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Netbeans 4.0 RC1

On thursday, NetBeans 4.0 RC1 was released. I couldn’t find a list of changes since 4.0 beta2, but one thing I can tell is that the key modifier bug under OS X has been corrected. Finally, you can use the … Continue reading

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How to store a Java object into a byte array

ByteArrayOutputStream byteStream = new ByteArrayOutputStream(); ObjectOutputStream objectStream = new ObjectOutputStream(byteStream); objectStream.writeObject(theObject); byte[] array = byteStream.toByteArray();

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Microsoft Beta Software II

Finally, after having installed Visual C++ and Visual J# 2005 Express Edition Beta some days ago, I thought I’ll install the Visual C# version, just to see. And I couldn’t believe my eyes: There is a fully functional refactoring menu!

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Microsoft Beta Software

Yesterday, Ben shortley mentioned something about Whidbey a.k.a. Visual Studio 2005 supporting refactoring for C++, so I thought I have to check that out. On the MSDN website I discovered there are free versions of VS 2005 Beta 1 called … Continue reading

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Life saver for C++

If you are struggling with this over complicated programming language, I suggest you check out the C++ FAQ Lite and you will probably find an answer to your question 🙂

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PHP 5.0 RC1

Some days ago, I compiled and installed PHP 5.0 RC1 on my local machine running OS X (10.3.3) and everything seems to work fine. If anyone is interested which ./configure command I used, here it is: ‘./configure’ ‘–prefix=/usr’ ‘–mandir=/usr/share/man’ ‘–infodir=/usr/share/info’ … Continue reading

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OO Design for PHP

I am asking myself how much sense it makes to apply standard OO design to projects written in PHP, a language which lacks some essentials OO functionality in the current production release. You end up spending a lot of time … Continue reading

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Nice Book

At last I have discovered the book I was looking for since ages. It is called Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture written by Martin Fowler et al. If you were looking for a book on design patterns dealing with application-level … Continue reading

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