Have a RESTful weekend with some REST-related reading, some of it already a little older, but it’s gotten more important to me recently:
- Refactoring DayTrader to REST. An article on refactoring an existing application to use REST.
Don’‘t be tempted to overwrite
method_missing in an ActiveRecord-based model class. It will open a can of worms that’s hard to close without removing your custom version again.
Okay, maybe that statement is a slight exaggeration. I started getting into photography about a year ago, and that was mainly thanks to my girlfriends diploma thesis. I started with a simple point & shoot, but it soon gets annoying to be held back by its restrictions, especially when there’s a Nikon D80 in the same household.
Since I’ve started freelancing I worked less and less in a Java environment. Which is quite a good thing for me, since I get to do what I enjoy. I worked in a J2EE environment for three years. Though I never got to feel the pain of using entity beans, I still started loathing it over time. It just felt too heavy-weight. Testing is a pain, deployment takes ages, and it just can get frustrating what with all the waiting and the complexity involved.