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Jerome Terry
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Systems Thinking
I've recently finished reading The DevOps Handbook . It's a really great book and I highly recommend anyone participating in software development to give it a read. In the book, the authors describe the Three Ways (aka principles): Flow Feedback  Continual ...

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Java: throws Exception
I have a pet peeve in Java, and it's methods that use the java.lang.Exception class in the throws clause. For example public void doSomething() throws Exception { } This forces callers of the doSomething method to either catch the raw Exception, or add it t...

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2016 Reading List
As part of my own personal professional development, I publish the books I've read for the year. I'm on GoodReads, and here is my r eading challenge .  Looking back, there were a few themes Performance - I'm staring to get serious about performance analysis...

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Generating Java Mixed Mode Flame Graphs for Tomcat Web App
It's been on my plate for awhile now to figure out how to profile Java applications from the command line. I've seen Brendan Gregg's talk on generating mixed-mode flame graphs , and now I'd like to share my experience reproducing those graphs. There's a wri...

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Running Sales Demos using Vagrant and VirtualBox
Sales Demo Imagine you have a Java web application that you deploy via a WAR file to a Tomcat server, and you want your sales staff to be able to demo that application from their laptops. The sales folks often times go onsite to customers offices, where the...

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Setting javaagent on Tomcat 6 Running As Windows Service
This will be a quick post, for reference. If you ever need to set the javaagent on Tomcat 6 running as a Windows service, you need to set it using tomcat6w.exe in the Java tab. For example, to add the New Relic Agent, add the following line -javaagent:"c:\P...

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Your Code Is Broken If You Don't Understand It
If you don't understand every line of code you write, your code is broken! Ever start writing a pice of code, and it snowballs on you and you end up with a couple hundred (or thousand) lines of code, and it starts to get away from you? You start wondering w...

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Ember + Express + EJS + Elastic Beanstalk
npm install g ember-cli ember new my-awesome-app cd my-awesome-app npm install --save express npm install --save ejs npm install --save path npm install --save debug mkdir bin create a file named www inside bin folder <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "//W3C//DTD XHT...

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