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Open source projects and Java

Posted by daniel on April 22, 2005 at 9:33 AM PDT

An invitation to share your experiences

Matt Thompson at Sun has asked me to forward you this invitation:

Building a Compute Farm

Posted by daniel on April 21, 2005 at 10:50 AM PDT

Scaling up to solve parallelizable problems

Dolphins respond to bugs

Posted by daniel on April 20, 2005 at 9:45 AM PDT

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.

Speeding the desktop

Posted by daniel on April 19, 2005 at 8:24 AM PDT

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.

J2SE in your pocket

Posted by daniel on April 18, 2005 at 2:45 AM PDT

J2SE in the embedded space

Tax filing and Java

Posted by daniel on April 15, 2005 at 3:20 PM PDT

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 Café Brasil, featuring Onno Kluyt for the JCP."


Posted by daniel on April 14, 2005 at 10:41 AM PDT

Building classes out of air

Passionate Programmers

Posted by daniel on April 13, 2005 at 7:48 AM PDT

Does Java on the Desktop Matter?

Fighting Spam

Posted by daniel on April 12, 2005 at 6:26 AM PDT

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.

Masking complexity

Posted by daniel on April 11, 2005 at 8:54 AM PDT

The problems with making things too simple.