1 Jul

Software Craftsmanship and Giving Back

This spring I had the distinct honor of teaching a .Net programming course at Boise State University.  Going into the course I was definitely unsure of what to expect. From David Starr’s horror stories of burning ERD’s to cautious skepticism from other professors I entered this senior level class half wondering if I’d be teaching […]

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31 Oct

Are named queries outside of your DAO layer bad?

Both Hibernate and JPA support named queries and I would typically recommend keeping them inside your DAOs. However, using a typesafe Generic DAO implementation, you can have one class support all of your CRUD operations, and use named queries to support finder methods. But this approach requires that your service/manager layer know your named queries […]

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