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EAGER fetching is a code smell


Hibernate fetching strategies can really make a difference between an application that barely crawls and a highly responsive one. In this post I’ll explain why you should prefer query based fetching instead of global fetch plans. 1,367 more words


Jingle Bell Land

I am SOOOO tired.  This is highly unusual folks but watching all these people running around buying strange colored boxes with odd little strings on them.   236 more words

Healthy Puppy Food

Dog Fetch Fails

These dogs are hilariously awful at catching and fetching (Just like me!).


Poem: Donut Dog

One of the great joys in life is owning a dog you absolutely adore. For me that is my sweet seven year old yellow Labrador retriever, Katy. 211 more words


FO: Fetching Gloves

The aggressive blocking seems to have worked!

The gloves seem be relatively well behaved, curling at the bottom only very slightly. They’ve been taken out and about (by which I mean to the coffee shop. 132 more words


Aggressive Blocking

I’m in a rather love/hate relationship with theses fingerless gloves. On the love side, the yarn is pretty and I managed to make the pair in less than 48 hours. 234 more words


A Return to Double Pointed Needles

Every week there is a little raffle at my choir rehearsal (a means of completely un-surreptitiously raising more money for ourselves) and next week is my turn to provide the item to be raffled. 287 more words