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Evan Summers

Evan Summers lives in Cape Town and plays Java, PostgreSQL and Linux. Most interested in crypto, systems monitoring and BI right now. Past interests include Swing, and future interests include mobi web.


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Swing trumps Ajax and Web 2.0

Posted by evanx on May 10, 2006 at 5:03 AM PDT

Health warning: This is a long posting about "Swing versus everything else" and more.

Netbeans Day (South Africa) Part 3

Posted by evanx on May 7, 2006 at 11:08 AM PDT

This is Part 3 of my notes and impressions from Netbeans Day (South Africa), held in Johannesburg this week, and covers Sang Shin's talk "What makes Netbeans the best IDE for Java EE Development?" (See Part 1 about Netbeans IDE 5.0 features, and Part 1 about Geertan's talk on the distinguishing features of Netbeans 5.0.

Geertjan reminded us that the Netbeans IDE, and other Sun developer tools like Creator, are built on the Netbeans RCP (Rich Client Platform).

Netbeans Day (South Africa) Part 1

Posted by evanx on May 5, 2006 at 10:26 AM PDT

Health warning: the italic text is just me rambling and so should probably be skipped.

Today was a lovely sunny day in johannesburg, as usual!

Explicit Reflection

Posted by evanx on May 4, 2006 at 4:33 AM PDT

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Like all CodeBoys on the Java frontier, I listen to the religiously. It's a great show innit!