The Founding Members of the Justice League

The Justice League Founding Members.

Tips for your first programming interview

One of the perks of my current role is that I get to assist in the interviewing of candidates for programming positions within the team. For example, if we’re interviewing for a senior role it forces me to brush up on my own skills to ensure that I have sufficient knowledge on the relevant topics [...]

Change is good

So they say that change is as good as a holiday.. Well in that case, today should be a holiday. The faithful among you will remember that it was two years ago that this humble site was ported from Drupal to Joomla. The port brought along with it promises of fresh content and the latest news. Sadly, [...]

Its Alive

I never thought I’d get to the point of needing to write an article just to prove that I’m alive – but alas it has come to that. I have been super busy with my day job so my ability to be a superhero by night has been diminished somewhat. But never fear … Err I’m sure something will happen. iBatis [...]

Getting Table Names from Hibernate’s .hbm files

I ran into a situation recently wherein I needed to go through a bunch of Hibernate config files to find out which tables were currently mapped. I’d guess that there are tools that could to this – but using a Linux one-liner is always more fun. Shell grep -e [...]

g | south africa 2.0

This year’s much anticipated event has come and gone. GSouthAfrica, or G|South Africa 2.0 as it was called this year, drew to a close today after two fun-filled days at Johannesburg’s Turbine Hall. (more…)

Google South Africa – It’s Here!!

If, like me, you attended last year’s Google South Africa Developer conference then you’ll be delighted to hear that the date for this year’s event has just been launched!! The event will be held in Johannesburg on the 2nd and 3rd November 2011 and promises to build on last year. I’m hoping to find [...]

Counting Unique Values in Excel

Ran into a situation this afternoon whereby I needed to count the number of unique values in a column. Since I find myself working in Excel, I went about searching for a solution to this. AND… here you have it.. A quick and easy formula for working out the number of unique records in a column. Use [...]

Converting Time Zones

Have you ever registered yourself for a webinar only to miss it because you got the timing wrong?? Come on now, hands up all those who have… Well, fear no more… Here’s a link to a handy site which will help you with those pesky time zone conversion – click hereHave fun!

How to Retrieve Lost Wifi Password

Have you ever lost the password to your wireless network? I sure have – plenty times!! If you’re anything like me, you have thousands of .txt files with little bits and pieces of information but no matter how many of them you check you still won’t find your lost password. Fear not!! Here’s an easy [...]
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