Using Programming


Search for this lovely gem that came in Java 8, and you will find plenty of articles on how to create your own Collector, and calling Streams.collect() with a collector to gather the data into a collection. Neither of these was the problem I …
Java’s missing TreeMap Programming

Java’s missing TreeMap

One thing I have always found lacking in Java collections/containers is TreeMap. A simple class that takes a hierarchical approach to mapping data to a node.  Given a hierarchical string like "/java/myapp/javafx/config/phone" I can set the va…
JavaFx Maven Docker Image Programming

JavaFx Maven Docker Image

Recently when setting up a Jenkins build environment to use a Docker Image with Maven that could build a JavaFX project.  Thanks to some searching and a bit of hunting I was able to create a Docker image to perform just what I needed: OpenJDK…