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Blog Archive for ljnelson during September 2004

Here's a fun hack. I (like everyone else in the world) have a collection of utilities I take with me from job to job. It's served me well for several years now. These utilities are simple, domain-independent things: classes to copy files, find out what jar file a class is loading from, that sort of thing. Many of the classes in this utility collection jar have main() methods, and could...
Hello, first of all. It's an honor to be part of the java.net weblogging community. A discussion concerning component reuse brought me back to my philosophy major days in college. Who knew British empiricism could help you with object design? The discussion was (is) about, loosely, how best to design an object or a component for reuse. You want to get the hypothetical object down to what's...