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Simon Morris

Simon Morris started coding professionally back when 1 MB of RAM was considered decadent. He eked a living writing games for a while, before winding up scribbling R+D code at a top UK university. In early 1996 he discovered Java, drawn immediately to its latent potential - which, he reckons, it still hasn't even begun to tap. He now owns a laptop with more than 1 Mb of RAM (but doesn't like to boast about it).

 

Articles

The focus of most Ajax development is the interaction between a slightly richer client and the server, with not a lot of attention paid to how much can be done on the client side. In this article, S. E. Morris takes the Google Web Toolkit and focuses exclusively on the client side, showing how to...

Weblogs

Here's a question for you: is Java sexy?

I'm not talking here about programming in Java, I seem to recall that the coolness-or-otherwise of Java compared to other...

There was an interesting exchange on the recent Java Posse pod cast about the...

There's been a lot of discussion lately about the Java language: were the Java 5 features a mistake, will the features being suggested for 7 be worth it? One aspect of this debate is a kind of '...

Thanks to JavaDB there's been a lot of noise recently about Java SE (is that what we're supposed to call it this week? :) and end user experience. Specifically, the time it takes to download the...

I suppose if the following was on the Java Posse's podcast it would be referred to as "Pimping my Swing app".

Pimp My Swing App is the Posse's...

Several people responded to my original rant, and I'm glad to say just about everyone one of them had an...

Recall the motto "when the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail". One wonders whether the reverse is true?

In Where Swing should Venture Eitan Suez ponders the possibilities of making Swing applications deployable as...

Go make yourself a fresh brew. This could take some time.