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11 Nov 2009
Dotage
09 Dec 2008
How I customized the Sandbox theme
26 Nov 2008
Updates and Updates
25 Nov 2008
So very 1337
04 Nov 2008
Josh In Space
05 May 2008
JavaOne, speaking, meetup
03 Apr 2008
Escape velocity is cool
07 Mar 2008
Got a Jolt!
30 Jan 2008
From yay to nay in 16 minutes
07 Dec 2007
JavaPolis 07
27 Nov 2007
How I manage my Wordpress
21 Nov 2007
On Balance
13 Nov 2007
Talking nerdy
13 Nov 2007
Temporary Service Interruption
09 Oct 2007
The Pharyngula mutating genre meme
01 Aug 2007
Goodbye, Hello
24 Jul 2007
Just a theory
23 May 2007
Serving one Apache site from two parallel directories
13 May 2007
JavaOne Wrapup: days 2 to 4
10 May 2007
JavaOne day one
08 May 2007
Netbeans day: arvo
08 May 2007
Netbeans day: morning
08 May 2007
Laughing out loud
07 May 2007
JavaOne once again
03 May 2007
Under reasonable experimental conditions
16 Feb 2007
Best cheesey-cheese
23 Sep 2006
Getting Closure
15 Sep 2006
Don't be fooled by javac -target 1.4
29 Aug 2006
All-knowing, but not all-subscribing
27 Aug 2006
All great truths begin as blasphemies
21 Aug 2006
My own private Wikiality
02 Aug 2006
His Noodly Appendage
10 Jul 2006
Gartner: equal opportunity employer
20 May 2006
Cafe web-two-oh/lame nerds/I'm blogging this
19 May 2006
JavaOne day 2 and 3: the booth and me
17 May 2006
JavaOne day one: spilt beer
16 May 2006
JavaOne day zero: baggage
14 May 2006
JavaOne day -1 : Bird Strike
10 May 2006
Heading to JavaOne again
09 May 2006
Another quiet moment of project-size zen.
28 Apr 2006
Fix for: Macromedia Flash not playing sound in Mac OS X
01 Feb 2006
X is a Java fad
06 Jan 2006
I feel a great disturbance in the Gravitational Force
09 Dec 2005
An idea for a better world.
13 Oct 2005
Tea in china? n00bs in India? Namespaces in .NET?
07 Oct 2005
H5N1 vs the world
05 Oct 2005
Civilization IV here I come
26 Sep 2005
The Spuddy Show
30 Aug 2005
An IDEA Live Template for iterating through a BitSet
18 Aug 2005
Today at the virtual water cooler
05 Aug 2005
And I just hope we don't forget...
13 Jul 2005
Storing page-state in the session is evil / Spammer for a day
07 Jul 2005
Space-Time Ray-Tracing using Ray Classification
01 Jul 2005
Calamari Safari
30 Jun 2005
JavaOne so far
24 Jun 2005
Touchdown at San Francisco
27 May 2005
The start of this worker thread
19 May 2005
Gearing up for JavaOne
12 May 2005
IM trumps Javadoc
11 May 2005
AJAX talk at CJUG
06 May 2005
You never know what you've got 'till its gone
04 May 2005
Site upgraded, turbulence expected
22 Apr 2005
Apache Foundation's exponential rise
21 Apr 2005
Verifying *real* usernames/passwords in Java with Shaj
21 Apr 2005
Brendan's descent into the blogsphere
01 Apr 2005
Now for some coder gear you can really wrap you cheeks around
31 Mar 2005
FishEye goes 1.0 ... but wait there's more
30 Mar 2005
Spore: If they sell it, I will buy it
18 Mar 2005
1111111111
15 Mar 2005
Getting your fix of crack at SDWest 2005
16 Feb 2005
Call out Gouranga be happy!!!
02 Feb 2005
Did I mention in passing...
17 Jan 2005
"Oh, I think he is a nutcase"
03 Jan 2005
Revenge of the
08 Dec 2004
Two things I hate about Java I/O
08 Dec 2004
Weblogic 9.0: the wizzing devil
02 Dec 2004
Firefox feature of the day (or: FishEye search from the address bar)
23 Nov 2004
You've been coding in Java too long when...
05 Nov 2004
A quiet moment of project-size zen
24 Sep 2004
You know you are a nerd when...
22 Sep 2004
Lucene at Sydney GeekNight
16 Sep 2004
Google is hipper than spud
03 Sep 2004
My kingdom for some bandwidth
27 Aug 2004
java.util.regex.Pattern StackOverflowError's on (x|y)*
20 Aug 2004
A perfect example of how IDEA *just works*
17 Aug 2004
Back from reef
13 Jul 2004
Totally Gridbag
07 Jul 2004
Rolling on the floor
06 Jul 2004
Company name refactored
23 Jun 2004
[joke] Two ints and a Float are in a bar...
04 Jun 2004
ICFP2004 starts in a few hours
01 Jun 2004
Real garbage colletion, developer style
03 May 2004
Re: The Pascal String Challenge
23 Apr 2004
Ergnosis: show us your bacon
19 Apr 2004
I *so* no longer care that "Jem has a new address"
15 Apr 2004
A first look at Berkeley DB Java Edition
24 Mar 2004
Lucene made my app embarrassingly fast
21 Feb 2004
OutOfMemoryError
16 Feb 2004
Talking Tiger, generically speaking
12 Feb 2004
JSP is dead, long live JSP (or, EL and tag injection)
09 Feb 2004
Groking Enum (aka Enum>)
28 Jan 2004
Get those idiots off my internet
09 Jan 2004
IRC is such a lonely word
21 Nov 2003
Ms Yao, you've got mail.
20 Oct 2003
Master-King
07 Oct 2003
Exploring the syntax in the JDK1.5 early access compiler
26 Sep 2003
The final red pill
26 Sep 2003
.java to .exe on win32 with Cygwin
25 Sep 2003
Thunderbird mail client understands maths!
25 Sep 2003
I can't stop being amazed by Google
09 Sep 2003
Is Sun Java Certification all that?
01 Sep 2003
[PPOYCTJD] My cat...
28 Aug 2003
Email; I'm over it.
22 Aug 2003
Guy Steele on variables-captured-by-anon-must-be-final (closures)
18 Aug 2003
Playing jokes on other developers
14 Aug 2003
Ant's cool morale booster: splash task
14 Aug 2003
On verbosity, Ant's syntax and XML
08 Aug 2003
New: Clover plugins for Eclipse and NetBeans
30 Jul 2003
++ not considered atomic
25 Jul 2003
Matt's first law of software complexity
23 Jul 2003
When Java is dead
14 Jul 2003
Tomcat's hind leg
08 Jul 2003
UPDATED: The world's best cut-copy-paste preventer
02 Jul 2003
'javadoc' for tag libs (and other CoolStuff at developer.sun.com)
01 Jul 2003
ICFP Programming Contest: done and done
28 Jun 2003
Status: busily coding my ICFP Programming Contest entry
27 Jun 2003
Tip: Clustering and your Servlet application
27 Jun 2003
Madcapping: Bragging, communities, ads and Zen
26 Jun 2003
'Varience' is out of Generics in Tiger
26 Jun 2003
To Adsense, or not.
24 Jun 2003
There is no object. There is no null.
21 Jun 2003
My attempt at Kata Eight
20 Jun 2003
BileBlog: a bitter alkaline Hani...
19 Jun 2003
[updated] Ant compiler adapter for JSR14 and JSR201 (ala the early-access compiler 2.0-ea)
17 Jun 2003
[Revised Opinion] JDK1.5 not so scary... but update those coding standards
16 Jun 2003
You know you're a nerd when....
16 Jun 2003
Real Life Redux: I blog therefore I catch-up-with-friends?
16 Jun 2003
I haven't typed an import statement in over a year
06 Jun 2003
Fw: .Net is I.T. 'asbestos', and Enterprise software on a PC is a "known bad thing"
06 Jun 2003
wx4j: Finally, a wxWindows wrapper for Java
05 Jun 2003
Another new Java language feature in Tiger... varags!
04 Jun 2003
Python is slithering onto my radar, again
03 Jun 2003
Java becoming a LanguageForSmartPeople, not a LanguageForTheMasses?
30 May 2003
BMC's four rules for meeting attendence
29 May 2003
New JDK1.5 early-access compiler, and "variance" in Generics
28 May 2003
Back from holiday
22 Apr 2003
NNTP, RSS, Gmane and Opera-M2
03 Apr 2003
re: Java's checked exceptions were a mistake
26 Mar 2003
Code idiom: using logical ^ to change your mind
26 Mar 2003
Why does javax.ejb.EnterpriseBean extends java.io.Serializable?
19 Mar 2003
"It's not a damn RIGHT-SHIFT, it's two GT's": my fight with parsing Generic Java
18 Mar 2003
Skipping and Seeking; strange Java API discrepancy of the day
12 Mar 2003
The first program I ever wrote myself
11 Mar 2003
Clovering Clover
07 Mar 2003
Must have Java book: is Google
03 Mar 2003
Todays googling and slashing
26 Feb 2003
CVS is prior-art for Interwoven's patent (#6505212)
25 Feb 2003
Googlewhack!
24 Feb 2003
GUI admin, shmooie admin
22 Feb 2003
An Ant compiler adapter for the JSR 14 (Generics) early access compiler.
18 Feb 2003
Code idiom: inserting a separator between the elements in a list
17 Feb 2003
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