Shutting down shypp.it

It’s been only 15 months since we launched https://shypp.it our peer-to-peer ride sharing service for everything. Last week we decided to shut down the service. A few weeks ago we got a letter from the Deutsche Bundesbank. They informed us, that we need a permission by the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin). This is required since we hold…

Shelf – Managing Project Configurations

The Problem In this article I’m going to discuss a problem which most people wouldn’t even consider a problem: managing project configurations when automating deployment workflows. Now this first sentence probably raises more questions than it answers: What do I mean with project configurations, and more precisely with managing project configurations? Why do I consider…

Top 5 Problems of Spring Web Applications

Howdy, and welcome to our first guest post by Petri Kainulainen! Petri is passionate about software development and continuous improvement. He is specialized in software development with the Spring Framework and is the author of Spring Data book. He is writing a lot about Java, Spring and related technologies over at http://www.petrikainulainen.net so go and…