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Blog Archive for chet during November 2007

var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } I don't like to toot my own horn, but I'm happy if others happen to toot it for me. Geertjan Wielenga has posted a review of Filthy Rich Clients on his blog. If you're still wondering whether this book is for you, check out the review. Geertjan does the best job...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } I spent Wednesday at QCon, in San Francisco, giving a presentation on Java's new consumer focus and participating on a panel with the auspicious title, What Will the Future of Java Development Be?. I wrote a bit about one of the panel discussions for The Register,...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } The presentation that Doug Felt, Phil Race, and I did in 2005 has the best description+diagrams of text measurement in Java 2D that I have seen. It's so useful, in fact, that I put a link to the talk in one of the footnotes of the book (footnote 15, p. 78). (By the...
var urchinCalled; if (!urchinCalled) { _uacct = "UA-1223303-2"; urchinCalled = true; urchinTracker(); } The JavaOne Call for Papers deadline always sneaks up on me. It's like jet lag; one minute you're productively cranking out code, then suddenly you're asleep on the keyboard, drooling on the spacebar. Like previous years, we want to encourage as much...