After writing gobs of documents over the past year with AsciiDoc, I was strongly motivated to make that work as I embark on writing Learning Spring Boot.
Writing a book with a word processor is one thing if you’re talking about a trade novel. That format is nothing but words, words, and more words. But for a […]
I just signed a contract with Packt Publishing to write “Learning Spring Boot”. Hooray!
After having written couple blog posts about Spring Boot, I realized that I was super passionate to write a title on the same topic. It would give me more space to show all the coolness Spring Boot has to offer.
It’s been three […]
I have found titles the first step in my desire of whether or not to read a particular book. It isn’t the whole choice, but I can remember strong titles like “Foundation” and “Dune”. I came to the Jack Reacher series by way of the movie, so the title had less impact on me there. […]
I previously talked about first thoughts of a sequel to Darklight. So far, I drafted the opening hook. This is basically the part of the book where you set the tone and try to rope in a potential reader by “hooking” them such that they can’t put it down. You want someone to pick up […]
A friend of mine recently asked me if I had a list of books I would recommend. A key part of his criteria was: “What books you have read to let you work in peace in SpringSource?”
I have been giving this question some serious thought. It’s a challenging prospect: identify a recommended set of books […]
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I have been working on a techno fantasy novel called Darklight.
A rag tag group from the old empire have fled into mysterious tunnels underneath the city. It is there that the former head of the royal guard, the slain king’s old advisor, a sneaky thief, and a political prisoner plot to rise up and […]
The final release of Spring Python 1.1.0 is out. Spring Python takes the concepts of Spring and applies them to the Python. This includes functionality like dependency injection, aspect oriented programming, data access, transaction management, security, remoting, and even python-to-java-to-python communication through JMS.Spring Python has been growing since 2006 and was the first Spring Extension […]
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