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Blog Archive for editor during March 2010

We've just published a new article, Dibyendu Roy's "Rethinking Multi-Threaded Design Principles". Multi-threaded software engineering continues to gain attention from new audiences as the developer and management communities come to recognize the significance of the Multicore Challenge. The history of software and hardware has been one of ever increasing speed, memory, and software capability...
I found Joseph Darcy's recent post "Notions of Floating-Point Equality" interesting, informative, and even entertaining. If you've done scientific programming, you're probably familiar with the problems of floating point uncertainties, significant digits, divisions by zero that really wouldn't happen if you were doing the calculation with pencil and paper, tests of whether the values...
Yesterday and today, I've featured the first two blog posts by Jean-Francois Bonbhel on the java.net home page. Jean-Francois is the founder of JUG-AFRICA, an umbrella for Java User Groups located in Africa. The objective behind JUG-AFRICA is to help African JUGs "collaborate globally in ways that will ultimately benefit Java developer communities locally." As he says in his latest...
This week's java.net Spotlight is the LWUIT Featured App Gallery, and along with it, Shai Almog's related post, "Latest & Greatest In The LWUIT Featured Apps Gallery". If you haven't visited the featured app gallery before, it provides multiple screenshots of about 80 different LWUIT applications. LWUIT, in case you're not familiar with it, is the Lightweight UI Toolkit. It's a...