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Gregg Sporar

Gregg Sporar has been a software developer for over twenty years, working on projects ranging from control software for a burglar alarm to 3D graphical user interfaces. He has been using Java since 1998 and his interests include user interfaces, development tools, and performance profiling. He worked as a Technology Evangelist for several years at Sun Microsystems and is currently a Senior Product Manager at Smart Bear Software.

 

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How many weblogs does one person need? Blogging at java.net has been great, but I am moving my blogging activity. Check out this post...

Jim Bethancourt
, president of the Houston Java Users Group (HJUG) invited
me to sit on a...

Last year I made a change that I really enjoyed: I did not
blog during JavaOne. The event alone is enough of an exercise
in endurance, so I decided to drop the...

The ninth annual FISL conference was
April 17-19 in the city of Porto
Alegre, which is the capital city of the...

In March 2007 the nice folks at the Java Metroplex Users Group (MUG) in Dallas let me...

How can I find out whether a particular keyboard shortcut is assigned
to an action in the NetBeans IDE?

As I described
back in December, Sun ordinarily sponsors the annual holiday party
of the...

A while back I wrote a blog entry about how
I have been primarily using...

This has been written about before - Tor Norbye
wrote a blog entry on this...

Since my last blog entry
on this topic, I have done two additional
talks to Ruby...

Angelo Rajadurai is a long-time Sun engineer who works with software
vendors to make sure their products...

Key disclaimer: I am not a Ruby
expert. These days I am mostly
a Java guy, but I am...

I grew up in the Houston area and most of my family still lives there,
so it was fun to do a presentation in the
Bayou...

In the screen shot below, I have three source files open in the editor and each has its own tab.

The beta release of NetBeans IDE 6.0 came out earlier this week.

The beta release of NetBeans 6.0 is scheduled to appear next week.
As more and more long time users of NetBeans try out 6.0, I
suspect many folks will be surprised to...

I've been browsing some open source projects lately and have been
seeing a fair amount of source code without Javadoc comments....

Roumen had a
blog entry
last week that featured the...

It pays to know the right people. My co-worker Roumen has a very
popular blog and is also well-known for his many...

I attended the first three days of the first ever Jazoon conference.
There were some rough edges, which is understable since this is their...

I like it when other people write blogs that I can refer to and save myself some time typing. :-)

Fabrizio Guidici and...

In NetBeans IDE 6
the profiler will
no longer be a separate download...

Unlike past years,
I did not blog during JavaOne...

After several years at the Argent Hotel, for 2007
NetBeans...

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It is deja vu all over again.... Last year on the Sunday...

Part 2 of the memory leak article
I wrote with Sundar has been published.

Mobile Monday is a
community of mobile technology enthusiasts. They have chapters
all over the place. The ring leader for the...