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Daily Dose - Java Contracts: By Google

Contracted code in Java can reveal failures much closer to their fault, shaving hours off your debugging sessions.  It's good news then that Google has just...

1 replies - 29452 views - 02/06/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

CSS Rounded Corners

1 replies - 8943 views - 02/01/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Php Xml Parser

0 replies - 9571 views - 01/17/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - JDK 7, 8, Project Coin, and Lambda Pass With Much Reservation; Tom Peierls Resigns

The four JSRs behind Java 7 and Java 8 were recently approved by the Executive Committee.  However, there was a good deal of discontent among members who...

0 replies - 27641 views - 12/08/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - VirtualBox Update from Oracle

The Oracle VM VirtualBox has reached version 3.2.12.  The virtualization app for x86 hardware just received about 20 bugfixes fixing stability issues, 64-bit...

0 replies - 20747 views - 12/03/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Still Waiting for the Chrome Web Store

Whatever happened to that October release planned for the Chrome web app store?  It hit a snag apparently, but now there are signs that Google may have it...

0 replies - 19127 views - 12/02/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - NetBeans 7 Starts Living Up To Its Name

A new beta release of NetBeans 7.0 is the first to provide JDK 7 support, allowing developers to choose Java 7 (still in development) as their target platform...

1 replies - 29379 views - 11/23/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Seam 3 Goes Beta!

The first beta for JBoss' Seam 3.0 framework is now available.  It requires Weld 1.0.1 Beta 1+ and JBoss logging instead of SLF4J.  This release includes an...

1 replies - 21525 views - 11/04/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Researchers Slam Android Over Apps that Leak GPS data

A study from researchers at Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs has discovered that 15 out of 30 popular Android applications selected at...

1 replies - 19259 views - 10/02/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Virgo M4 Prepares for Equinox Upgrade

The first beta of the Virgo Web Server (formerly the Spring dm Server) is getting very close now that the Eclipse Foundation released the fourth milestone...

0 replies - 20240 views - 09/07/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Google Pays Big Money to Keep Developers from Going to Facebook

LinkedIn has tracked approximately 118 former Google employees who have left after Facebook made offers that they couldn't refuse.  These offers likely...

2 replies - 20001 views - 09/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Google Code Jam Alien Language Solution

0 replies - 3877 views - 09/02/10 by Christian Harms in Uncategorized

Daily Dose - Google to Oracle: 'Bring it'

In a statement sent out to the media late last week, Google announced its intentions to defend open source and protect Android (and the Dalvik JVM) against the...

1 replies - 24134 views - 08/16/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - JailbreakMe Paints a Target for iPhone Hackers

Security analysts from F-Secure.com are concerned about the JailbreakMe.com exploit that allows the site to jailbreak iPhones and iPads.  In an easily...

0 replies - 15746 views - 08/07/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Meerkat Becoming More 'Mavericky'

The third alpha release of Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" is upon us.  Based on the 2.6.35 Linux kernel, Ubuntu 10.10 a3 has updated to GNOME 2.31...

0 replies - 17070 views - 08/06/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - DTrace Co-inventor Leaves Oracle

Yet another great developer has left Oracle this week.  Bryan Cantrill, the co-inventor of DTrace, gave a heartfelt farewell to the company he joined in...

2 replies - 15916 views - 07/27/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - GitHub Hits 1 Million Projects

Source hosting site, GitHub, reached more than one million projects over the weekend, according to their VP of R&D.  Around 60% of projects are full...

2 replies - 15923 views - 07/26/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Java Skills in Higher Demand than IT Security

According to a Dice.com survey of hiring managers, Java skills were harder to find than IT security skills.  In previous surveys, security specialists were...

0 replies - 18630 views - 07/10/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate and Hibernate Validator Releases

The final release of Hibernate 3.5.3 was delivered today with three main bugfixes.  Hibernate Validator 4.1 CR 1 was also released today.  Validator 4.1 adds...

0 replies - 18107 views - 06/18/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Android 3.0 May Focus on the UI

Multiple sources at Google are saying that Android's "Gingerbread" (version 3.0) will attempt to refine the user experience to make it as likable as...

0 replies - 18283 views - 06/17/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose