Tag Archives: Java

Bruce Eckel On Flash And Flex

I was quite surprised to come across a post by Bruce Eckel, one of the founders of the C++ ISO committee as well as a popular Java author and trainer, essentially evangelizing the use of Flash and Flex to get … Continue reading

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A New Adventure For A Serial Startup Junkie

Well, now that I’ve seen the company I will be working at soon has recently been dugg and is also presenting at DEMO 07 within the next couple of days, it seems like a good time to announce that I’m … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2007

A couple of weeks ago Sys-Con published various industry opinions of what we’d see in 2007 in many of it’s magazines. The article showed-up on Slashdot (with a misleading title) among other places and included various industry luminaries. A couple … Continue reading

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How To Reduce the Size of JAR Packages

Adam Bien covers how to reduce the size of JAR packages in Java 5 & 6 here. An example he shows starts at 44 MB and gets reduced down to 6 MB– impressive!

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Java 6 SE Released

Java 6 Standard Edition has been released and can be downloaded here. The long winded version of what’s new can be read here, while the summary of new features and changes can be found here. Personally I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Under The Hood: How the ColdFusion Compiler Works

I must say I work with a really amazing team at work, and there is rarely a day we don’t get into complex technical discussions about anything from “what algorithm is the best to do x” to getting into deep … Continue reading

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Django Is Gaining Legs

While I keep poking around Django, I have yet to do much other than from simple stuff with it. That said, it’s definitely starting to gain some ground, particularly in the media space. Locally in Colorado, both the Boulder Daily … Continue reading

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Why Interfaces In ColdFusion Are Irrelevant

A post from Sean on Static vs. Dynamic languages reminded me that I needed to get around to finishing up a piece I started long ago about why I think Interfaces in ColdFusion are completely irrelevant. In particular, this quote … Continue reading

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ORM: The Vietnam of Computer Science?

Though I have a different focus at the moment, something I keep in the back of my head is DAO and ORM material as I’ll eventually be embarking on a very data heavy project. Without getting into specifics, it would … Continue reading

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SourceForge Enables Subversion Support For All Projects

As reported earlier, SourceForge has finally enabled Subversion support for all projects. Perhaps this is the proverbial kick I’ve needed to post a few very minor open source tools I’ve been working on in CF, Python, and Java somewhere in … Continue reading

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