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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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Sync and Destroy 1: The Cookie Jar

Posted by evanx on October 27, 2006 at 4:05 PM PDT


Address Form with Gbc

Posted by evanx on October 26, 2006 at 9:21 PM PDT

Here's having a go at John's address form using

Pulp Diction 2: Top Ten Reasons to Choose Java Over C/C++

Posted by evanx on October 25, 2006 at 4:53 PM PDT

I really am so IRRITATED by now with all these Top Ten bookmarks, Goddamn! But if you can't squish 'em like a bug then join 'em like a feature?! "Be the change you want to see in the world." I tried that, doesn't work! Heh heh

So I'll start with C++ and then move on to, um, er, whatsit? The other C... No, not Objective-C! The C shh... um... oh frell it, i can't remember!

Enhanced DTs Extract 1: Progress Dialog Worker Preview

Posted by evanx on October 25, 2006 at 9:28 AM PDT

Here is an extract from an upcoming article, called "Enhanced DTs" about EDT "boilerplate" programming.

It starts off looking at moving your boilerplate sideways into a separate class, and then ends off using CGLIB's interceptor mechanism (which CGLIB calls an "enchancer," hence the name of the article). On the way, we explore some other interesting EDT stuff like Foxtrot.

Pulp Diction 1: Top Ten Reasons Why To Work from Home

Posted by evanx on October 24, 2006 at 6:17 AM PDT

So my top, um, six reasons Why To Work From Home (shortly to be followed by my Top Ten Why Not To) are as follows.

  1. You don't have to drive/commute to work. Or even get dressed for work for that matter.
  2. You can work in your high heel shoes and make-up.

Trip and Tick 200: WebStart me up, baby!

Posted by evanx on October 19, 2006 at 3:31 PM PDT

Mmmm... Java

Posted by evanx on October 17, 2006 at 11:07 AM PDT

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