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  • Trialling NetBeans 6

    I’ve just installed the latest NetBeans 6.0 (M9) onto my Mac and I like all the new features.

  • Nooooooooooo

    According to an article on Javalobby (http://www.javalobby.org/java/forums/t88464.html), the iPhone isn’t going to be supplied with a Java development kit. Surely Apple aren’t going to do this to developers? The iPhone looks like a great phone and I can imagine that there would be some great 3rd party Java apps written on it. I was considering getting an iPhone, but...

  • MacBook Pro Battery Replacement

    I’ve had my MacBook Pro for nearly a year now and I’ve not had any problems with it. Recently, however, its started powering down without warning whilst running off battery. This usually happens when the battery is at about 40% – not particularly unusual!!

  • Non-standard Code in NetBeans

    The NetBeans IDE has the facility to allow non-NetBeans generated enterprise projects to be imported into the IDE. It then generates a build file for the project allowing all the necessary build tasks to be carried out as if it were a NetBeans generated project. The catch here though, is that NetBeans can only load external enterprise projects if they...

  • Hibernate Is The Most Popular Persistence API

    A recent poll on java.net is currently showing that out of 1488 votes, Hibernate is the most common persistence API with 30.2% of the votes, whereas JDBC only has 11.3% of the votes.