Category Archives: Open Source

Minecraft and Minetest

I hope everyone by now has heard of Minecraft. The top selling game on a couple of platforms, XBox and IOS at least and winner of more awards that it has employees, as they like to say. Minecraft, for those … Continue reading

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Windows C runtime vulnerability

OK patch Tuesday this month from Microsoft includes a few patches but the one that sparks the most interest to me is the Windows C runtime library vulnerability. Its a problem in the way it calculates memory to be allocated for media … Continue reading

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Isn’t it time everyone knew about Linux

Linux desktop is now on 1.5% of all desktops. That sounds small but that is consider this, the sell millions of computers every month. Those computers don’t just go away but some stick around for many years while others only … Continue reading

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Adventures in Java: Java Eclipse debug and Booleans

I am a programmer and the 2 things you rely on the most are that the computer will do exactly what you tell it, good or bad and that your debugger will tell you what is happening in your code … Continue reading

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Adventures in Java: 1

I am working in Java, using Eclipse as both IDE and platform. It’s fun and confuses people when I can run the thing i am working on in a separate editor in the same window of eclipse while editing the code in … Continue reading

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Oracle Java 7 launched

Oracle has launched Java 7 and both put it’s mark on the language and made it certain that they are going to support and grow the technology as far as they can. The launch of Java 7 is a big … Continue reading

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Project Euler: math and programming

“The motivation for starting Project Euler, and its continuation, is to provide a platform for the inquiring mind to delve into unfamiliar areas and learn new concepts in a fun and recreational context.” I was pointed to project euler by … Continue reading

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