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Blog Archive for turbogeek during February 2005

JLogic, is a digital circuit simulator with an object-oriented design and written in Java. The project has graduated in the Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) at Java.net. JLogic has also released its verst version. I had a few questions for the project owner,Alex Lam S.L. about himself and the future of JLogic: An interview with ,Alex Lam S.L., owner of JLogic Tell us about...
One of the nuisance tasks at Java.Net is managing user membership requests. We can reduce our burden with a little information both for these requesters and ourselves. Almost every day I get a message from someone that wants the developer role on one of my projects. Most of the time I do not know the person and they usually don't know anything about my project than what they see on its front...
How do you manage an open source project? Part of the problems is that most owners of projects fear uncontrolled change. The second problem is really that no one wants to change code because they are afraid of breaking an unwritten rule. The key is as simple as writing downs a few rules that both make project owners feel safe to open up their software and second for contributors to feel that...
The Sun Education and Research Conference is getting started in San Francisco this week. Why is this important? The Global Education and Learning Community (GELC) is playing a part to enhance education worldwide and we are part of a focus at the conference. Most of us are not at this conference, so we need to rally ourselves within the virtual space of the java.net community. We all benefit...
More projects added to the GELC. For mid-February of 2005 we have the following new projects: Octopus - Time-sheet manager for schools with a rules approach ini4j - An .ini file tool java4web - Frameworks for web development jedi - Development of Java courseware and curriculum for Computer Science post - Terminal to keep track of sales logs and print receipts The Global Education and...
The Global Education and Learning Community welcomes more great projects. This time we have big integer software, a digital logic simulator, ad a problem-based learning simulator. Take a look at these great new projects and join them if you can help them out. BigAI owner: jonelo@dev.java.net A free program for calculating really big numbers BigAl is a command line tool, it is written...