August 24, 2007
So, according to Jonathan Schwartz (who should know), Sun has decided to change its stock ticker symbol from SUNW to JAVA.
The comments on that blog post are mostly in the huh? category, and I tend too agree…like the one that says this is sillier than if Apple were to change its ticker to IPOD.
I’m not sure if JAVA is a good choice as a ticker symbol. MSWY would have sounded better to me. May the Schwartz be With You.
May 21, 2007
Gem might be a bit of an overstatement, but as Jukka shows,
initCause() can save your day, or at least your stack trace.
May 15, 2007
It never occured to me before today but
is good enough for quick and dirty escaping of XML text.
And escaping it manually to write it here is also fun ;-)
March 28, 2006
According to the JRuby site, their 0.8.3 release is almost to the point of having Ruby on Rails and RubyGems working.
Something to stay tuned to…
October 12, 2005
Via Pier: Apple have just made their J2SE 5.0 Release 3 Developer Preview 2 available on their Apple Developer Connection website.
I haven’t tried it yet, and I hope it installs on Panther which I’m still running due to the Checkpoint VPN client which still not running under Tiger (and Checkpoint have not replied to my request for information about what to expect when).
September 29, 2005
I think an “uncatched exception” deserves three bug reports: one for the
exception, one for not catching it, and one for abuse of the English
From the XSL-list, via <XSLT:Blog/>.
May 13, 2004
All of Sun’s javadocs are now available online from a central place, and can be easily searched using URLs like http://javadocs.org/socket. Empty result sets are redirected to Google, how’s that for a useful web service?
Via Cedric Beust who’s also got a useful firefox link trick. There’s also a comment with a link to useful Mozilla searchlets on his page.