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Blog Archive for kirillcool during May 2007

It all started with a simple request - have Substance not paint rollover state on buttons. I could have dismissed it by simply saying that this goes against the library design, and having one request in 2+ years that the library exists hardly justifies additional setting (making the implementation more complex, the documentation more verbose and in general going further down the wrong side of...
It's not a big secret that a lot of people hate BugParade. It was great 10 years ago, but it's still stuck there, with complete lack of transparency, arcane voting and comment system and quite a few other problems. There are quite a few alternatives out there, and hopefully now that the open-sourcing effort is mostly behind Sun, perhaps some of the manpower will be put into retiring BugParade and...
I went to JavaOne 2005, and my impressions back then were not very favorable. Much has changed since then (well, we still had a few cheap applauses at the opening keynote), and this year it has been a much more pleasurable experience. John Gage is a very engaging (pun intended) speaker (*), and he specifically asked each one of the attendees to have a list of 20 people you haven't known before by...
You might have seen the teasers (first and second), and now it's the time for all the links. The slides are right here (PDF format, so you can right-click on it and save instead of viewing directly in the browser). The full sources for the main demo are in the CVS repository of Rainbow project (along with the WebStart link). For more information about bytecode injection read this page. The...