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Pete Morgan

Pete Morgan works for a small UK software house using Java, Oracle, SQL server and legacy VB/Access. With 30 years programming experience in a variety of businesses both large & small in commercial & military markets. (He was even managing director of a small computer engineering company for two years) Pete is very much a J2SE guy (wouldn't know a servlet from a glass fish!) and is convinced that Java is THE primary key to unlocking the shackles of "proprietarianism" from the small business sector.


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Of Netbeans form files, Widget macros and Matisse.

Posted by panaseam on October 29, 2006 at 1:18 PM PST

Just recently I've been tinkering with my project particularly in the realm of

“Widget tweaking”. I won't bore you with the details, but suffice to say that

“Something strange happened to me on the way to the repository!”

Basically I was editing my component source then checking that my changes worked OK in

Java is on it's way out? Not from where I'm standing!

Posted by panaseam on October 5, 2006 at 2:18 PM PDT

I've just been musing over the current poll What do you prefer for enterprise Java persistence? and noticed that out of a total of 1425 votes cast 107 voted for "I don't develop enterprise Java".

Projects Semplice, & PaNaSeaM: Supporting classic VB.

Posted by panaseam on October 2, 2006 at 1:34 PM PDT

Earlier this year, at JavaOne, project Semplice was announced, the aim of which is to allow VB code to be compiled directly into Java bytecode.

IP v IP. (Intellectual Property versus Innovation Protection) Part 1: Courts and Coders

Posted by panaseam on September 27, 2006 at 1:44 PM PDT

There are numerous small open source projects hosted on and whilst this post, in itself, is not Java specific it is as the owner of one of those small projects that I voice my concerns!

It's a reasonable guess that many programmers find legal stuff boring as hell and as far as possible ignore it.