Pair programming tips and tricks

"Pair Programming means all production software is developed by two people sitting at the same machine. The idea behind this practice is that two brains and four eyes are better than one brain and two eyes"

But as usual with a new approach, it's easy to start with but less easy to start it well. I share with you my experience coding in pair programming hoping to give you some useful advises.

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2016, September, 27 connection pool, jdbc, tomcat, java 0

Abandoned connection on Tomcat: how to find the root cause

Tomcat gives us a set of useful configuration properties that allow us to discover the root cause of an abandoned connection in two ways:

  • logging the stack trace showing you the line of code that opened the connection
  • receiving jmx notifications of abandoned connections. Each notification includes the time and the stack trace as in the log
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Fabrizio Giovannetti