Java- Equality

On: Sept. 30, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I have been studying a bit more on Java and although I have understood equality for sometime in Java it is still good to bring it up and revisit this important aspect of the language. In Java you can test for equality in a few different ways, t...

Site - Blog Woes (Blog list not ordering) *Partial Fix*

On: Sept. 24, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

Tasks for developing a website is never done and even after I had sorted out the image save issue and added a little extra feature to my site this month I found a bug in the way blog posts are presented in the list view. It seems currently that th...

Dueling Django Part 1: Why Django

On: Sept. 21, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

With so many different frameworks available and so many languages to write the back-end in the obvious place to begin is why did I choose Django? Well I had been writing some basic Python code over the last few months as part of a course I have be...

Java - MMP 01

On: Sept. 16, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

When I started my media management project I felt rather confident, I got the basics down rather quickly and managed to get the files selecting and applying basic filters to the selection, however after playing around a bit more I found not all th...

Web Development - Just The Tip

On: Sept. 6, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I am new to the whole development scene, however I have jumped in with both feet and I am loving it, there is a lot to learn and it feels hard to always keep my head above water but the main thing I have found from coding is it doesn't matter how ...

Web Development - Awesome Tech

On: Sept. 1, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I've not done much web development work in the past, this was really my first step into the world of web design and it has been enlightening. As with everything to do with technology there is an ever growing library of things you need (or at least...

Java - Media Management Project(MMP)

On: Aug. 31, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I have not done so much hard Java recently the past month or so I have bounced around a few projects and frameworks aiming to expand my knowledge base and I felt I have learnt a great deal. It has been interesting working with Django and Spring in...

Sussing out Spring: Part 1 - The basics

On: Aug. 26, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I like Java and have always enjoyed writing code in it, it helps that I feel quite confident in JSE now but I just don't like the lack of closure that Python give in general. Don't get me wrong I am a big fan of Python for rapid development and I ...

Java - Factory design patterns

On: Aug. 23, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

This week I have taken it upon myself to start learning Spring, this has been my aim for a little while as I want to focus my Java in a function area and after looking at the type of coding jobs in Singapore I found by far Java Spring was the most...

Site Upgrade 1: Moving to 1.10

On: Aug. 18, 2016

By: Alex Wilkinson

I started writing this site before the 1.10 update rolled out and as a result some of my back-end functions are broken by the update as a result I avoided installing 1.10 on the server and opted fro the 1.9.6 release whilst I work on the revisions...