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Konstantin I. Boudnik

Konstantin I. Boudnik is a software developer with over twelve years of field experience. He is Ph.D. candidate of Saint-Petersburg University, Russia. He started working at Sun Microsystems in 1994 and was participating in a variety of projects. Among them are Pascal compiler; Unix system administration; distributed systems development; JES installer. Right now he is quality researcher for Hotspot VM and looking for new ways of quality development for Java.


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Java APIs comparison

Posted by cos on March 28, 2006 at 9:57 PM PST

Hello folks

We recently thought about an interesting approach of finding a
difference between APIs (public methods) of two versions of a Java
software. I was doing it for JDK1.5
(Tiger) and JDK1.6 (Mustang b76).

Sometime you might want to take a quick look and find out what exactly
has been changed in your (or somebody's else code) between two
versions. Why?

Java. Quality. Metrics (part 6)

Posted by cos on March 15, 2006 at 5:20 PM PST

Hi there.

In this short article I'll try to summarize what I was discussing for
the last couple of months.

Hidden problems of the blogging

Posted by cos on March 6, 2006 at 10:34 AM PST

Hi there.

It's rather short message about a potential problem you might face as

Recently, I've been told that few of my blogs are having incorrect
links to other resources. Being very careful about posting any
materials, I was quite surprised and went to to check it out.

Mustang (Java6) Beta is online now!

Posted by cos on February 15, 2006 at 12:13 PM PST

Whoa! Mustang is there! The long awaited, butts kicking Beta release of Java platforms is ready for downloads! And I'd like to join my colleagues and say a couple of words about this milestone. It's not something totally new for most of you. Everyone had a chance to take a look at snapshot releases before.

Feel free to grab it here:

Java. Quality. Metrics (part 5)

Posted by cos on December 23, 2005 at 5:55 PM PST

Hi there again.

Preparing your tests

Posted by cos on December 19, 2005 at 12:54 AM PST

Hmm, I just realized, that it's been a while since my last posting here. So, hi there! And for a difference, this time it isn't about java quality :-)

Offline Java Coding Contest (round 2)

Posted by cos on December 9, 2005 at 1:53 PM PST

Hey there.

Java. Quality. Metrics (part 4)

Posted by cos on November 16, 2005 at 1:26 PM PST

How are you doing everyone? I hope you're Ok.

Java events in Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Posted by cos on October 27, 2005 at 2:46 AM PDT

Two events are happing meanwhile in Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia:

Do not try to follow the links above if you do not understand Russian :-

Java. Quality. Metrics (part3)

Posted by cos on October 21, 2005 at 11:34 PM PDT

Hello everyone!