For those of you not familiar with the Who’s Who of IT, Tim Bray is best known for the central role he played in the initial specification of XML. I should know because I spent countless hours studying it back in 2000. If you really really have to read it too, I urge you to
Continue reading Tim Bray now a Google employee
GWT = easy AJAX View more presentations from Olivier Gérardin.
Continue reading Is HTML5 Ready Yet?
If you don’t know yet, SmartGWT is a cool GWT tookit made by Sanjiv Jivan (the guy who wrote GWT-ext). It is primarily intended to build SmartClient frontends, but it is also available standalone under LGPL license. SmartGWT is fast becoming a strong alternative to GWT-ext (stuck because of license issues) and Ext-GWT (very buggy
Continue reading Smart GWT 2.1 has just been released.
Continue reading EricDaugherty.com: Does Write Once Run Anwhere Work?
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Amazon has unveiled the details of its development kit for its Kindle e-book reader. The so called “Kindle development kit for active content” (or KDK) will be based on Java 1.4 Personal Basis Profile (JSR 217); custom additional APIs will be available for networking, local storage, specific UI components, etc. (see javadoc). As strongly as
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You’d think that in 2010, date processing is something that is easily done in Java (and hence GWT), in a consistent cross-platform way. And you’d be wrong. When I’m talking date processing, I mean simple calendar date (not time) operations, like: get today’s date, add a number of days, compute the number of days between
This is what James Gossling posted on his blog yesterday… Like so many commenters, I also spent the majority of my professional career with Sun technologies, mostly Java. Whatever happens next, it’s a new era that begins. Fortunately, the company with a big G has embraced Java, and that is probably where the future lies,
Continue reading James Gossling: “so long, old friend”
While exploring the code samples that come with Palm’s SDK for webOS (named Mojo), I was pleasantly surprised to see that one of the samples (MojoMsgSample) uses GWT and the Google App Engine for the “cloud” part of the sample! It’s a basic publish/subscribe app, but still it’s nice to find oneself in known territory…
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