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Blog Archive for hiheiss during April 2007

Brian Harry, a.k.a. the "bug guy," talks at length about bugs in a java.sun.com article by yours truly, Getting the Bugs Out: A Conversation With Bug Fixer Brian Harry. Harry, winner of a Duke's Choice Award, fixed Java SE 6 bugs numbering into the hundreds. His method: he scanned Sun's openly available bug database for intriguing bugs, primarily in the Swing user interface code, printed them out...
An interview, Meet Peter von der Ahé, Tech Lead for Javac at Sun Microsystems, I did with Peter, Sun's tech lead for javac, discusses the Kitchen Sink Language, the Java Compiler API, and new ways of thinking about generics, reification, type inference for local variables, and lots more. If you want to experiment with javac, check out the Kitchen Sink Language. Peter has a lot to say: --...