Author Archives: John Woodward

About John Woodward

Principal Consultant at Improving Enterprises, Inc.

Eclipse and Conflicting Groovy Versions

Talking to a friend, he reminded me of an issue we had long ago … and he ran into again recently. Occasionally, doing groovy development in Eclipse, the IDE will occasionally complain about a conflicting version for the groovy compiler. … Continue reading

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Updated to Win 10 v 1709 build 16299.19 … and can’t access anonymous shares

So … I decided to push the update to the fall creators update to Win 10 the other night, and immediately afterwards, my access to the anonymous share from my NAS stopped working. It seems that Microsoft disabled anonymous share … Continue reading

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Groovy @EqualsAndHashCode is slow!

Found this out benchmarking an app at work. We’re pulling a fair amount of data from the database via hibernate, and hydrating those objects into a set of domain objects. It’s a pretty straight-forward set of domain objects, involving stores, … Continue reading

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Groovy 2.4.x bug

This is a short blog post; just read the details here, though the bug actually is more generic than the initial bug report suggests (generics are not required). There is a bug in the 2.4.x groovy where an incorrect super … Continue reading

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Locked out of Android Phone

Okay … it’s been a terrible week for phones for me. I went jogging last week, with my phone in an exercise carrier strapped to my forearm. When I got home … the phone was pretty sweaty. Having dried it … Continue reading

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BitBucket — who has access to what?

This blog post was a god send: http://www.stevenmaude.co.uk/posts/managing-a-bitbucket-users-permissions-when-theyve-left-your-team This pointed us to an area of the admin section of bitbucket that provided us with exactly what we were looking for today. It’s not what permissions are still around when they … Continue reading

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Dynamically Clearing Tables While Testing

I had to blog about this, or I’m going to forget about it. Isn’t that always the case? We write some utility, and run into some issues, and then 6 months from now we run into it again, but so … Continue reading

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