Re: [jug-discussion] professional degree programs

2007-08-24 Thread Rick Hightower
Nick L. started doing that at eBlox before he left. I think it is a great idea. There are people who seem wonderful during an interview but can't code to save their lives. - Original Message - From: Chad Woolley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Sent: Friday, August

[jug-discussion] Clear path Re: [jug-discussion] Go back to school!

2007-08-24 Thread Rick Hightower
RE: The clear path to being the exception to the ceiling is to become a poster child for an open source project or a particular technology. E.G. become a major committer for Grails or something that demonstrates competence. Write a book. Become the de facto speaker on a topic/technology at No

[jug-discussion] A little off topic... I thought I would actually talk about Java for a moment....

2007-08-24 Thread Rick Hightower
I wrote up some design docs for the Crank Crud bits and I'd love some feedback. http://code.google.com/p/krank/wiki/CrankCrudDesignDocs Crank Crud should work with Tapestry/OGNL, WebWork/OGNL, Swing and GWT. Of course, being the JSF bigot that I am (I am really not), the first version works

Re: [jug-discussion] A little off topic... I thought I would actually talk about Java for a moment....

2007-08-24 Thread Rick Hightower
, Ajax4JSF, Tomahawk, Spring, JSF and JPA. - Original Message - From: Rick Hightower To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Sent: Friday, August 24, 2007 4:38 PM Subject: [jug-discussion] A little off topic... I thought I would actually talk about Java for a moment I wrote

Re: [jug-discussion] [8/14] Part 1 of Flex/Laszlo smackdown

2007-08-14 Thread Rick Hightower
I will be in Venice CA. :o( - Original Message - From: Chad Woolley [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 11:10 PM Subject: Re: [jug-discussion] [8/14] Part 1 of Flex/Laszlo smackdown I'm unable to attend because I'm at Agile 2007 [1], but

Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys.... Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool

2007-08-13 Thread Rick Hightower
while using dynamic langauges is not as good as the productivty gain by using a good Java IDE. I'd rather have a good IDE then less lines of code. I realize that this may put me in the minority on this list but I am use to it. :o) --Rick Hightower - Original Message - From: William

Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys.... Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool

2007-08-10 Thread Rick Hightower
Or, in Rails: ruby script/generate scaffold Employee :) On 8/10/07, Rick Hightower [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please check out... http://www.jroller.com/RickHigh/entry/crank_crud_intro

Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys.... Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool

2007-08-10 Thread Rick Hightower
, 2007 1:15 PM Subject: Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool On Aug 10, 2007, at 3:49 PM, Rick Hightower wrote: Thanks... Wow... I have never heard of RoR. /me avoids the obvious head in the sand jokes ;) How does RoR read JPA annotations? I thought RoR

Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys.... Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool

2007-08-10 Thread Rick Hightower
and rails and other new frameworks, the scaffolding is becoming more and more a must rather than just a bonus. Unfortunately, it's not going to be until next week that I'm going to be able to look into Crank, but I'll try to give a more detailed opinion then. :) On 8/10/07, Rick Hightower [EMAIL

Re: [jug-discussion] Hi guys.... Crank Crud Intro... JPA/JSF Crud tool

2007-08-10 Thread Rick Hightower
:) On 8/10/07, Rick Hightower [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please check out... http://www.jroller.com/RickHigh/entry/crank_crud_intro

[jug-discussion] Please check this out and provide feedback.... Features of JPA Generic DAO covered in this document

2007-04-24 Thread Rick Hightower
the DAO defined and injected, you can start using it. You can read objects by id: Employee employee = (Employee) genericDao.read( 1L );You can create new objects: genericDao.create(new Employee(Rick, Hightower));You can update objects (not needed if in same transaction): Employee employee

Re: [jug-discussion] OFF-TOPIC: Great Sysadmin?

2007-04-12 Thread Rick Hightower
Chad, Of course this does break the no recruiting on the main mailing list... And I am greatly offended :o) BTW I am dying for Hibernate, JSF consultants. Please contact me if you have Hibernate and JSF skills and are willing to travel to New York, Brazil and/or L.A. --Rick Hightower

Re: [jug-discussion] presenter for next week?

2007-04-07 Thread Rick Hightower
I have not done much with Groovy yet. It does seem enticing. I was a big Python fan (The first book I wrote was on Python which was published second). Groovy seems to fit the Java mold. I have been plowing through Groovy in Action. I am up to page 400 (working with XML). I think I will start

[jug-discussion] Check out my new Blog!

2006-07-16 Thread Rick Hightower
Check out my new Blog on IBM WebSphere: http://www-03.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JEE?entry=first_post Please come by and post a hello! --Cheers

RE: [jug-discussion] Web Framework debates online

2006-06-28 Thread Rick Hightower
OS2 rules! NT sucks! Former OS2 user group member circa 1994... -Original Message- From: Michael Oliver [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 1:48 PM To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Subject: RE: [jug-discussion] Web Framework debates online As the certified and

RE: [jug-discussion] Web Framework debates online

2006-06-28 Thread Rick Hightower
or later. -Original Message- From: Erik Hatcher [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 5:00 PM To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Subject: Re: [jug-discussion] Web Framework debates online On Jun 28, 2006, at 6:00 PM, Rick Hightower wrote: OS2 rules! NT sucks! Former

RE: [jug-discussion] App Dev Framework choices

2006-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
) as a major backend piece via XML over HTTP (lowercase web services). Erik On Jun 20, 2006, at 4:15 PM, Rick Hightower wrote: H I find Tapestry to be powerful and robust. It seems to handle resources better than JSF. It is also really easy to create Tapestry components (out

RE: [jug-discussion] App Dev Framework choices

2006-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
Flame bait? From: cara [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 9:17 AM To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Subject: Re: [jug-discussion] App Dev Framework choices On 6/20/06, Rick Hightower [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [snip] Injection via an abstract

RE: [jug-discussion] App Dev Framework choices

2006-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
things broadens you horizons and understanding of development in general. -Original Message- From: josh zeidner [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 10:15 AM To: jug-discussion@tucson-jug.org Subject: RE: [jug-discussion] App Dev Framework choices --- Rick Hightower

RE: [jug-discussion] Net Neutrality (techno-political)

2006-06-20 Thread Rick Hightower
Darn... I knew I should have spoke up sooner. $90K for shutting up. I would have done it for $10K. DOH! I have an opinion on this topic, but don't have time to defend it so I'll take a big dose of shut up. Nick, I was up your way working on a Tapestry project (a few weeks ago). I've been

RE: [jug-discussion] Eclipse is better on Windows

2002-11-01 Thread Rick Hightower
I double dog dare you. -Original Message- From: Lesiecki Nicholas [mailto:ndlesiecki;yahoo.com] Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 2:25 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [jug-discussion] Eclipse is better on Windows Hah! you should post that to slashdot. It will start WWIII. Cheers,

[jug-discussion] J2EE vs. .Net: Lies, Damn Lies and Benchmarks

2002-10-30 Thread Rick Hightower
to do the same test with Resin EE or JBoss, we could blow the .Net solution out of the water for a fraction of the cost. Rick Hightower Chief Technology Officer Learning Patterns Corp. http://learningpatterns.com Phone: 520.290.6855 Fax: 520.290.4179

RE: [jug-discussion] interesting thoughts - publish to website?

2002-10-29 Thread Rick Hightower
Once you learn Python... why on gods green earth would you want to suffer through Perl. just kidding (Good thing Ron Tapia does not subscribe to this list) -Original Message- From: Warner Onstine [mailto:warner;warneronstine.com] Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 12:02 PM To: [EMAIL

[jug-discussion] Price to replace my current laptop Re: [jug-discussion] Mac question

2002-10-18 Thread Rick Hightower
(the latest dot 2 I think). I want to switch, but $3K on a titanium seems a little too much for my current budget. Plus there is no way my work will pay for it Can I just volunteer to be on one of their comercials? :o) Actually, I think that is how Jon got his. ;o) Rick Hightower

[jug-discussion] new BrainBench tests

2002-10-18 Thread Rick Hightower
There are two new BrainBench tests: J2EE and EJB 2.0 CMP. The EJB 2.0 has a lot of questions on MDB and EJB CMP CMR. I took them last night. The EJB 2.0 test was a lot easier than the EJB 1.1 test. The J2EE test was really hard, and I thought I bombed it, but I did okay. Rick

RE: [jug-discussion] Price to replace my current laptop Re: [jug-discussion] Mac question

2002-10-18 Thread Rick Hightower
;healthtrio.com] Sent: Thursday, October 17, 2002 9:59 AM To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' Subject: RE: [jug-discussion] Price to replace my current laptop Re: [jug-discussion] Mac question Expect to pay $4500 to $5000 and you will get all you could want -Original Message- From: Rick Hightower

RE: [jug-discussion] A few more JDO references

2002-09-24 Thread Rick Hightower
My opinion, EJB 2.0 CMP CMR is more mature than JDO. Most JDO implementation don't fully implement the JDO spec. yet. that said I think JDO will leap ahead of EJB in the near future... i also think a future version of EJB 2.2 will merge EJB CMP CMR and JDO just like EJB 2.1 merged EJB and web

[jug-discussion] XDoclet EJB tutorial

2002-09-24 Thread Rick Hightower
I am writing a step by step tutorial for XDoclet and EJB CMP/CMR EJB QL. Since the tutorial is hosted on a WIKI server, it is collaborative, i.e., you can make changes and additions. I think it has enough to be useful already, but expect it to grow and evolve into a complete J2EE tutorial

RE: [jug-discussion] Answers to FOP questions

2002-08-19 Thread Rick Hightower
I wish I was there. I have been doing a courseware generator with FOP and XSLT. I really like FOP. I created a slideset, and a workbook from the same source. (Just getting started really) There are lots and lots of examples that ship with FOP. Its really easy to get started. I got a

Re: [jug-discussion] Fw: Saturday (EST) Java Trivia

2002-06-22 Thread Rick Hightower
Owww! Does this guy realize that this question will be archived and searchable forever?! Rick Hightower Chief Technology Officer Trivera Technologies, LLC. Phone:520-290-6855 Fax:520-290-4179 - Original Message - From: Warner Onstine [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

[jug-discussion] Speakers for August: Pizza, New York, JDJEdge, XP Universe Re: [jug-discussion] EJB QL + XDoclets = more EJB on more projects

2002-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
expensive) Is anyone going to JDJEdge? June 27, 2002 - Trivera's CTO Rick Hightower to deliver XP/J2EE Session at Web Services Edge, NYC. at the Javitz Center. Visit us at Booth #606! Is anyone going to XP/Agile Universe? May 15, 2002 - Trivera's CTO Rick Hightower invited to deliver XP/J2EE

RE: [jug-discussion] XDoclet (EJBDoclet), Little Italy Re: [jug-discussion] Speakers for August: Pizza, New York, JDJEdge, XP Universe Re: [jug-discussion] EJB QL + XDoclets = more EJB on more projects

2002-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
After you start doing EJB with XDoclet (EJBDoclet), I can('t) imagine doing snip Eric says I have to step in here and correct. ** eBlox flashback! Eric says EJBDoclet was the name of the first incarnation. It became more of a generic tool and renamed XDoclet. EJBDoclet is a dead name. ***

[jug-discussion] Erik, nepotism, Re: [jug-discussion] XDoclet (EJBDoclet), Little Italy Re: [jug-discussion] Speakers for August: Pizza, New York, JDJEdge, XP Universe Re: [jug-discussion] EJB QL + XDoclets = more EJB on more projects

2002-06-21 Thread Rick Hightower
/index.html): What The Experts Say About This Book If you are using Ant, get this book --Rick Hightower This book earned a permanent place on my shelf before I'd even finished the first five chapters. This is the indispensable Ant reference. --Nicholas Lesiecki Isn't