Archive for January, 2013

UI Sketching/Reviewing Tools – A free online tool with the ability to export to PDF. It’s possible to add links to element, but I’m didn’t manage to get it working with the PDF


A paid tool, but well worth its money. The key feature is the PDF-export with working buttons! You can click a button in the PDF and it jumps to the right screen


Onotate let’s you annotate things. Very useful tool, only drawback is that when you change files you have to upload everything again

Categories: usability, work

Return usable Joda dates in JSON with Jackson

Every sane person ditches the Java Date-api and uses Joda. Okay, sometimes you run into trouble. This time when I was using the Spring @ResponseBody to return JSON and my date got returned as a big hairy monster (some Chronology and things which really scared me).
In this short article I’ll explain how to fix it. Since I try to be concise please feel free to ask me to elaborate.

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Categories: English, java, javascript, work

My Books of 2013

This page will have short reviews of the books I read in 2013. The rating is the same as on Amazon (love, like, ok, don’t like, hate)

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Categories: books, English, Nederlands