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Blog Archive for inder during March 2005

Apple is usually really good at design and UI effects. A case in point is expose', which is a cool one-key way of arranging all open windows so that you can choose the one you want to work on. When I got my powerbook first, I was in awe with all such cool effects, and attention to the details. But there is one UI effect that I will talk about here: it is the snoozing light that comes off the LED...
J2EE applications, both Web and EJB, often need to set configurable parameters such as a timeout value, retry count, and so on. To avoid hardcoding some arbitrary values for these parameters in code, the applications need to externalize these values so that a deployer can change them without recompiling the code. The portable solution in J2EE for such configurable parameters is environment...