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ActiveObjects 0.6.1 Bug Fix Release

7
Nov
2007

Well, I did it again.  I pushed out 0.6 with a critical (and fairly obvious) bug.  Basically, it involved the way I was handling column names and MySQL in result sets.  Thus, 0.6 probably won’t work with the 5.1 version of the MySQL JDBC connector.  :-S  My bad.
Anyway I’ve fixed the bug (thanks to Zach [...]

So Long WTP, Embedded Jetty for Me

5
Nov
2007

As some of you may know, I’ve been doing some work for Teachscape (think Eelco Hillenius) on their Wicket-based application.  It’s been a learning experience for me as much as a working position in that I’ve got to experiment with a lot of technologies and techniques I haven’t tried before.  For example, Teachscape is based [...]

Would you Pay for Java on Leopard?

1
Nov
2007

I don’t normally do this, but I think this is interesting enough to be worth a cross-post.  Jonathan Locke (originator of the Wicket framework) has proposed two polls basically asking the question: Would you pay Sun for a port of Java 6 on OS X, and if so, how much?
Personally, I think it’s an interesting [...]

ActiveObjects 0.6 Released

30
Oct
2007

As a minor side-bar in this (hopefully) noise-less blog, I’d like to announce the release of ActiveObjects 0.6.  If you could care less about ActiveObjects and/or random announcements about it, please feel free to completely ignore this post.
ActiveObjects 0.6 is the most stable release yet (hopefully).  With this release, we see the rise of RawEntity, [...]

Apple Blows Another Great Opportunity

27
Oct
2007

I hate to be yet another blogger taking a potshot at Apple in the wake of the Leopard release, but I just have to say it: Apple, WTF are you thinking?!  There, I said it, now we can be rational about things.
For those of you living in very cramped fox-holes for the past two years, [...]