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Best Tips to Look for a Job While Still Employed

March 17th, 2013 Leave a comment
Best Tips to Look for a Job While Still Employed

There’s no doubt that trying to find a new job while you’re still in your old one can be difficult. On the one hand, you don’t want to give up your current job without know that there’s another one waiting for you. On the other hand, searching for a job is something that requires a significant investment of time, something likely to be in short supply given that you already have a position to look after. On top of all that, you have fraught office politics to deal with – no-one wants their boss to know that they’re leaving. In… View full post »

5 Easy Java Optimization Tips

January 24th, 2012 Leave a comment 10 comments
5 Easy Java Optimization Tips

When writing Java code it can be easy to make simple mistakes that seem harmless on the surface but, as our applications grow larger, they can show themselves to be slow, resource intensive processes that could use a tune-up. Luckily there are some easy ways to optimize your Java code that you can begin using today. Here, we will introduce you to five of them. 1. Avoid unnecessary casting Casting, for the new developer, is a way of converting between reference data types. Most casting is done to allow a more generic form of programming where your code will… View full post »