IBM just released version 2.1 of my favourite Java IDE: Eclipse. There’s a massive list of changes available. And I’m already looking forward to 2.2 which will also support generics, now, what more do you want. Eclipse 2.1 can be downloaded here.
Somebody pointed me to this amazing story about Linus and his amazing adventures in GNU/Wonderland. It’s really worth a read. You’ll find Mr Gates, Mr Wall (and his book) and other prominents in the Linux world, if you read closely (well, not that closely).It’s here
Man I hate people changing their MSN nickname every day :(Some manage to put their full life story in it, including what they ate that day, how many more tests they have to do this week, that’s the summer is coming, the concert they’re going to visit next weekend, how many more days until their holiday,Continue reading “MSN nickchanges should be forbidden”
In the past few days I gave some Mac users the chance to convince me to buy a Mac instead of buying another PC and putting Windows or Linux on it. Since I argued that Apple processors are generally slower (oh no, I mean, run at less megahertz), somebody pointed me to http://www.apple.com/g4/myth/, a talkContinue reading “Pipeline myth”
Carlos has been posting “101 reasons why Java is better than .NET”. A summary of the reasons mentioned so far: 1. Run on Multiple Platforms from the Smallest Devices to the Largest Mainframes. 2. Run Dynamic Languages 3. Compile in One Platform Run in Another. 4. Smaller Runtime Download 5. No mandatory upgrades. No subscription fees. No software insurance fees. 6.Continue reading “101 reasons why Java is better than .NET”
BBSpot: “High school sophomore Brett Tyson was suspended today after teachers learned he may be using PHP. “A teacher overheard him say that he was using PHP, and as part of our Zero-Tolerance policy against drug use, he was immediately suspended. No questions asked,” said Principal Clyde Thurlow. “We’re not quite sure what PHP is,Continue reading “Student Suspended Over Suspected Use of PHP”
As some of you may know I have a job at our university as a student system administrator. Currently I admin a webserver where the CS and Math websites soon will be hosted. Today I tried to get Java Servlets to work with MySQL, which seemed to be quite a problem. Personally I’m very fondContinue reading “Debian is great until you use it”