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Applied Functional Refactoring in Java

November 17, 2017

Since the release of Java 8, a bit of functional elegance has come to Java and many have already written about it. Still I haven't yet read anything on using those new elements to improve the structure, readability and maintainability of existing software. As I've had the opportunity do some refactoring in the past weeks using exactly those functional elements, I'll let you take part in my experience.

Static code-analysis for Domain Driven Design, Part 1

September 29, 2017

The main aspects of Domain Driven Design are of course communication and the actual problem/solution domain. But there are also some principles regarding the actual software implementation, where domain concepts should be easily spotted in the central domain model. For my master thesis, I have developed and evaluated a plug-in for SonarQube that should analyze some basic principles for implementations of Domain Driven Design.

Introducing an advanced LaTeX toolchain

September 15, 2017

Creating large documents with different kinds of graphics, like UML diagrams and various plots, can be a quite daunting task. Building up on the LaTeX toolchain, this article will introduce ways for including PlantUML and GNUPlot graphics in a comfortable and easy to use manner. The resulting toolchain will streamline the writing process and eliminate unnecessary side tasks.

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I am a Software developer and a fan of clean code and software craftsmenship. I'm also doing some linux administration, for example the infrastructure used for this blog. I'm interested in IT security and support all kinds of open source and free software.

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