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Kirill Grouchnikov

Kirill Grouchnikov has been writing software since he was in junior high school, and after finishing his BSc in computer science, he happily continues doing it for a living. He is currently working as a senior software developer in a large corporate environment and would like to share his views on the Java community, trends and code writing experience.


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Why i don't care about Java 6 on Leopard

Posted by kirillcool on October 29, 2007 at 9:45 AM PDT

It looks like anywhere you go in the Java blogosphere, people are only talking about Java 6 (or lack of thereof) on Leopard. Some say that the only reason they bought Leopard was for Java 6, some say that their honeymoon with Apple is over, and some say that Java 6 will be available shortly as a separate download.

Rainbow 1.1 - SVG browser for remote SVN repositories

Posted by kirillcool on October 8, 2007 at 8:57 AM PDT

Those of you who came to the session (PDF link) that Alex and I have presented at JavaOne 2006 saw the application that we wrote to illustrate different animation, translucency

Java SE 6 Update N. Is that a real name now?

Posted by kirillcool on October 1, 2007 at 12:37 AM PDT

In what appears to be the latest installment in the naming saga of Java releases, Sun officially renamed the "Consumer JRE" to "Java SE 6 Update N".

An article on multi-core client side development in Java

Posted by kirillcool on September 26, 2007 at 9:51 AM PDT

Yesterday published a new article titled "Multicore processing for client-side Java applications". You're welcome to take a look and let me know what you think. Here's a summary of the article:

Key Largo, Edelweiss and Caireann are finally released

Posted by kirillcool on September 3, 2007 at 9:36 PM PDT

I'm very pleased to announce releases for the main three projects that i'm working on:

Substance module will be supported in NetBeans 6.0

Posted by kirillcool on July 28, 2007 at 3:08 PM PDT

I’m very happy to report that NetBeans developers have unrolled the changes that broke the Substance NetBeans module (reported in early May on NetBeans bug tracker).

OSCON 2007 - presentation slides and stray thoughts

Posted by kirillcool on July 26, 2007 at 9:33 AM PDT

First of all, thanks to all those who came to listen to my presentation yesterday at OSCON 2007.

Flurry of activity

Posted by kirillcool on July 19, 2007 at 8:39 AM PDT

I guess it's because of all the free evenings one gets during the summer (the hit TV shows take long breaks, and not too many major DVD releases), so i've been pretty busy over at Pushing Pixels, writing about the new functionality in the Substance and its pl

A silly trick with JavaScript

Posted by kirillcool on July 19, 2007 at 8:21 AM PDT

Here is a silly trick that a friend of mine has sent me. Copy the following JavaScript bit and paste it to the address bar of your browse (for some reason it doesn't work on this specific page, so try it one the main page for instance). Enjoy the ride :)