April 13th, 2013

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Pragmatism versus Idealism: Shopping Cart Edition

On the one hand, I hate having to put a pound in a slot to get access to a shopping cart at the local supermarket, even if I do get it back when I'm done. It smacks of mistrust, and treating customers like children.

On the other hand, I never used to be able to find a cart, and since they did it there are always ones sitting waiting to be used.



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Just used "Git filter-branch" for the first time.

Realised I had a whole folder of generated files that were part of the repository, and managed to work out how to remove them (this guide was very helpful). It was a tad nerve-wracking, but all seems to have come together ok.

Next up - working out how to use Maven to pull in dependencies at build time, so that I can remove _them_ from the repository as well, and not be including multiple versions of compiled jar files (Size of my code: 43KB. Size of included libraries 50.8MB).



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