Dustin Marx

Dustin Marx is a principal software engineer and architect at Raytheon Company. His previous published work for JavaWorld includes Java and Flex articles and "More JSP best practices" (July 2003) and "JSP Best Practices" (November 2001).

JavaScript objects from a Java developer's perspective

Codehaus: The once great house of code has fallen

The onetime home of projects such as JMock, Mule, and XDoclet has announced that it will begin taking projects and services offline in early April 2015.

Manipulating JARs, WARs, and EARs on the command line

Manipulating JARs, WARs, and EARs on the command line

Learn how to do essential CRUD operations on JAR, WAR, and EAR files using the command line and jar command.

Java extension mechanism loads all JARs

Although the Java extension mechanism and the classpath mechanism are both used in Java class loading, there are some important differences between them. Unpack the Java extension mechanism and get tips for working around its pitfalls....

ChoiceFormat: Numeric range formatting

Learn how to use ChoiceFormat and its patterns to customize the formatting of numeric ranges in your Java programs.

Big Java news in late summer 2014

Java modularity and updated JVM performance options spark developer interest in Java EE 8 and Java 9.

Autoboxing, Unboxing, and NoSuchMethodError

The Java NoSuchMethodError sometimes arises when pre-Java 5 classes are compiled with classes that include autoboxing and unboxing syntax. Find out why and learn how to work around it in this post.

Books that have most influenced my software development career

Books that have most influenced my software development career

Dustin Marx names 9 books that have earned a permanent place in his bookshelf, and maybe yours.

Custom Cassandra data types

Learn to create and then use custom Cassandra Query Language data types in this quick tutorial from Dustin Marx.

Next generation Project Valhalla proposed

Proposed by Brian Goetz, Project Valhalla would provide long-term structure and support for evolving the Java language and platform. Voting by current OpenJDK members closes on July 7.

I don't think that software development word means what you think it means

I don't think that software development word means what you think it means

From Agile to SLOC, Dustin Marx corrects the record about programming terminology that is commonly misused, and even misunderstood, by software developers.

Connecting to Cassandra from Java

Learn how to connect to the Cassandra database and perform basic CRUD operations using CQL and the Cassandra Java Driver.

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