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...

Things to Know for Technical Interviews

Google style interviews are becoming commonplace. If you are in tech and are in the job market you may need to brush up on your skills or revisit some of those things you learned in college 12 years ago (space and time complexity I’m looking at you). The...