Stored procedures vs Hibernate

In this article I aim to examine whether or not stored procedures should be used instead of Hibernate based queries. I’ll assume that both Java developers and DBAs are likely to be reading this, so here is a quick glossary of common design patterns found in Hibernate applications: [Read More]

Creating agile functional tests with Selenium

So you’ve implemented a bunch of unit tests and you’re feeling confident that your system works as expected. Then you realise that you now have to work through all those different use cases one by one every time you make a change just to be sure that you haven’t somehow broken the front end. Surely there must be a way of automating this process? There is, and it’s called Selenium. [Read More]