Monthly Archives: September 2014

Validating Schemas in JAXP

I try to avoid moaning in blogs, personal or especially professional.  However, having been in .NET land for so long, coming back to Java and trying to do some XML processing has simply been a nightmare. So many magic strings, … Continue reading

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Contracting vs. Permanent Employment

[Updated: 11/9 to include a note about Pensions] I was recently asked for my opinion on whether I thought that contracting was a good idea.  My immediate, reactive thought was to answer with an emphatic “Yes!”, but I then started … Continue reading

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