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Saying LINQ is about databases is missing its true benefits

Just came across a long discussion about LINQ in Java on the ODBMS blog (thanks to Miguel‘s tweet). There is some excellent discussion in there, but aside from a couple of people the discussion seemed to largely center on It’s … Continue reading

November 3, 2008 geek , ,

C# 3.0 language features vs. Java’s OS community

I’ve been in a constant struggle for a number of years and it’s a battle between wanting to program in C# but envying the variety of open source projects available on the JVM. And this isn’t so much a windows/linux … Continue reading

October 6, 2008 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 , , , , ,

Eclipse & referencing JARs

Being an eclipse newbie, setting up third party JARs was a bit painful to figure out. Well, not painful as such, just painful once i tried to move the project across platforms. See, I was using the External JARs… option … Continue reading

March 29, 2007 java , , ,

Simple Java XML Serialization

Last time I used Java, JAXB was just being released. At least at the time, it was all about Schema definition and code generation. I loved the concept of serializing straight into XML and back, but code generation always is … Continue reading

March 28, 2007 java , , , , ,

throws NobodyCaresException

I’ve been doing java again for a project for the last few weeks and it’s been fun. You do get spoiled from the clean syntax C# Properties give you over the getter/setter pattern. And talk about notation differences. I’m so … Continue reading

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