Jay Fields Thoughts

Clojure: Freezing Time in expectations


~6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
The current version of expectations (1.4.3) contains support for freezing time within an expectations scenario. I already put this information out in a...

Clojure: expectations, colorized


~6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
The current version of expectations (1.4.3) prints colorized results by default on non-windows boxes. The following screenshot is an example of the output...

Killing IntelliJ Launched Processes


~6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
I often use IntelliJ to run applications, and on occasion things go wrong. For example, a thread that wont terminate can cause a running application to...

sidenum function


~6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
sidenum function The sidenum function appends a sign to a number based on a side. The name sidenum was chosen due to it's similarities with signum in spelling...

jQuery find function


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
I've recently been using Tilava Table on a few different projects. At one point I ran into a situation where I wanted to change all of the visible rows...

How I Open Source


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
It's been recently brought to my attention that I don't view open-source the way that many of my friends do. My attitude has always been: Here's some code...

Agile Development with Clojure


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
If you've ever spent any time learning Rails then you probably read one of the editions of Agile Web Development with Rails, and if you're like me (skeptical...

Follow-up Thoughts on Aligning Business & Programmer Goals


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
My recent entry on Aligning Business & Programmer Goals led to an email conversation that I thought might be worth sharing. From A. Nonymous: I have an...

When to Break Apart your Application


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
At speakerconf Aruba 2012, Stefan Tilkov presented on the topic of building Systems. One aspect of his presentation that really struck a chord with me was...

Aligning Business & Programmer Goals


over 6 years ago by jaycfields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
A theme emerged, last week at speakerconf, around the idea that programmers and businesses still don't seem to be on the same page. I'm not sure if it came...