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Blog Archive for chet during October 2007

var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } Longtime readers of my blog will know that I'm a huge fan of Design Patterns. Patterns wrap complex architectures with simplistic descriptions. They create wonderful buzzwords that we can use instead of resorting to actual...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } Introducing Animated Transitions, a new library for the easy creation of animated segues between application states. It's been a long slog, from initial demos of the technology in a session on "Advanced 2D" at JavaOne 2005, to use of an early version of...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } The publisher just informed us that they've made a downloadable DRM-encrypted PDF version of Filthy Rich Clients available here. I know that some folks have been asking about this for a while, so it seemed worth another shamelessly self-promoting, yet thankfully...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } It's here (almost), it's ready (for testing), and it's got a cooler name than ever before.... Java SE 6 Update N (formerly known as the Consumer JRE) is available for early access. Remember when I talked about an upcoming Java SE 6 release...