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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Running third party vmware images

Trying to reconfigure mail once again (a rant for another time) and trying out a couple of VMware Virtual Appliances. But every appliance I tried on my server would just appear to hang. Black screen, no bios, no nothing. Finally … Continue reading

April 29, 2007 geek ,

Reading a resource in eclipse or jar

Disclaimer: I’ve been trying to store some text resources in my jar so that i can easily package uncompiled content with my executable. This course of action seemed like the natural thing to do. However what I had to do … Continue reading

April 17, 2007 java , ,

Are delegates the reason we have C#?

This may be ancient news, but I just came across an article that strongly implied that the reason .NET came about was because Sun didn’t like Microsoft’s addition of delegates to J++. That surely is a condensation of events, but … Continue reading

April 9, 2007 .net, geek , , , , ,

Asus Vintage 2 & Ubuntu

I just built a new linux dev machine and decided to go Ubuntu this time around to see what all the excitement is about. I had been a Redhat/Fedora Core desktop user since 1999 and only recently switched to Centos … Continue reading

April 8, 2007 geek , , , , ,