Groovy 2.0 Hint: @NotYetImplemented

Groovy 2.0 comes with a brand new AST transformation that is supposed to be applied on certain test methods: @NotYetImplemented. Initially introduced by Marc Guillemot [0] in HtmlUnit [

CacheManager's diskStorePath

Lately I had to configure the Ehcache [0] CacheManager's diskStorePath property. That alone wouldn't be a problem, but I had to come up with a mechanism that allowed to...

@NullSafe Reloaded

In almost all projects of mine I got used to a utility class called Default. Default would provide static methods, whereas each method comes with a single parameter. The purpose...

GContracts 1.2.5 Released!

I am proud to announce that GContracts 1.2.5 has just been released and is available in the Central Maven repository [0] and at Github [1]. This release covers...

GSheets - A Groovy Builder based on Apache POI

I recently asked on Twitter whether there was an Apache POI [0] Groovy builder for generating Excel workbooks. I did find a few blog posts [1], [2],...

[German] Android360 Ausgabe 4.2011

Die Ausgabe des Android360 Magazins [0] enthält einen Artikel von mir über Android Entwicklung mit Scala als alternative Dalvik...

Anonymous Inner Classes in Android

This one is about anonymous classes and there implications for Android applications. Let's have a look at the following code: public class OuterClass...