Jeff Miller

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Category: 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 various objects relative to Read more…

JavaFx Maven Docker Image

javafx docker maven

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 Read more…

UnitOfTime – Measure and convert you milliseconds

Continuing my series on advanced classes that are handy to have around when needed.  I have created the UnitOfTime.  This class is used to convert a number of milliseconds over to a more understandable period of time.

UnitOfMemory – Measure and convert you bytes

Not very often do I need to take a number of bytes and convert them into the most appropriate measurement.  This came up recently on a project and I thought it would be nice to just create a class to Read more…

UnitOfDistance – Measure and Convert your distance


Well I was bored one night after creating the UnitOfMemory and decided what else could be useful in the future.  I came up with a UnitOfDistance to convert distances over land.  Miles v’s kilometers and everything in between.  The class Read more…