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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during September 2008

If you follow my blog, you know that I've a bad attitude towards Apple's gear, even though (or just because?) I've been an Apple user for three years now. I've been frustrated by a) lack of support for Java updates, b) Mac OS X not performing as I need (Linux on the same hardware box is faster) and c) the scarce quality of my MacBook Pro (first generation). So, this week I can officially say that...
This morning I've been really surprised when I read the newsletter from Javoxx (former JavaPolis) and learnt that the belgian guys had to change again their name, because even Javoxx was a trademark problem for Sun lawyers. Boys, this is unbelievable. The Antwerp conferences are one of the most important european events for the Java world (in my personal opinion they are the most important event...
Varun Nischal, one of the fresh new members of the NetBeans Dream Team, is hosting some friends on his blog. I've just published a small story about the NetBeans Profiler used in remote mode.
jrawio is an ImageI/O plugin for "camera raw" image formats. I've started writing it a few years ago for my Nikon D100, and later extended it for working with a larger number of formats. As far as I know, it is currently the only 100% pure Java code able to read all the parts of a "camera raw" file, including the raster. Its development has been almost frozen in the past two years, with just a...
While aiming at blueMarine 1.0 for the end of the year, the effort is being put not only to stability and performance, but also on cleaning up the APIs in order to have a polished and stable version that others might use. On that purpose I'm finding an excellent tool in the book "Practical API Design: Confessions of a Java Framework Architect" by Jaroslav Tulach (I've not finished it yet, I'll...
This is not a technical post, but a service communication for people that might have contacted me recently. During August I've experienced two crashes of Mail, the latter a few days ago and the worst one, since it happened while the recovery of the former was still in progress. You figure out the mess. At the moment I'm still in the recovery process (and moving all the mail to Thunderbird), so I'...