A few days ago someone asked me if my MoneyJar application was available online to view. Unfortunately I hadn’t made it that far. All my development so far had been using MAMP to run a web development server locally on my desktop computer, until now. I knew that I wanted to learn to use Heroku […]
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Here you will find a quick overview of what MoneyJar is, what problems it hopes to solve and the motivation behind it. Shown in an FAQ format, you will learn, what it is, why I started it, the plans I have for it, and what I hope to learn in the process. (more…)
After reviewing different ways of displaying data in chart and tabular forms, it was clear that web-based data visualization was more developed than the tools available for java swing. I suppose this isn’t surprising since web-based data visualization has a larger developer base and is used by a larger audience in comparison to desktop based […]
Recently I have been considering how to implement the persistence layer of the MoneyJar application. However, after looking at some examples online a new perspective hit me that will change how data is managed in the MoneyJar application. The Changes Instead of importing the CSV file and parsing them into a list of transaction objects […]
Have you ever started a project knowing that you’re doing it wrong? When I first started coding up my MoneyJar application I knew that I would learn something further down the line that would make me want to start over. Arguably, all projects start off one way and end up as something else. Does that […]
A few days ago I had a brainwave while trying to sleep. One of the problems I have been having with the development of the moneyjar application is that all of the tools I was building were not integrating in a nice way. The packages and classes were tightly coupled, and I had a hard […]