Posted: September 2011

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New Facebook layout

The breaking news of the day, Facebook’s new “homepage”. Users logging in as of this morning were presented with a rather different homepage than what they are accustomed to. A few like it, myself among that group, but the general opinion seems to be viciously opposed to the latest version of our beloved social network.… Read the rest

Java Global JFrame Key Listener

Do you know what happens when you add a KeyListener to JFrame to capture global keystrokes? Nothing. Much to my frustration, I discovered recently that KeyEvents are not bubbled up through the JComponent hierarchy by default. The only component that consumes the event is the one currently focused.… Read the rest
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Firefox delivers a slew of updates

Firefox goes from 4 to 7 in just 5 months, woah boy! Mozilla’s decision to embrace a rapid release schedule has certainly stirred up some discussion, from both the Enterprise world and the User world concerning the frequent updates and version numbering but come on, what do the numbers mean anyway?… Read the rest