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Blog Archive for kfarnham during February 2010

On his home site, Jeff Friesen, author of 21 java.net articles, has posted an interesting little article titled Comic Books and Java. In the article, Jeff presents a Java application that reads and displays digitized comic books. In the article, Jeff explains the standard format in which comic books are digitized (a .cbz zipped file and a .cbr RAR archive file). Jeff then walks through his...
On Twitter, I saw that an audio-only edition of Justin Kestelyn's February 16 Tech Cast Live interview with Mark Reinhold is now available. To see the interview as well as hear it, visit https://channelsun.sun.com/media/show/15028.
The 2010 Vancouver Olympics web site includes a nice little JavaFX Olympics events schedule application that's quite useful for people who like following almost every Olympic sport. Actually, I suppose it's useful even if you follow only a few sports. The application shows you events that are currently in progress or which will start in the next several hours. Clicking on an event link launches...
I received a message from the JFrog team, announcing the release of Artifactory 2.2.1: We are pleased to announce the availability of Artifactory 2.2.1! This is a maintenance bug fixes release for 2.2.0. Artifactory 2.2.1 is available for immediate download from JFrog's web site or directly from SourceForge. Instructions for upgrading to 2.2.1 from previous versions can be found here. For a...
The Continuous Blog has two new posts about the new Hudson 1.346 release. In Hudson 1.346 Released, Tyler Ballance breaks down the 1.346 release in terms of bugs fixed and enhancements. The very interesting follow-on blog by Kohsuke Kawaguchi is Performance improvements in 1.346.
On the Java ME SDK Team Blog, Tomas Brandalik provides First aid when emulator doesn't start: We have got few bug reports about not starting emulator. After some research we would like to summarize possible causes. 1. Freshly installed windows doesn't have msvcrtXX.dlls. Got to folder runtimes\cdc-hi\bin and copy Microsoft.VC80.CRT into runtimes\cldc-hi-javafx\bin. This problem will be fixed...
Where I live (Connecticut, US), a popular bumper sticker is "Motorcycles Are Everywhere!" That's what I was reminded of as I surveyed the past week's posts by Geerjan Wielenga, and saw that he has discovered several interesting YANPAs (Yet Another NetBeans Platform Application, as he sometimes calls them). It really begins to appear that, like motorcycles, YANPAs are indeed everywhere!...