Let me address the fear of someone stealing your idea with the following: Wake the hell up! No one cares about your idea. Not even your mom (I know she said she does, but she was just being nice).
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Today, IBM took the pragmatic decision to end hostilities over Apache Harmony and move on. This is clearly a good choice for IBM, and probably the best we could hope for Java. It does mean that Apache Harmony is effectively dead.
But frankly, Sun, now Oracle, have got away with murder.
Whether the Apache Software Foundation can stomach staying in the JCP is, I would say, still an open question. Let's hope the deal that was cut is really positive. Because it really is time for the Java industry to move on.
Monday, October 11, 2010
Crane is useful for deploying any kind of service and has many built-in capabilities.The model is simple - use Crane as a library, define functions, and use Crane will call those functions as targets. Use Crane's conf and cred capabilities to get all the configuration and credentials required to write your deploy functions in deploy.clj.
Vintage Victors for a Cure 2010
Carl and Patty
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Browser-based mobile apps clearly have the potential to offer user experience that is on-par with native apps. Of course designing that kind of experience is going to require more than emerging mark-up and style techniques—it’s not going to be enough to just serve a mobile stylesheet for your app. Offering a native-worthy mobile experience requires you to rethink the UI of your app and deliver it within an environment where touch is the rule.