3 strategies for debugging Java when logs aren’t enough

Every single programmer learns early on in their career how to get familiar with whatever debugging tools that are most effective and/or popular in their language of choice. Java has jdb, jconsole, and many more; C++ has gdb; Python has pdb; etc. My perso…


Java for Everything

I used to ask interviewees, “What’s your favorite programming language?” The answer was nearly always, “I just choose the right language for the job.” Duh. Does anyone ever deliberately pick the wrong language? This was clearly a way to avoid actually nam... (more…)

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