This weblog is used to present poems from time to time. Our first is one submitted by Java poet Tom Clements on ebXML.
To help avoid the fraud, waste, and abuse that can occur inside large organizations, the military uses the concept of an Inspector General or IG. After working in 4 different large cooperate companies in the last 6 years, I think it might be time for an IG in the IT shops.
Why Apple needs J2ME tools now
Simple question, short and sweet: what do the words 'link' and 'executable' mean in the context of Java?
The JavaOne prgramming puzzlers session is well worth a look if you have any Java geek in you
Some problems with the JVM installer and launching and how it could be fixed by introducing a java management application...
Greg discusses the value of being a generalist by making yourself aware of many of the nooks and crannies of the Java APIs and how it is of practical help on real world projects. If you've never heard about the wheel, you're bound to reinvent it.
J2EE has placed a lot of emphasis on the middle tier -- so much so, that the development of J2EE clients has gone pretty much ignored.
If you are new to Java then you can be forgiven for trying to know everything there is. My advice, don't. let it come naturally. Rome wasn't built in a day!
I recently read Will Iverson's "Mac OS X for Java Geeks" and thought I'd
contribute my impressions of this recently published book.
Rave may have some interesting consequences
Java User Groups are a great way to get exposed to what's happening in your community. I know it's easy to say that you just don't have time for yet another meeting, but think about the benefits of attending a JUG meeting before writing it off.
At this week's Supernova conference ("explores the decentralization of communications, software, and media") in Washington DC, people will be looking inside each other's heads the whole time. Here's a quick advance round-up of what some of the speakers are thinking.
Does the project-temporarily-called-Echo (not-echo as it's starting to be called - nEcho for short) hint at the future of standardisation in the massively-connected era?
How often have you asked yourself, "What do Open Source software, peer-to-peer file sharing, and Weblogs have in common with, say, a big lump of disgusting mold?" Never? Neither have I. But that's no reason to leave the question unanswered.
Don't ask me why but I ordered my copy of the O'Reilly
Tomcat book online instead of picking it up at the bookstore
at JavaOne. My copy just came in the mail.
It's nice to see how Tomcat has matured and that we now
have access to a bound reference on this popular server
which has become an industry workhorse.
Thanks to the authors, the contributors, and to O'Reilly for
One of the things that I've been somewhat annoyed by is the sheer variety of data types floating around. I'm reminded of the old days, when connecting to a BBS and you had to specify even/odd parity, or the bit order - nowadays, you can pretty much just assume that you can connect with a PPP connection to get a TCP/IP "dialtone."
I've been somewhat surprised at how long the data type problem has...
I recently downloaded the M1 release of Eclipse for Mac OS
X and I'm really pleased with the improvements over the
Bill Day thinks it's Apple's responsibility to bring J2ME dev tools to Mac OS X. I disagree.