An invitation to share your experiences
Matt Thompson at Sun has asked me to forward you this invitation:
Scaling up to solve parallelizable problems
Contributing bugs and ideas
Yesterday's MySQL conference kicked off with a State of the Dolphin address by David Axmark and Michael "Monty" Widenius. One of the reason's for MySQLs success are the contributions from the community. They noted that contributed code often does not make it into the source tree but that the ideas behind the contributed code often does.
Making Swing apps rock
We've pointed to Scott Delap's posts from time to time on his site Client Java. He has recently completed a book for SourceBeat called Java Desktop Live and we are presenting a pdf excerpt of Chapter 5: Swing Threading.
JCP News from Brazil
Simon Phipps reports "The agency responsible for that tax filing system, SERPRO, has applied to join the JCP. That makes the Brazilian government the first in the world to join the JCP in such a significant way. There was a high-profile announcement of this at CafÃ© Brasil, featuring Onno Kluyt for the JCP."
Does Java on the Desktop Matter?
Turning off Trackbacks
We've spent the last few months fighting Trackback spam. Each day, particularly on Fridays towards the end of the day, we get a barrage of trackbacks attached to our blogs and articles. For the most part these have come from online poker sites but from time to time a porn site posts as well.
The problems with making things too simple.