How To: Using Jersey Client to Upload in Java

Ajax and especially jQuery make HTTP requests very simple when you’re writing javascript. But what if you need to make a request in Java? Jersey is great for writing the backend of your jax-rs service and it turns out it makes writing a client simple too. Here...

Java Plugin Architecture

Sometimes you need to design an application in such a way that users (devs) can drop in their own implementation of a service. Generally this is done via interfaces. But how do we communicate to our application that a new implementation has been created and how do we...

Jeff’s Favorite Chili

Ingredients: 1 Onion (diced) 1 Green Pepper (diced) 2 cloves Garlic (minced) 1 Jalapeno (diced) 28oz Can crushed or diced tomatoes 15oz Can tomato sauce 1 can original rotel 1-1.5 cans of water (15oz) 1 can black beans 1 can dark red kidney beans 1 can pinto beans...

Spinach Lasagna

Ingredients: 8oz Lasagna noodles (look for the no boil kind) 12oz package frozen chopped spinach (thawed) 4 cups thick spaghetti sauce (I used Kroger’s Chunky Mushroom & Onion) 1/2 cup water 1 tsp salt 1 tsp Italian Seasoning 2 cups Ricotta cheese 3 cups...