Weekly link 2011-08

AeroVironment/DARPA Nano Hummingbird UAV flying

Hello JavaFX 2! – A TableView Component

London Stock Exchange in historic Linux go-live

Microsoft: Absolutely NO (GPLv3-or-compat-licensed) Free Software for Windows Phone and Xbox Apps.

BMW Wants to Be the Ultimate Green Machine

Intel’s Light Peak May See the Light This Week.

Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

LaCie announce Intel Thunderbolt-equipped Little Big Disk

weekly links 2011-02 & 03

Alt media player VLC cut from Apple App Store | Digital Media – CNET News

Designing our digital future | ZDNet

Forward Technology | Kindle cover #fail

One step closer to JDK7 – feature complete

E-Ink Camo Used to Make Tanks ‘Invisible’

sprite.js

The sprite.js framework lets you create animations and games using sprites in an efficient way. The goal is to have common framework for Desktop and mobile browsers.

CraftmanshipAndTheCrevasse

Why you fail with TDD

10 Tips for Proper Application Logging

Twitter Gets Sued For Letting Famous People Interact Online

weekly links 2010-42 & 43

Adding Google Maps to your Java Application

RE: Moving from Spring to Java EE 6: The Age of Frameworks is Over

Java deprecation on MacOSX

How To Choose A Java EE Application Server? (Mail Of The Week)

Steve Jobs Comments on Apple’s Java Discontinuation

JDK / Java 7 on Mac OS X Lion – An Interesting Business Opportunity

Generate, rename and delete getters/setters instantly in Eclipse

Already known but nice to have it detailed 🙂

What Ubuntu should mainly do for 11.04

Mozilla Confirms Firefox Zero-Day and Recommends NoScript

Ubuntu changes its desktop from GNOME to Unity

Java Mac Trojan

the interest of crackers in Apple products is raising.

Mozilla patches Firefox zero-day bug in 48 hours

Introducing JSOP

Yes, a bit old post (Aug 2010) but still interesting

Ajax user authentication and registration techniques with jQuery

Learn how to use Asynchronous JavaScript + XML (Ajax) with jQuery to authenticate and sign-in a user without refreshing the browser. Then, take it a step farther by suggesting user names to a new user who’s attempting to register with an existing user name.

 

Ubuntu and Compose Key on macbook

Ok, it seems there’s a bug in ubuntu 9.10 (and maybe earlier) with the apple macbook keyboard. The goal should be to map the right command (apple) key as ALT-GR.

A simple workaround is getting to System->Preferences->Keyboard. Select the Layout tab and layout options. Then select the key to choose 3rd level and enter on keypad. Now you can use the enter key (just beside the right apple key) as ALT-GR.