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Blog Archive for cayhorstmann during December 2008

There are several blogs that tell you how to do fancy things with the upcoming JSF 2 (such as these by Ryan Lubke and Jim Driscoll). In this blog, I look at the other side of the coin—how the simplest things are working out. After all, if Ruby on Rails has taught us anything, it is that a technology that makes the simple things simple has a great shot at getting developer mindshare. In...
After many weeks of labor, my software engineering class is ready to deliver our BlackBerry project to Cinequest, the organizers of the San Jose Film Festival. Moviegoers will be able to check the schedule on their Blackberry devices, see when their favorite films are playing, and find out about the latest special events. Running a real project in an undergraduate course turned out to be a huge...
This semester, my software engineering class is working on a project to bring the San Jose Cinequest film festival catalog to the Blackberry. RIM has generously donated us some devices. Being a keyboard person and not very touchy-feely, I like the devices much better than the iPhone. Developing for them is another story. I am not the only one who has gripes about that. The development...