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Oh, You Mean You Wanted It to Work

Finally back on track building a simple Hibernate example to give future generations of students...or am I? In case you haven't been following along, I had ...
October 08, 2004

Open Source, Cold Shoulder

I’m very pleased to announce that an article Michelle Levesque and I wrote about why so few women get involved in open source computing, and what that reveal...
October 08, 2004

Ant + Eclipse = More Pain

The biggest problem with classpaths is that there is no standard way of defining them. Classpaths can be set through environment variables (which have an O...
October 08, 2004

Ant + Hibernate = Confusion and Pain

Once again, an attempt to get two stable, mature, well-documented open source Java tools to talk to each other has resulted in several hours of frustration, ...
October 07, 2004