Blog: A java geek (Nicolas Frankel)

210 blogs updated: 76 min. ago
Customizing your GitHub profile - Building
In the previous post, we had a look on how to write a Kotlin script to automatically write a README that dynamically aggregates various data...
21-09-2020 06:04:15 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Customizing your GitHub profile - Scripting
Recently, GitHub allowed users to customize the appearance of their profile page. This is different from GitHub Pages: it allows to add extr...
13-09-2020 18:33:48 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
On house building and software development projects
Not long ago, I came upon a LinkedIn post. It's in French, but the theme is about sharing risk between the customer and the contractor in so...
06-09-2020 17:29:09 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
GitHub Actions and Maven releases
I like GitLab a lot. Yet, there's no denying that GitHub has become the de facto standard to host Open Source projects. With GitHub Actions,...
30-08-2020 19:11:03 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Handcrafting your own SVG
A couple of months ago, I wanted to design a custom logo. The goal was to create 4 different variations for a single logo: horizontal, verti...
23-08-2020 19:08:05 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Date and time gotchas
Developing software requires to model the world. We, we developers, generally assume that models are regular. It always comes as a surprise ...
16-08-2020 17:19:25 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Advices on writing blog posts
At work, I've recently been asked to advise our engineers on how to write blog posts. A lot of such articles are already available. However,...
09-08-2020 20:10:17 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Different kinds of testing
The subject of testing is vast. It may seem simple from outside, but it's not. For example, one may define testing as checking that the soft...
02-08-2020 19:19:47 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
A sorting bug
Lately, I succumbed to nostalgia, and agreed to do some consulting for a customer. The job was to audit the internal quality of an applicati...
26-07-2020 18:41:46 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing
Challenges of Open Data
In my talk Introduction to Data Streaming, I demo an application that displays the location of all public transports in Switzerland in near ...
19-07-2020 19:49:55 A java geek (Nicolas Frankel) Agile & Testing

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