Category Archives: english

Removing Excel rows with POI

When generating Excel Sheets it is sometimes necessary to remove rows which match a given criteria afterwards. The first idea for this would be to use removeRow(Row row) but this has the problem that it deletes all the row contents and leaves the empty row in your sheet which is probably not what you want. […]
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Book review: Becoming a Better Programmer

This is a book I wish I had read when starting my career as a professional developer because I would have had a head start about many of the things everybody takes for granted but at as a student nobody tells you about. Don’t get me wrong I don’t say that I couldn’t get anything […]
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Solution for the IntelliJ issue on macOS Sierra

Jetbrains has come up with a solution for the scrolling problem with IntelliJ IDEA based IDEs under macOS Sierra. They released a modified JDK8 which hast to be set as boot JDK for IntelliJ. You can download the JDK here. For setting it as the boot JDK you need to got to action menu. This […]
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Started into blogging again with a little help

As this Blog is fairly old (I started it in 2006 and therefore it will have 10th anniversary later this year) I have to admit it wasn’t very active during the last years and at some point it was nearly forgotten. During the period from getting to my masters degree in software engineering to becoming a professional […]
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JavaOne 2016 recordings

If you are interested in the JavaOne talks but couldn’t make it to San Francisco there is already a Playlist with all recorded sessions (85 Videos) from this year on YouTube. I would be glad to recommend anything but until today I was too busy for watching anything so there is only the raw link for […]
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