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Maven for the Beginner Programming

Maven for the Beginner

Maven is a Java project's build system.  I have seen other attempts to create an all encompassing system, and really had not used Maven, not really seeing a big difference between it and Ant.  Until a project I started on six months ago that …
UnitOfTime – Measure and convert you milliseconds JAVA

UnitOfTime – Measure and convert you…

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 JAVA

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 handle this for me.  So I created UnitOfMe…
UnitOfDistance – Measure and Convert your distance JAVA

UnitOfDistance – Measure and Convert…

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 was e…
AdvancedCalendar – java.util.Calendar java.util.Date java.text.SimpleDateFormat JAVA

AdvancedCalendar – java.util.Calenda…

Every get tired of converting from Dates to Calendars and then need to use SimpleDateFormat to output it as a String?  How about parsing a string and getting a Date object?  Personally after a single project that had several  d…