Sometimes i think about programming.

Minimize Code Ownership

 Coding

Have you ever seen the following comment: /** * @author Some Awesome Programmer * */I hate this comment, it doesn't give me any useful information, it's probably to old to give me any

Don't hide stuff in catch alls

 Coding

At times it can be tempting to hide minor problems with a catch all. You know, like pesky NPE's, if they don't really cause you any problems if they happen

Git fetch or pull?

 Coding

I've been unsure for some time now what it is that git fetch does. And often when I speak with my colleagues, the conversation goes something like this: D1 -

What is maven actually doing?

 Coding

I've never been a maven power-user, mostly I get by with my IDE doing most of my tasks, like running tests and whatnot. But I do use maven regularly, either