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Well, I figured I should update since the last post was all doom and gloom.

I made it. A month late, albeit. Given it was a 4 month project, I missed my goal by 25%. Not terrible, but the important thing is, the release went well. We had about a week of followup releases to
fix small things that were causing big problems (read: financial). But after that, we've been running pretty strong. Carriers have been using my app and it's saving us around 125 phone calls on busy
days. Which is awesome.

My next enhancement is going up on Monday. That will include just some informational items, but it should continue to save more phone calls.

Then we've got two more bigger releases going out in the following weeks to add more productivity enhancements. Sweet.

On top of everything, one of my team members is quitting, and another is moving back to India to get married (why would anyone want to do either of those things?!). But the first one leaving opens up
a slot for a promotion for me. I could fucking use it. Money hasn't exactly been flowing in lately.

I took out a Chase Freedom card ($5k limit) to help finance my Barge to Hell cruise at the end of the month and my Fest 11 trip. I was hoping I'd get a bonus for completing my project but I haven't
heard shit about that. Can't count chickens...

So I'm starting to feel more comfortable with Spring, Maven, JiBX, Quartz - just about everything. Except Wicket. Wicket is the fucking worst. I hope it dies a horrible death. So yeah, looking for
alternatives to Wicket in our next big project.

Speaking of making big decisions, I also made note that I was interested in the Architect position here, when that becomes available. Whether or not that will happen remains to be seen, but I figured
I'd plant the seed.

Well, that's about all I've got. Time to quit jacking off and get back to work. I have this whole goddamn modal window to design using fucking Wicket. FML.

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