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Blog Archive for fabriziogiudici during September 2011

A number of things are being changed in the infrastructure of Tidalwave projects: Moving websites of projects to a new software and server is going on: the latest involved project is jrawio. blueMarine and forceTen will follow. Jira and a supporting Nexus repository which is needed for some projects (it hosts a few third parties' artifacts that aren't on Maven Central) have been also moved to a...
Geertjan Wielenga (Oracle) and Toni Eppleton (NetBeans Dream Team) are going to give a certified training course about the NetBeans Platform. Please have a look here for more information and online registration.
The past week Markus Eisele notified that on Aug 31 an new release of JDK 1.7.0 was released, fixing the bugs that caused so much noise a few months ago. One month ago I started adding JDK 7-based jobs to my Hudson, to check compatibility of my projects. So far, so good (I only had to upgrade a dependency to Lombok to get the fix for an incompatibility with the Java 7 compiler). So, after a...
I'm an advocate of statically typed language since... the origin of times. You may agree or disagree. But this Tiobe graph clearly speaks to me:   The peak of dynamically typed languages happened right in the years in which a lot of rumor was made about Ruby & friends going to conquer the world. Now it's clear that the world is still for Java and C#, or C and C++ if you like the old...