Acteur is a pattern for pipelining work - a little DI functional goodness for Java. I might have been speaking Swahili when I wrote about Acteur last month. So here's a simple explanation of the design pattern behind it, with a simple sample project.
How to use JDK 7's AutoCloseable for more than just I/O.
A quick, hopefully readable analysis of this week's security exploit and fix over at my new blog
I have a new blog at http://timboudreau.com - and there are new NetBeans plugins for node.js, source code for the NetBeans VNC modules, plus a nifty Netty-based framework for asnchronous web apps, and more.