The Best Comments of July 2015

I think that the best part of writing a blog is to get comments from my readers. Because I have learned a lot from my readers, I want to “reward” the best comments, help you to learn new things, and (hopefully) encourage people to leave more comments. The rules are simple: I select X best […] Read more

We Don't Have Time to Learn It

There are many good reasons why using a new library, framework, or programming language (later referred as a tool) is not worth it. However, for some reason the most common reason I hear is: We don’t have time to learn how to use it. It is easy to think that this argument is used by […] Read more

We Are Gonna Need It

There was a time (not so long ago) when we designed everything before we wrote any code. We gathered the requirements of our application and wrote the requirement specification. We took these requirements and designed an architecture that helped us to fulfill them. We wrote an architecture design document as a guide that we followed […] Read more

My Favorite Blog Posts of 2014

Yesterday I published the list of the most popular blog posts that I wrote in 2014. I also promised to choose my favorite blog posts and publish that list on my blog. This year I decided to select blog posts that helped me to learn something new. Here are my favorite blog posts that I […] Read more

10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

The year 2014 is almost over, and this means that it is time to publish the most popular blog posts that I wrote during this year. I selected these blog posts by using Google Analytics. I selected all blog posts that were published during 2014 and picked the blog posts that had the most page […] Read more

Understanding Spring Web Application Architecture: The Classic Way

Every developer must understand two things: Architecture design is necessary. Fancy architecture diagrams don’t describe the real architecture of an application. The real architecture is found from the code that is written by developers, and if we don’t design the architecture of our application, we will end up with an application that has more than […] Read more