Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Virtual Internet Appliances

I had mail from Joel Spolsky yesterday in response to my postings about how difficult it is to get a working Java web development environment set up. His su...
October 14, 2004

Apt and Extensible Programming

Over in the java.net community forums, Bruce Chapman suggests that we deprecate javac in the next major Java release. Yup, that’s right: no more javac. Ins...
October 13, 2004

E4X and Configuration

Jon Udell posted some more comments about E4X today. If you haven’t been following along, it’s a proposal to make XML a native data type in JavaScript, so t...
October 13, 2004

Blogging vs. Venting

Christian, Steve, and Anthony, from the Hibernate development team, have commented on my postings about the trouble I'm having getting things to work. I'm n...
October 12, 2004

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