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Archive for April, 2009

26 Apr, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-26

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Would rather be writing today, but it looks like I have a garage to tame instead. # Take that life! I cleaned up the garage AND got to write something today :). Gotta love it when a plan comes together! # RT @alexRuiz: Preparing release notes for FEST-Assert 1.1 (to be released tomorrow.) Looking forward […]

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19 Apr, 2009

Groovy and Glazed Lists with Grape

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

So today while I was cleaning out the garage, I finally got a chance to the listen to the Java Posse podcast on Google Collections and GlazedLists. Google Collections has come in handy a few times, the MultiMap extension most notably. It solves essentially the same kind of problem that I described way back in […]

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19 Apr, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-19

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Cooking conundrum of the day: parsley, is it a vegetable or just a food decoration? # I just entered to win a FREE copy of TweetStack for the iPhone: http://bit.ly/tweetstack You can too! Follow @iphoneincanada and RT! # @ajordens HA. That $2.99 freebie is MINE buddy 😉 in reply to ajordens # I’m wondering how […]

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14 Apr, 2009

Groovy and Bash – can scripting get much easier?

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

The ability to execute pretty much any bash statement embedded in a Groovy script is great, don’t get me wrong, but with the advent of Grape – and provided that you’re an Ivy/Maven user – adding the abilities of just about any Java library to your scripting language is easy. So what does Groovy add […]

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12 Apr, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-12

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Tis a beautiful day in Victoria. Time to take the dogs out for a nice long walk. # SwingLabs site is open for business again with a brand new point release http://swinglabs.org/downloads.jsp # @mosabua Congratz Manfred and Yen! # Up WAY too late, but with Griffon+SwingX+FEST I was just having way too much fun. # […]

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10 Apr, 2009

More Groovy/Griffon/FEST Testing

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

In my continuing exploration of FEST testing using Groovy and the Griffon framework, I’ve added some tests for the ability to change the JXBusyLabel coloration on the fly. Since FEST allows you to alter the properties of the widgets directly, I didn’t have to do anything special to trigger actions on the JXColorSelectionButton. At first […]

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