This is a list of 10 best practices that are more subtle than your average Josh Bloch Effective Java rule. While Josh Bloch's list is very easy to learn and concerns everyday situations, this list here contains less common situations involving API / SPI design that may have a big effect nontheless. I have encountered … Continue reading 10 Subtle Best Practices when Coding Java
So far, I have been blogging about curious RDBMS caveats mostly related to Oracle and MySQL databases. Some examples: You never stop learning about Oracle features NOT IN vs. NOT EXISTS vs. LEFT JOIN / IS NULL: MySQL SQL incompatibilities: NOT IN and NULL values MySQL Bad Idea #384 But there are also other databases, … Continue reading 10 Things in SQL Server Which Don’t Work as Expected
I've recently stumbled upon an interesting blog post about when to use an ORM. I found it to be well-written and quite objective, specifically with respect to its model complexity and throughput diagram: The ORM or not ORM topic will probably never stop showing up on blogs. Some of them are more black and white, … Continue reading High Complexity and Low Throughput. Reasons for Using an ORM.