Annual 2020 Predictions

While somewhat truant in my predictions for this current year, expectations for the year prior were a bit elusive. Given the gravity of the Equifax data breach, it seemed reasonable that credit reporting agencies would need to find ways to re-invent their business models in an effort to regain consumer Read more…

Running Away from Maven

After managing a number of Java projects with Maven, the 2.1 release of the Twig Cassandra JDBC driver fork has prompted me to revisit the build process. This was a significant rewrite of the existing Apache driver, and incorporated a build process that leveraged the maven-assembly-plugin to produce a JAR with all of the dependencies included.