Category Archives: Java

1 jul

Developers: Application Programmers vs Software Engineers

**, .NET MVC, Architecture, CakePHP, Databases, Hacking, Hardware, Java, Rants

I feel that there are very large differences between particular types of roles in the Information Technology world. It’s often times confused and misrepresented, so I’d like to clear this particular comparison up a little bit. There are many people … Continue reading

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25 feb

CEO Friday: Why Not to Hire C# Developers

***, .NET MVC, C++, ColdFusion, Entertainment, Java, Linux, Microsoft, Objective-C, PHP, Ruby, Windows

Hold on just a second. These are not my words. Exactly two years ago, this post came out, explaining why over at Expensify, they do not hire C# Programmers. Not because they were not talented, not because they are Microsoft … Continue reading

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14 jan

Dept of Homeland Security says to Remove Java

*, Hacking, Internet, Java, News

The Department of Homeland Security says to remove Java from all of your computers. All of the contracts that I have are sending out business warnings to remove Java from your machines. The once, language that was supposed to serve … Continue reading

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19 nov

Emulation, Code Porting to OS’s, Mobile, and Steam moving to Linux?

***, Architecture, C++, Java, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Mobility, OS, Programming, Windows

Many people think that when you create an application, you are stuck with the Operating System that the app is created on. Not true. Code, that creates applications, is a lot like many other things in life: Power Adapters, USB … Continue reading

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29 aug

.NET MVC4 Released, Popular, Rapidly Dominating

***, .NET MVC, CakePHP, Internet, Java, Microsoft, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Windows

If anything, Microsoft is big on consistency and adopting to new technologies, no matter how long it takes. 6 Years after Ruby on Rails was first introduced (2005), Microsoft has released a true MVC framework .NET MVC3 which took center … Continue reading

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17 jul

My Work Taskbar – 26+ Applications at Once

***, Android, Chrome, ColdFusion, Databases, Design, Firefox, Google, HTML5/CSS3, Internet Explorer, Java, JavaScript, Microsoft, Photoshop, PHP, Windows

Above and to the right are straight screen shots of what one of my workstations looks like. It’s almost no wonder that these days many of us require much more than 8GB of RAM. It seems that I am all … Continue reading

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13 jul

Advantage of Reverse Tethering with Android/iPhone

**, Android, Clusters, Internet, iPhone, Java, Mobility, Objective-C

We all know what a mobile hotspot is and what tethering a mobile phone’s internet connection via USB. Today, our phones have become our backup internet, and with Android and their native support for tethering (although many carriers chose to … Continue reading

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8 jul

Objective-C is Taking Over C, Why? Apple

**, Apple, C++, DIY, iPad, iPhone, Java, Mac, Objective-C

It’s no surprise that Objective-C is making major roadways through the industry of software programming. Objective-C origins began in 1980 and has been readily adapted by Steve Jobs and NeXT computing. The syntax comes from Smalltalk and is considered a … Continue reading

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2 jun

How do Android Developers Test Their Apps

***, Android, Electronics, Hardware, Java, Mobility

With more than 400 types of android devices, how in the world can Android developers test their apps in the market-place? iPhone is a bit more simple, you just need the multiple generations of iPhone and iPad and you are … Continue reading

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22 mar

Learning JSON with JavaScript and Other Languages

Amazon.com, Facebook, Google, Internet, Java, JavaScript, Programming, Twitter

JSON is a simple and very commonly used data format for objects being sent around the web. Short for JavaScript Object Notation, JSON provides an easy to read and highly compact way to basically send data between applications and websites … Continue reading

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