Month: October 2015

  • My Favourite Online Dev Tools

    I’m talking about online or web-based tools, not toolboxes. So entire development suites like Cloud9 or Visual Studio Online are off the table because they are full tool suites. These tools are simple, but continually help me out in a pinch.

  • Using Java Build Script Tasks in Visual Studio Code

    I previously shared how I setup a custom problem matching in Visual Studio Code for compiling Java and displaying the errors inline with a custom problem matcher.

  • Custom Tasks for Java in Visual Studio Code

    Now that I’m a Java Developer, I no longer worry about the bloating feeling I get when I need to open up the original Visual Studio. Now I worry about opening another instance of Eclipse. Don’t get me wrong, Visual Studio and Eclipse are both great tools, but there are plenty of times where I…

  • Capture HTTPS Traffic in Java with Eclipse, and Fiddler

    I’ve been struggling with a JSON parsing error where my application is using the Spring to send and receive messages from a RESTful Web Service. It’s pretty straight forward: I’ve annotated my object properties to match up with the appropriate JSON keys, Spring takes my POJO and turns it into a JSON string sends the…