December 2008

  • A year in Bath...

    As colleagues are packing up and leaving to start the Christmas break I thought I would reflect on my first year with Web Services at Bath... In many ways 2008 feels like the year we got our house in order....

  • Repurposing print graphics for the web

    As part of the latest sprint for the online prospectus, we looked at the possibility of reusing the Course Structure diagrams that are part of the printed brochure. As the old adage goes, a picture paints a thousand words (and...

  • Testing controllers with Struts2

    We started using Struts 2 for the first time in our eProspectus project. In fact we're using Hibernate/JPA+Spring+Struts2. To me, one of the most obvious advantages that Struts 2 gave us was the ability to unit test our controllers. Before...