Mr. Gosling – why did you make URL equals suck?!?

Okay, I’m totally hacked! java.net.URL class officially sucks! The equals method on this shining example of the JDK API mess actually does a blocking DNS lookup on the host string to resolve to an IP address and then compares the IP addresses rather than the host string. What freakin’ sense does that make? Simple example: […]

The importance of edge case testing

I went with my cousins to the Denver Parade of Lights on Saturday night and had an interesting run in with some technology there. We drove down because it was a bit cold outside and we didn’t want to wait for a bus with Eliot (our 2 year old). Parking was easy to find and […]