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  • The odds are stacked against entrepreneurs, and many handicap themselves by making decisions that actually make them more likely to fail, according to Scott Shane, author of The Illusions of Entrepreneurship. “There are many things that we know enhance th
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  • One of the most common features in other programming languages is the multi-line String literal. Would it be possible to add this to Java?
  • I’ve been working on integrating Grails and the recently released Dojo 1.0.2. I’m particularly interested in the Dijit components that are now part of Dojo. It seems like a clean, easy way to get some AJAX widgetry into a web application. Grails comes wit

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  • Last week, I set out to create and schedule a job to run at 2 a.m. every morning. Not a problem. Spring’s SchedulerFactoryBean, CronTriggerBean, and MethodInvokingJobDetailFactoryBean seemed up to task.

    So, I configured something resembling the followi

    (tags: quartz spring)
  • I have a painful question for all of you. What type of developer are you? There are really two types, 1) the decision maker or the 2) the decision taker. This posting is for the decision maker. You don’t have to be team leader to influence the technology
  • Did Java 5 forget JMX MBean persistence?

    In Java 5 JMX MBean instrumentation was added, this was a great idea but it lacked what I would consider a vital feature. Sun probably guessed that if a developer wanted such a feature, that they would use J2EE