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Git tries its darndest to be as hard as possible to use. More than anything, it suffers from too-many-options-itis and correspondingly confusing options, often a warning flag for a programming language or tool. But git’s core is good, and it … Continue reading
As mentioned in my post, I’m using a MacBook now, every day, as my work computer. And, well, I’ve not died nor been struck by lightning or anything. But am I a convert? Read my of my experiences with the … Continue reading
As mentioned in my post, I’m using a MacBook now, every day, as my work computer. And, well, I’ve not died nor been struck by lightning or anything. But am I a convert? Read of my experiences with the platform. … Continue reading
I’m moving to wordpress to administer my whole site, ultimately. So this is a bit in progress. I’ll restore all the bits in a bit. You can still find content on to the old blog if you want to, though … Continue reading
So, here I am, sitting in a San Francisco apartment, overlooking a trendy restaurant scene. With a macbook on my lap. I feel like I just need to tweet something. Oh, it all makes sense now!
I love apple. You? Apple very Square, yet not square! Tasty, and not tasty. And so on. Here are some very quick impressions from almost two days.
Here’s an update to a . Extensions have come and gone, and Firefox is much updated now, at 3.6.x, with 4.0 on the near horizon.
I wrote this up for the NetRexx mailing list, but it’s a good basics article for anyone wanting to get a quick glance at Maven‘s operations. I’m not , I’m just giving a quick description.
Swing, James Bond, interface design, Dresden, an Elizibethan England children’s novel, and more — it’s all good.
The JavaFX Stage class, version 1.2 has some simple methods for dealing with focus, toBack() and toFront(). What it is lacking is a way of setting the “always on top” property, to force the window to the front. A quick … Continue reading
I broke down and bought a new Xbox 360 Arcade unit to replace my variously failing boxes. If you , I tried a couple of strategies to fix my machine. They all worked — for a time. The time the … Continue reading
The Company was pleased with our performance last year. So they went against everything we’ve been teaching our kids, and gave us candy pills. That’s Jelly beans on the left, mints on the right. Or so I hope.
One cool thing about Buzz: I get more replies than before on my posts. One bad thing about Buzz: Those replies are on the Buzz server, not here.
Alternate titles for this post: How Gamestop ruined my Valentine’s Day Gamestop Made Me Do It I’m an Idiot
I just picked up three books on Design, based largely on the recommendations in the JavaPosse Roundup 09 sessions on the topic. I haven’t read them yet, but just perusing them makes them look to be a lot of fun.