A few weeks back I started noticing some performance issues on my IDE and decided to investigate a bit more on it: turns out that they recommended to 1) upgrade to the latest JDK (7) and stop using OpenJDK, as it has some performance gotchas.

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One of the best feeling ever, while heading a team of (web) engineers, is when you lead them to one particular thing: do not make the same mistakes you made back at the time.

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Today, even though I come from a weekend of barely sleeping, I decided, after an entire day unable to connect to the WiFi of the office, to try to fix this issue that seems to be affecting the Dell XPS harder than other laptops.

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