Monthly Archives: August 2012

Education verses Experience

As a hiring manager, I am often faced with the question of Education verses Experience. This extends beyond hiring experienced candidates, to entry level candidates as well. A usual rule of thumb for experienced hires is that 5 solid years … Continue reading

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Do Nothing Standalone Daemon – A Template for Java Daemon Processes

Once again, as promised here’s my template for created Standalone Daemon Processes in Java. You need to actually combine this with the unix command nohup to actually have it run as a background daemon process, but it makes use of … Continue reading

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Do Nothing Standalone Process – A Template for Batch Jobs and Utility Commands

As promised, I’m sharing my template for how I want batch jobs and other standalone processes such as utility programs to be based on. This solves the problem I mentioned in my previous post “Helping your developers to maintain other … Continue reading

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