When using OpenJPA with a OSGi container like Felix you will get into some class loading troubles because OpenJPA will not be able to create an Entity Manager. It need to bypass the OSGi container’s class loader and this is how you do it. Store the old class loader (OSGi container) Set the new class … Read moreOpenJPA and OSGi class loading trick
I get this question a lot, and it is a valid question. Those who know me, know that I am not into tools, don’t get me wrong, tools are great, but there is too much fokus on tools and not the craftmanship. It’s human to look for quick fixes; We hope that the new camera … Read moreWhy do I love GIT?
I read an interesting article on Inc Magazine about handling people that leaves our company. I think the writer has a good point, it is better to have a good break up and leave a positive feeling on both sides, you may end up doing business together in the future. http://www.inc.com/articles/201111/how-to-break-up-with-employees-.html Image: Idea go / … Read moreHow to break up with employees
If you go to Amazon’s book store and search for the words “Best practices” you will get 117,336 hits. It seems that we are keen on finding best practices to every problem in life, specially in the world of software development. As you probably have experienced when reading these books is that they never seem to … Read moreWhy best practices does not work