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Blog Archive for cayhorstmann during July 2007

Today is 07-07-07, "lucky sevens" day, considered fortuitous for weddings and gambling. But for me, it was not a lucky day. I read the Java (TM) SE 6 Update Release Notes and was overcome with number melancholy. Here is Dürer's famous engraving “Melancholia”. On the upper right corner, you see the world's most famous magic square: The rows, columns, and...
When Eclipse Europa was released on June 29 (together with the iPhone and the GPL 3 license), I wanted to know if it did anything about one of my many pet peeves: tool support for writing JSF apps. In this blog, I will compare Eclipse 3.3 and NetBeans 6.0 milestone 10 to see how they do on the world's most mundane JavaServer Faces application: the login example from Core JSF....