Tag Archives: Technology/Internet

List Of Languages That Compile To the Java Virtual Machine

I was chatting with a former co-worker of mine over IM, and he mentioned hearing that more languages compile to the Java Virtual Machine than the .NET CLR on a podcast. I was kind of surprised to hear this, so … Continue reading

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Goodbye Microsoft Office; Hello OpenOffice!

Microsoft recently provided me with yet another reason to dump Office, so I finally got off of my duff and made the switch to OpenOffice 2.0 Beta 2 over the weekend (downloaded via BitTorrent of course). I’ve been trying it … Continue reading

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Paint.NET: A Free Photoshop Alternative

Being someone who is fairly decent in Adobe Photoshop considering I’m a coding monkey, it always bothers me to not have it at my disposal when needing to edit or create an image. In general I haven’t had a license … Continue reading

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Subversion for Nothing, and The Book for Free

We’ve slowly been moving away from VSS and to Subversion lately and so far I dig it. Today I came across the the O’Reilly book about Subversion, “Version Control with Subversion“, which is published online for free. From its reviews … Continue reading

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Installing ColdFusion / JRun on a Dell Server Gotcha

I’m currently working on setting-up a two-tiered clustered environment on some brand spanking new Dell servers running Windows Server 2003, and ran into a little problem which I’m sure will creep up for other people. I installed ColdFusion MX 7.0 … Continue reading

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Former Microsoft Distinguished Engineer Speaks Out

This was on Slashdot yesterday; in case you didn’t catch it, Marc Lucovsky a 16 year veteran of Microsoft who wrote many core pieces of Windows NT recently defected to Google. He’s been speaking out on the faults of Microsoft … Continue reading

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ColdFusion MX 7.0 Licensing Information via Deployment Type

After attending a high-level presentation about CFMX 7.0, a couple of co-workers got the impression that you could use the Sourceless Deployment option to essentially deploy a CFMX application to a J2EE server without needing a license for it. I … Continue reading

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Things to Say When You’re Losing a Technical Argument

A former co-worker of mine sent me a link to Things to Say When You’re Losing a Technical Argument. I think my personal favorite is “Yes, but can this be embedded in a toaster, for example?“, but there are plenty … Continue reading

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Using ColdFusion Event Gateways: A Couple of Gotcha’s

Though I’m still working on some code which uses the new CFML Asynchronous Gateway as part of the Event Gateways in the newly released ColdFusion MX 7.0, I thought I’d post a couple of things I’ve came across to be … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of the Current Technology Job Market: Updated

Apparently my last post about this same topic got around a bit on the net, and last week I received an e-mail (as well as a site comment) from one of the founders from Indeed telling me they’d fixed the … Continue reading

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