Monthly Archives: February 2010

Vista to EOL before XP

Microsoft will pull the support plug on Vista on April 13, ahead of XP which will live on until July 13 this year. In a way this is scary news for Vista owners, since this means you have no option … Continue reading

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Top 25 most dangerous programming errors

This list is updated annually as a collaborative effort between CWE and SANS: plenty for us all to learn here .

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Want to see a JavaFX app that potentially millions of people will be using in the coming weeks?

The Winter Olympics 2010 website has a JavaFX app on their website for browsing the medals won by each country, and it looks pretty slick. You click on a Country and a fan wheel projects out with details of each … Continue reading

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uptime

The uptime command on Linux shows 3 numbers for the CPU load on the system. The first number is load in last 1 minute, next is 5 mins, and then 15 mins. 1.0 means cpu is loaded 100%. 2.0 would … Continue reading

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Oracle completes acquisition of Sun – websites rebranded as Oracle

Sometime at the end of last week, Sun websites started appearing with Oracle logos and branding, and *.sun.com websites are now redirecting to *.oracle.com websites. Everyone has plenty of questions of course, so there’s a useful faq here, along with … Continue reading

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