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Blog Archive for javakiddy during May 2007

Column inches aren't really a metric one can easily apply to the intangible world of blogging, but when it comes to JavaOne 2007 such a measurement would be largely academic. There was clearly one announcement which stood out head and shoulders over the rest in terms of the fuss it caused. For those of you living in a cave since early May: JavaFX is Sun's attempt to leap onto a bandwagon already...
Car manufacturers have known for a long time that it's the little things which can make or break the sale of a vehicle. The reassuringly solid clunk of the doors as they close. The satisfyingly robust feel of the knobs, switches and handles. Even that strange hybrid plastic/fabric/wood/solvent smell which greets a potential buyer upon opening the door of a brand new car. Of course, once the...