Maven: Setting Compiler Version

I recently started a new JavaFX project. I decided to use Maven because the tool is great for building Java projects in a standard way that conforms with best practices. Unfortunately, I’m not the most well versed in the tool. I’ve used it a few times, and “it just worked”. This evening I got the […]

Developing with Docker

Working on Docker ( In my last post about Docker, I went over container theory and some basic Docker commands. In this post, I will cover using Docker in an application development workflow. We’ll look at developing a Python/Flask API in a container using Docker.

Getting Started with Docker

Docker is a tool for developers that facilitates the creation, deployment, and running of applications using containers. In this post, I’ll go over what containers are, their benefits, and some of the fundamental Docker concepts and commands.

Maven – Compiling JAR with Dependencies

Although I’m familiar with Java, I don’t use it day-to-day. To keep current with arguably the worlds most popular programming language, I decided to use Java in a project that I’m working on in my off hours. In that project (which gathers and analyzes economic data) I decided to use┬áMaven. Even-though my small project doesn’t […]