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Blog Archive for felipegaucho during July 2007

I am visiting the web pages worlds these days - I confess it is not my metier, but this html trip is unveiling nice tools to minimize your the stress about validation and performance of web pages. One of the hard tasks related to web performance is the large amount of details that can affect the usability round trip (request-server processing-response-browser rendering). During my preliminary...
This blog entry is the summary of a long discussion I had with my friend Jason Brazile about Calendar and Date manipulation in Java. Jason is one of those agnostics against Java platform and he is also a high skilled developer and researcher, so our discussions often unveil interesting details about the Java language. This one made me be totally stoned. How many concrete implementations of the...
Few days ago I received a simple Java task: to take a comma-separated values (CSV) file and to create a Properties file for every column. The content of CSV file was delimited by semicolon; and the data was typed as the example below. Notice that first token of each line in the csv file represents a key and the other tokens should be split in different files - one for each language. Original...
The prizes and and the competition format were very attractive: 5 questions about Java SE, with victory criteria based on velocity and precision. With that in mind I showed up in the competition arena trying to be as fast as possible - a strategy mistake I figured out few minutes later. The questions were really not so hard, but you know, all that minor details about immutable classes and...