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...

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...

How To: Build a Trello Power-Up for YouTube

In this “How To” I’m going to show you how to build a Trello Power-Up that will allow users to search for and embed YouTube videos in their cards. We’ll be using Trello, GitHub, and YouTube. When we’re done, you’ll be able to create...