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Building OpenJFX 2.2 Again

31 October 2012 2 comments

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Here is how I build the OpenJFX 2.2 on both Mac OS X, because the semi-official Getting Started instructions on the OpenJFX site are a bit of out-of-date. Find a folder for your project, create a folder:- Using Mercurial, clone the project folder from the Master change-set: Copy the existing JavaFX runtime JAR into a […]

A Groovy Script to Keep The Internet Cafe’s WIFI Alive

26 October 2012 Comments off

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Have you ever been to an Internet Cafe and connected to the free WIFI? Have you found that after five minutes of activity the connection has been dropped and you have go through the License and Terms of Agreement again and again and again? Annoying isn’t. Well after expiring this at Charlotte Airport in the […]

Emancipated

19 October 2012 Comments off

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By the beginning of September 2012, my consultancy contract, ended after 10 months. In a lot of ways, it was an interesting experience, a game of two halves. The first half was in-house and learned Spring Integration, Enterprise Application Integration, properly. Whereas in the past, I only touched on the periphery of these ideas, using […]

Visit Google SF and California Tour

16 October 2012 Comments off

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Van Riper invited JUG leaders and Java Champions to visit Google San Francisco. After the last sessions of the JavaOne conference, circa 5pm on Thursday evening, we walked as the motley crew from Hilton SF, to Google’s office next door to the Embarcadaro bridge. It was a real blast, and the hosts treated us fine. […]

Silicon Valley Code Camp 2012

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After the exertions of JavaOne 2012, I was very glad of the relative warmth, wide-range green, autumn plucky country-side feel of Los Altos Hill. On Saturday, 6th October and partially Sunday 7th I was down at Foot Hill College for another dose of the Silicon Valley Code Camp. For people in Silicon Valley, a weekend […]

JavaOne 2012 Report 3 Analysis & Conclusions

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The Conference Key Report Part 1 Report Part 2 Report Part 3: Analysis & Conclusions This year’s conference, in my opinion, was the best that Oracle have produced in the three years that it has taken over the stewardship of Java. It was great for technical content. The positives were that similar sessions were arranged […]

JavaOne 2012 Report Part 2

13 October 2012 Comments off

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The theme of this year’s JavaOne was Make The Future Java. Was this tagline a clever choice of words? Maybe an implied call to action? It would appear that Oracle are relying more and more on community involvement to ensure certain products were. View from the Villa Florence, JavaOne had unseasonal sunny weather, we were […]

JavaOne 2012 Report Part 1

11 October 2012 3 comments

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  JavaOne 2012 Conference was last week, as I travel around Southern California, it seems like it happened yesterday. I write this blog initially in Monterey Bay, and then I finish it somewhere near Paso Robles, may be Los Angeles, probably. I have to say, that this year the JavaOne conference was a blast, and […]

Silicon Valley Code Camp 2012

08 October 2012 Comments off

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The Silicon Valley Code Camp is a free event organised Peter Kellner and others every year in October. The SVCC talkes place at Foot Hill College, Los Altos Hills, California. It is now in its seventh edition, which in my opinion extraordinary. This years unofficial attendance was about 3800 participants, over range of technologies. It […]

JavaOne 2012 Slide-Decks and Code Bundles

05 October 2012 Comments off

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CON4643 – Contemporary User Interface Design Patterns in JavaFX 2.2 Wednesday, Oct 3, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Hilton San Francisco – Imperial Ballroom B Download the Slide Deck for CON4643 Download the Code bundle for CON4643 The deck contains some extra slides that lists the UI design patterns. There are actually over 100 […]

TUT5466 – JavaFX 2: A Java Developer’s Guide

02 October 2012 Comments off

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TUT5466 – JavaFX 2: A Java Developer’s Guide Peter Pilgrim – Developer Consultant, Independent Contractor Stephen Chin – Java Evangelist, Oracle Tuesday, Oct 2, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Hilton San Francisco – Continental Ballroom 1/2/3 Source Code is here temporarily Build it with Gradle A Note to self Tweet

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