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Blog Archive for felipeal during February 2007

Have you ever spent hours trying to run 2 instances of Firefox on Linux, using command-line arguments (like -ProfileManager) that *used* to work, but now simply open a window in the same Firefox process? If you did, this blog is for you... First of all, Mozilla-based products like Firefox use profiles. That feature is so useful that it deserves a blog of its own (no, I won´t reinvent the wheel...
Now that the pandora box is open is open, it is my turn to suggest a (possible worthless, I know) change to the Java language: the semifinal modifier! I had this idea on my way home last week, after teaching the final keyword for my current Globalcode class. The idea was basically this: final is a well designed modifier, as it has a similar meaning on the many places it can be used (variable,...
I have this blog for a long time - in fact, I think I was one of the first 100 or so weblogers, as I joined it shortly after JavaOne 2003. Still, I haven't blogged that much (just 22 entries in 41 months), specially last year (only 4 semi-crappy posts). There are many reasons for this inactivity, but I guess the main one is lack of time, aggravated by lack of interest. But the good new is, this...