Monthly Archives: February 2006

Kid Update

He’s 14 months old now and can’t get enough of his trucks book. (photo source: joe cheng photography studios)

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Email to Instant Message Gateway

It’s wicked cold this weekend in Massachusetts so I stayed inside and had some fun with Apache James and Smack (an open source library for communicating with XMPP servers from Jive Software). See, I was looking over this page of … Continue reading

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The cost of Calendar object creation

I spent some quality time with Joshua Bloch this week and by that I mean his book Effective Java. In item number four (the book is organized as a series of fifty items, a format he borrowed from the Effective … Continue reading

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Links: 2-17-2006

Andrej Gregov’s Weblog: ETech – Bloglines Quotes from Mark Fletcher, on his experience starting up bloglines.com from his presentation at ETech in March of 2005. (categories: bloglines etech startups ) Yahoo! Design Pattern Library Think design in terms of UI, … Continue reading

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Links: 2-13-2006

FireFTP – The Free FTP Client for Mozilla Firefox Really nice integration with the browser, four column instead of the 2 column I’m used to using. (categories: firefox ftp ) CTMO(tm) – Chieft Technology Marketing Officer(tm) > Home John is … Continue reading

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Links: 2-9-2006

US plans massive data sweep | csmonitor.com It’s not surveillance, it’s “dataveillance”. (categories: dataveillance surveillance )

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java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Illegal group reference, replaceAll and dollar signs

This weblog is officially about inane things I run into while trying to do my job at work. Let’s say you have a String object like this: String mystring = “Your password: #PASSWORD”; and at runtime you need to replace … Continue reading

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