Prove Your Java Knowledge!

I can already hear the critics but let me start by saying that certifications are obviously not the be-all-end-all to knowing anything.

BUT, I am a firm believer that you get out of them , what you put into them.

If you put in the time and are disciplined in your objectives, […]

How To Quickly Add A Shortcut for System.out.println() Within IntelliJ

To quickly add a printline statement into your code, you no longer need to write the following ever single time….ugh…


You can now make the following changes in your Settings to use a quick shortcut (syso) with your tab so that IntelliJ will auto-complete the statement.

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Refresher: Naming Standards of Java Components

As a refresher, I’m listing the following Java coding conventions that are regarded as generally acceptable for coding in Java and more specifically for developing your automation framework.

Packages: Package names are written in all lower case. Typically includes the reversed internet domain. Examples: com.automationtested.mypackage, org.pixaloop.mypackage, org.openqa.selenium Classes: The first character should be in upper […]

Spoke to soon!

I just wanted to follow up on my post from the other day…on the hottest trends for 2016.

I think in retrospect, I spoke too soon.

I did some heavy reading and heavy binge-watching on YouTube overnight.

As a result, I came across a newer link regarding the “hottest and latest” for 2017: The […]