Java 8 Friday Goodies: SQL ResultSet Streams

At Data Geekery, we love Java. And as we're really into jOOQ's fluent API and query DSL, we're absolutely thrilled about what Java 8 will bring to our ecosystem. We have blogged a couple of times about some nice Java 8 goodies, and now we feel it's time to start a new blog series, the... … Continue reading Java 8 Friday Goodies: SQL ResultSet Streams

When to Use a Framework

I've come across this interesting article titled "Don't Reinvent the Wheel! Use a Framework!" They All Say. The essence of the article lies in this little fact: [When should "they" use a framework?"] When they understand the basics of the language and would be able to code what the framework/library does anyway Frameworks and libraries are … Continue reading When to Use a Framework

An Open Source License to Increase Your Street Credibility

Many of us geeks don't really care about users, tractions, etc. when we spam GitHub with our little toy projects. I mean, who knows if we really have the time to maintain them? Certainly, there's almost no money in it anyway, so we might just as well give it away for free (e.g. jOOX). Nonetheless, … Continue reading An Open Source License to Increase Your Street Credibility

Modern Shareholder Value Hopes

So, everyone is discussing the $19B Facebook / Whatsapp deal, discussing it on every media. And Zuck says it was actually a bargain. Yeah right. A bargain. Read CNN's 10 other things Facebook could have bought with $19 billion. We at Data Geekery are more down to earth, selling actual value to our own customers. … Continue reading Modern Shareholder Value Hopes