A Few Site Improvement

In case you haven’t noticed, this site is finally looking a bit more, dare I say, “professional”. All it took was a little bit of time, and some minor *nix commands. Since this site is based on the latest version of Wordpress (2.5.1) , it provides a lot of usefulness out of the box when dealing with the overall layout of the site, the layout of the widgets, and ease of plugin configuration. Wordpress is a brilliant piece of software.

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Initial Thoughts After Java One

Well folks, another year, another Java One has passed. This conference has definitely got me thinking about a lot of things, especially the future of Java “The programming language”. You must be thinking, why in the world did I add that little blurb about “The programming language”, I mean, Java is nothing but a programming language right?

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Java One Keynote

Here is a list of the main topics of discussion during the Java One Keynote Address:

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Groovy 1.6 Beta

I installed the latest Groovy Beta, (1.6) and no doubt it feels quite faster. Everything looks good from a performance perspective.

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Using Firefox 2.x Extentions with Firefox 3 Beta

If you are like me, and you like to use the latest and greatest software regardless of whether they are GA or not. Then you probably ran across this problem too. After migrating to Firefox 3 Beta, I found that many of the Firefox 2.x plug-ins did not work. I didn’t know this for sure, since Firefox would not even attempt to load them. There is a feature in the Firefox plug in manager that verifies each plug-in is compatible with the current running version of Firefox prior to installing it. There are some plug-ins out there updated to work with FF 3 beta, but many of them have not been updated yet. I found a workaround. Simply add the following value to your config: Here is the procedure:

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