In my last blog entry I walked you through the setup of a Java/Maven/Git development environment on OS X using Homebrew. In this entry I will walk you through a project using this new developer setup. A Quick Spring Project Let’s put our new tools to work by creating a starter application that will use […]

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Anyone who knows me, knows that my favorite A Teamer is, was, and always will be Hannibal Smith. It’s not just that we share a love of cigars and getting “all the things” done. I think it’s that he always seemed to convey a genuine passion and single mindedness in achieving his team’s objectives. You […]

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For some reason, in my tiny little brain, every time I hear the word Zephyr I associate it with Zeppelin, which leads to Led Zeppelin, which leads to Stairway to Heaven… Sing it with me now. Sorry to mislead you. This blog article has nothing to do with one of the greatest bands in the […]

Overview One of the first things I do when using a new Mac is to set up development tools. Rather than jumping all over the internet and downloading all these separately, I’ve come to know a nice command line utility called Homebrew. Now I know this isn’t exactly breaking news–a lot of people have messed around […]