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Blog Archive for eitan during July 2003

The Austin JUG held its July meeting two days ago. The topic was "JavaOne 2003 Recap." We had a great turnout (close to 100 people crammed into our meeting location) and the level of interest was high. Five members who attended JavaOne gave a short talk on their experience at the conference and participated in the discussion panel that ensued. What I particularly enjoyed was how...
I recently read Will Iverson's "Mac OS X for Java Geeks" and thought I'd contribute my impressions of this recently published book. In summary: a quick read a good book nice diversity of topics well-balanced selection of topics This is one of these topics where you know it's a hot topic but you can't quite define it. Maybe it's because Mac OS X and Java are fairly orthogonal...
Don't ask me why but I ordered my copy of the O'Reilly Tomcat book online instead of picking it up at the bookstore at JavaOne. My copy just came in the mail. It's nice to see how Tomcat has matured and that we now have access to a bound reference on this popular server which has become an industry workhorse. Thanks to the authors, the contributors, and to O'Reilly for a very...
I recently downloaded the M1 release of Eclipse for Mac OS X and I'm really pleased with the improvements over the previous release. The biggest change by far appears to be improvements to the underlying SWT implementation for OS X. These improvements are quite noticeable in the application's performance, stability, and general interaction with the IDE. The editor feels speedier...