Category Archives: Java

Java for Beginners – My Unsuccessful Book Proposal

One of the tasks I set for myself when I retired from the classroom in June 2021 from Dawson College was to write a book that taught Java to absolute beginners. While there are many great books out there I felt that many perpetuated an approach that has not changed since Java 1.0. I had already spoken with two publishers… Read more »

It Works On My Machine

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As a developer the worst 5 words that can ever come from your mouth is “It Works On My Machine”. Your code works, passes all its tests, but when the client runs it the code fails in some way and you can’t replicate the problem. No need to wait for a conclusion before the story. Its your fault. Get used… Read more »