere you turn, someone is offering a business service online for a monthly subscription. These services are perfect for the small business owner. And, depending on the size of your company, you don’t really need a bookkeeper or general office manager to manage your affairs. For an independent consultant, contractor, or freelancer, online tools are […]
Just yesterday someone in Gitter’s generator-jhipster chat room asked if anyone had a solution for encrypting passwords or other sensitive information in the application property files. Well, I didn’t have a solution but but I sure had the same need. I’d been thinking about this now for about 3 days. I’m embarrassed to admit that […]
There are two related things I’ve noticed over a long career as a software professional. Developers (myself included) often ignore exceptions and almost always do not really look for them. And, many developers favor logging during development but the production logging lacks the coverage needed. This is because the end user’s needs are usually not […]
I wanted to share a post on a fantastic fiction book that I just finished. It’s called The Bone Labyrinth by James Rollins. I’m going to try to share my excitement without giving any of the story away. It was a page turner for most of the book. I liked it because it had a […]
Docker is an awesome solution to creating a multi-server sandbox environment on your local machine. I’m currently designing a solution for a messaging platform using RabbitMQ by Pivotal (the Spring folks). I needed to prove a concept using two Rabbit brokers. Enter the Docker VM. I was able to quickly prove my concept using two […]
I’m currently working on a Chef cookbook for Hoegg Software to create a Mule Server cluster. And, in the course of my travel I came across the term “red, green, refactor” as another way to describe test-driven development. I love it! This is why I don’t like on-line testing being given to potential hires because […]
I recently was asked to take a technical test for a contract position and the last question had to do with using the Java Callable interface. After the test I created a project to run multiple threads and check each return for the possibility of a perfect number. The first four perfect numbers are 6, […]
I’ve recently been learning about the Mule ESB and Integration platform. I wanted to create my own custom connector to work with a RESTful API and use the data in a Mule flow. The connector was written to connect to an application created using a JHipster Yeoman generator. The beauty of JHipster is the ability […]
I generally don’t code in PHP but I use it for WordPress sites. Every time I need to validate my PHP installation with Apache2 I need this script. Enjoy.
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