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Blog Archive for carcassi during January 2007

One area in which Java has an advantage over typical HPC languages (C/C++/Fortran) is its ability to use information at runtime to fine tune the code. If used well, this allows you to write code that is a bit more general without sacrificing performance, as the code will get "re-specialized" at runtime.  While in C/C++ sometimes you are stuck with macros or preprocessing scripts,...
I have just made available a zip bundle on the Jabble site in response to some users that got stuck in the installation process: new to Jabble, new to NetBeans, new to Java... it's tough!. The ideal solution would have been WebStart installation - one click installation. Unfortunately a few NB modules are not ready for that... hopefully they will be in the next NetBeans release...