June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Last Night With OrlandoJUG

Last nights OJUG meeting was great. Beth and Tracy did an amazing job of setting things up in the room and the presentation was wonderfully entertaining and insightful. It was spectacular and informative, what more could you ask for? Anyone who was unable to come certainly missed out, but maybe next year we'll have them give this presentation again. You never know.

Tracy provided us with a wealth of knowledge in terms of how to be recruited. His presentation on Working WIth Recruiters…

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Added by Anjuli Vivian Atwal on June 24, 2011 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Apple Gets Another Patent

 

I know what you're thinking, "So what if Apple gets another patent?" or "What's left that they don't already have?". Apparently what Apple doesn't have is a multitouch patent that can distinguish between how many fingers are touching an item on the screen and how that item can be manipulated/maneuvered in a frame or the whole screen. Confused? Probably, if…

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Added by Anjuli Vivian Atwal on June 23, 2011 at 9:58am — No Comments

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Added by Michael Levin on June 20, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

MySchedule - A Quartz Dashboard WebApp

Hi folks,

 

I've mentioned MySchedule before during the Quartz presentation at OJUG. I have released myschedule-1.1.2.war now. It's not that pretty, but it's fully functional. It deploy a fully working version of a In-Memory Quartz scheduler with web UI that can easily manage it.

 

If you are interested in Quartz, give it a try here http://code.google.com/p/myschedule. I wrote a mini UserGuide with here…

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Added by Zemian Deng on June 13, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

Cornbread and Contracting

Cornbread and Contracting

 

 

 

Cornbread and contracting. They have a lot in common. What do I mean?

 

Well, you never go in empty handed. That's for starters. How did this come up? I'm headed to my favorite bike and coffee shop this morning to do some fancy computin'. I'll be sure to bring something with me to the show. Whats my fav?…

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Added by Michael Levin on June 7, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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