Category Archives: BookedIN

CQRS recap, or “How to resuscitate”

I’m fighting a bit with my ego at the moment which is telling me I need to provide at least four paragraphs of update on what I’ve been doing the last three years when I last posted. The fight is … Continue reading 

Also posted in Clear Measure, CQRS | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Deploying a new version of a GWT app

For the record, I’ve never even been offered a Microsoft MVP. How’s THAT for street cred! That said, if the MVP lead in my area is reading: even though I don’t speak at user groups these days and hardly blog … Continue reading 

Also posted in Google App Engine, GWT | 8 Comments

Deciding on technology? It depends, or “How to GWT off”

Humble apologies to those who were on Twitter the evening of Independence Day. I celebrated the birth of the US by converting my personal blog to WordPress and the Twitter plugin wanted to get acquainted with its new home by … Continue reading 

Also posted in GWT, Javascript | 2 Comments

Thinking about the user, or “How to consider the experience”

Over at my day, evening, and night job, I just posted something on simplicity. The audience for that blog is such that I don’t really like to go into as much detail as I normally do. Lucky for me, I … Continue reading 

Also posted in User Interface | 9 Comments

Running cucumber tests against GWT/AppEngine in TeamCity, or “How to CI with UI”

Executive summary: Setting up automated UI tests for an GWT/AppEngine application using TeamCity for CI and Cucumber for the tests. Settle in folks. I’ma feelin’ verbose… Sometimes this “best tool for the job” schtick is a royal pain in the … Continue reading 

Also posted in BDD, Continuous Integration, Google App Engine, GWT, Java, TeamCity | 2 Comments

Release management, or “How to de-version your app”

Executive Summary: Through the use of anecdotes and a heavy dose of quotation marks, we analyze the traditional “beta/version 1” release cycle of our application and conclude that “version 1” doesn’t make much sense. We had an interesting conversation the … Continue reading 


It’s been many months of coding and even more months of planning but the time has come for some publicity. BookedIN is the name of the application we’ve been working on since the beginning of the year. The logo should … Continue reading 

Also posted in GWT | 7 Comments