Category Archives: Languages
I can’t say I’m an avid reader of Dilbert by any means, but today’s comic features a mention of Java: Don’t bother. I already coded a Java app to do everything you do. Good stuff.
The default Eclipse for Mac OS X font is kind of annoying since it’s way too big and reminds me of MS Comic Sans. If you try to replace it with one of the wonderful ProggyFonts without tweaking them first, … Continue reading
Hey look, the public beta of ColdFusion 8 is now available for download at Adobe Labs. This is the beta you have been looking for.
I first noticed Ben Forta’s post about his site outage citing upgrading to the version of Scorpio being used for the public beta. Now with a couple of other vague posts by Raymond Camden and Damon Cooper, my best guess … Continue reading
One of the newer features of Java as of 1.4 is non-blocking IO, yet it’s very hard to find decent documentation about it or even a simple tutorial. NIO is a very powerful feature but easy to get wrong given … Continue reading
Fillp Hanik recently posted a blog entry about a load test comparison he did using Glassfish, Jetty, and Tomcat 6 using the new NIO (non-blocking io) connectors in which Tomcat 6 was able to handle 16,000 connections. As always load … Continue reading
Google recently released yet another interesting piece of Java machinery, Guice. Given the direction that Spring 2.0 is going in, this looks like a good alternative if you’re looking for a simple dependency injection framework. If you’re curious about what … Continue reading
Not to directly pick on Peter Bell at all (he’s a very smart guy and I really enjoy his blog, so this is nothing personal at all), I just noticed something he mentioned in a recent comment on a blog … Continue reading
While doing my normal nightly browsing, I saw an “Open Source ColdFusion Server” digg which mentioned that the Smith Project, a free and lightweight CFML implementation, is going to be Open Sourced. This is great news for the community, and … Continue reading