Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java, Node and Scala as well as HTML JavaScript and CSS.

I have changed my post editor to use CLEditorrather than WMeditor which had some problems when editing a post. One feature which is obviosuly really important to me is to be able to include code in pre blocks. Luckily I found this plugin at github which makes it easy to include this...

I have been working on a Spring MVC web app that needed to accept a multi-part file upload (an excel file in this case). There are plenty of examples of handling file uploads with Spring but I couldn’t find a concrete example for a web app that was using a...

I recently found myself needing to embed a velocity template in a project that was being bundled with the web app that I was developing, this meant that the template file would only be accessible from inside a jar file.

I am working on my latest codefish android app which utilises Jsch to send files over SFTP. I couldn’t find a complete example of creating an SFTP connection using a password so I thought I’d post one.

I was tasked with writing a quick report from an existing sql in a hibernate 3 and spring mvc application that I have been working on. I decided that the quickest way to get this done would be to create a new POJO and use the existing sql as a...