RyanFX's Blog: June 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013

Lists, Sets, And Maps, Oh My!

Choosing the correct data structure can be a challenge, even for experienced developers.  If you're here, you may be wondering:

  • What kind of data structure should I use for my current task?
  • When should I use a List?
  • What about a Set?
  • What is a Map and why should I care?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Raspberry Pi Powered, Android Controlled, Tomcat Serviced, Remote Garage Door Opener (Whew!)

A few months ago I had left for a business trip and couldn't remember if I had closed the garage door.  Nearly all of us have done this at one point in our lives.  I promised myself this would never happen again, and a new project was spawned!

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Personal Gadgetry

If you're an engineer, you frequently want to do many things just a little bit differently than others... just because you can.  Your side projects are generally overly complex and accomplish what others perceive as minuscule, but that doesn't stop you!  This blog will contain those types of completed projects.