Why you should small libraries that do one thing well, over on my real blog at timboudreau.com
A response to Eran Hammer's The Fallacy of Tiny Modules.
on Aug 24, 2014
I will be presenting the following sessions at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2013. For those in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley Code Camp is on Oct 5,6 2013 in Foothill College, Los Altos. It is a very well organized conference by the developers for the developers. This year has 232 sessions and 4500 registrations and am always amazed at the way Peter Kellner and his team pull this off!
These are my...
on Oct 2, 2013
While I don't normally blog about the exiting world of JVM command line options, this new 7.0 option, which allows you to rotate to a new GC log file, was just so exciting... err... not so widely published that I decided to share. Of course these options only apply when you've used the -Xloggc: option. The settings are;
UseGCLogFileRotation, default value: false
NumberOfGCLogsFiles, default value...
on Aug 20, 2012
A simple question that immediately responds: “No, we do not need it.” If it is possible, however, is quite another matter. Really, it is an interesting challenge changing the interface of the calculator in a way that can attract and impress the user of perhaps one of the most widely used and useful software in an operational environment. Over the years, the calculator’s user interface has...
on Sep 28, 2012
Today we are gonna talk about how to create a Java application for Digital TV that integrates with Twitter. Note that the demo will be based on the basic Java DTV stack, without any specific middleware definitions, so feel free to add UI later.
phoneMe Advanced is the basic stack (CDC/FP/PBP) for DTV middlewares. I started looking at a Twitter library in Java and found an interesting one called...
on Nov 22, 2010
JCertif 2012 Call for Papers Now Open -- http://www.jcertif.com!
As some of you already know. The next edition of JCertif is coming and will take place on September 03th-09th in Brazzaville, Congo.
If you have an interesting presentation idea, we want to hear from you!
We invite you to share your Java experiences with the industry and community by submitting a proposal for this far from the «...
on Jun 6, 2012
Eclipse is famous IDE in em Java, follows the open source model. The Eclipse project was stated by IBM that does the first version, then donated like open source for the community. The begin costs was above 40 millions. Nowadays, the Eclipse is one of the most used worldwide. Has important feature how the SWT uses and not the Swing, there are too many plug-ins...
on Nov 26, 2011
Beyond being merely a computer programming language, Java is the most widely used software platform in the entire world. There is a large number of various software solutions that were developed using this technology. Without many people being aware, Java is present in our daily lives in embedded technologies like blue-ray discs and a countless number of sites on the internet that...
on Jul 26, 2011
In JUG-AFRICA we started an Open Source project to manage the BIG ANNUAL EVENTS for our JUGs. The first release will be available in the early second half of January.
The application will provide all services bellow via the REST Web services :
- Appointment Manager
- Conference Manager
- Paper reviews and approval Manager
- Profile Manager
- Registration Manager
on Jan 2, 2011
Google maps was a useful hit from the moment it went on line. Since then thousands of web pages have added map capability to their sites, courtesy of Google. Let me illustrate how you can add Google maps to your Java application.
Google furnishes its maps via a simple REST request. Does this mean you need to add some fancy REST framework to your application? Not at all! Java provides...
on Oct 16, 2010
This is the first edition of a new column I'll be writing each weekend titled "java.net: the Week in Review." In the column, I'll present all of the previous week's Java Today news items, a selection of java.net blog posts, polls, and spotlights.
I'll organize the presentation by categorizing the featured news items, so if, for example, your interest is JavaEE and GlassFish, you'll be...
on May 1, 2010
Easy-Cassandra is a framework ORM API and a high client for Apache Cassandra in java, with this is possible persist information from the Java Object in easy way. For this is only necessary add some annotations in some fields and your class. It works like an abstraction's tier in the Thrift, doing call for Cassandra.
on Feb 21, 2012
My name is Haim Michael, I am the General Manager for Zindell Technologies and I am an eternal student and a lecturer. I chose to develop the abelski web site for the benefit of all people world wide. I have started to develop it in November 2007 and I continuously update its courses and add new ones. All courses on this web site are available for free personal and academic usage.
on Oct 4, 2010
From 1995, when was launched the first Java's version, to 2012 the Java evolute obtained seven versions, many improvements and fixes bugs. In 2011 the biggest “boom” in the java world was about the openjdk recently it's grew in exponential way, but there are some myths arount it, for example, some people know the openjdk like “poor brother” of SUN's JDK (actually Oracle...
on Jan 16, 2012
I'll like to let you know the dates of JCertif 2011 the biggest Java Community Event in Africa. About 800+ attendees from many countries.
We will be happy to have you as Speaker on Developer Tools, Java, Open Source, Mobile Apps...or Business solutions.
I'll like to let you know the dates of JCertif 2011 the biggest Java Community Event in Africa. About 800+ attendees from many countries....
on Jan 1, 2011
In May Google and Willow Garage announced the first pure-Java implementation of ROS - Willow Garage's Robotic Operating System. Called “rosjava”, the new library is still at alpha level, but it is clear from their forge that active development continues.
Android is is well suited for robotic applications with its support of audio, accelerometers, GPS, cameras...
on Sep 24, 2011
Hi, this post will try to guide you to develope an BlackBerry+LWUIT easy sample using Netbeans 6.9.
I was looking for a simple step by step guide to do it, but i found that many resources were removed, making the learning a little hard. But here i present a very simple and functional tutorial about this, enjoy it...
1. Download the JDE versions, I recommend 4.7.x (for Storm support...
on Nov 12, 2010
I know what you are thinking...consulting has always been a service. But the Cloud is making it evolve.
Cloud Computing has been one of my favourite topics in the last couple of years. Coming from a sysadmin background I am frequently in awe of how easy it is nowadays to conjure up vast amounts of computing and storage resources out of thin air. Of course I know that its not "out of...
on Feb 16, 2011
I was doing some JavaFX hacking, and I had to create a sequence initially full of zeros. How can you do that? There's apparently only one way:
<p>var bits = for (i in [1..64]) (0 as Long);</p>
Problems: First, I need a loop - OK, a comprehension - to initialize the sequence. There is no syntax, no API helper or type constructor, that directly expresses "Long with N elements...
on Jun 18, 2010
Performance: JavaFX Balls
As soon as I've got JavaFX 1.3 and NetBeans 6.9-beta, first thing I did was obviously running benchmarks, and the new update delivers on its promise. Let's first check JavaFX Balls (port of Bubblemark). I've last reported results for 1.2 here; but scores for 1.2 are updated again to account for changes in my test system, remarkably the JDK (now 6u21-ea-b03).
on May 3, 2010