Monthly Archives: June 2003

Calling Java Constructors with ColdFusion

I mentioned yesterday that Sam posted some great code that lets you upload files to ColdFusion without using CFFILE. His code can be shortened considerably with the use of the init() method: <cfscript> fileAsString = “”; fileReader = createObject(“java”, “java.io.FileReader”); … Continue reading

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3650 Software Wiki

Matt has a wiki set up that lists the software he’s using, considering and should think about.

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Uploading files with ColdFusion

Sam posted some CF code that gives you the ability to upload a file to a web server without using CFFILE (ie: he uses Java instead): Handling file uploads without CFFILE. On a related note, Oreilly has an article (Using … Continue reading

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Built-in simple task manager

From the Handango newsletter in my inbox today: Built-in simple task manager for Series 60 devices “Press and hold the Menu button located on the left side of the display. You will be presented with a list of all applications … Continue reading

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Nokia Developers Suite for J2ME

I installed the Nokia Developers Suite for J2ME today and was able to get the Nokia Series 60 Emulator up and running a MIDlet I’ve been working on for the last couple weeks, which you can see at the right. … Continue reading

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Lucene HTML Parser alternative

If you’ve ever wanted to embed/use the HTMLParser class in the org.apache.lucene.demo.html package in your own software but wanted a pure Java solution, you should check out the HTMLParser project on sourceforge. It includes classes that handle link extraction, email … Continue reading

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Hackers & Painters

Paul Graham wrote a fascinating essay based on lectures at Harvard and Northeastern. Couple things that resonated with me: “Big companies want to decrease the standard deviation of design outcomes because they want to avoid disasters. But when you damp … Continue reading

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Modular Reconfigurable Robotics

Modular Reconfigurable Robotics, “… an approach to building robots for various complex tasks. Instead of designing a new and different mechanical robot for each task, you just build many copies of one simple module. The module can’t do much by … Continue reading

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WebSphere APIs for Edge Side Includes

alphaWorks : WebSphere APIs for Edge Side Includes WESI is a set of JavaTM application programming interfaces (APIs) and JSP (JavaServer PagesTM) custom tags for accelerating Web application delivery through distributed fragment caching and assembly with Edge Side Includes (ESI).

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Thread-Local variables in Java

Joe wrote about Thread-Local variables in Java & C# a couple days ago… the most recent DDJ (which focuses on Java) has an article discussing the same thing. No html version, but you can download the PDF here.

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