- A Really Close Look at the Inauguration – Pogue’s Posts Blog – NYTimes.com – Photographer David Bergman dropped me an intriguing e-mail message with the subject line, “How I Made a 1,474-Megapixel Photo During President Obama’s Inaugural Address.”
- Carbonite Stacks the Deck on Amazon – Pogue’s Posts Blog – NYTimes.com – This one, kindly offered to Pogue’s Posts readers as an exclusive, is a tale of another company trying to game Amazon’s system. This time, the sleazy company is the online backup service Carbonite.
- Google turns on Exchange for iPhone and Windows Mobile users – Ars Technica – Google on Monday announced Exchange support for iPhone and Windows Mobile devices, allowing them to synchronize Google Calendar events and Gmail contacts almost instantly via push technology
- AppleInsider | Microsoft plays catch up to MobileMe with My Phone – Apple#039;s smaller teams working on MobileMe, iTunes, and the iPhone work with closer contact and within a central strategy managed by a smaller executive team, compared to Microsoft#039;s wider focus and broader strategies in parallel development within the company#039;s various divisions, as well as in incorporating some of the company#039;s many acquisitions.
- Amazon Introduces Upgraded Kindle Book Reader – NYTimes.com – Amazon said the upgraded device had seven times the memory as the original version, allowed faster page-turns and had a crisper, though still black-and-white, display. The Kindle 2 also features a new design with round keys and a short, joysticklike controller
- ioannis cherouvim » Blog Archive » The * stupidest things I’ve done in my programming job – I’m not ashamed of those sins any more, so here you go 🙂
- Seth’s Blog: Learning all the time – The #1 habit successful people share with me is this: They read books to learn. They do it often and with joy. It#039;s cheap (or free, at the library or online) and portable and specific
- Drunk on Software » Blog Archive » Episode 8: First Steps in Flex with Bruce Eckel – In the video, we discuss the Code Jams and OpenSpace conferences Bruce hosts, the RIA landscape, and James and Bruce’s book
- New Spring/BlazeDS Integration Test Drive : Christophe Coenraets – I put together a new “Spring / BlazeDS Test Drive”. This Test Drive consists of a minimal version of Tomcat with BlazeDS and the “Spring / BlazeDS integration” preconfigured and ready to use. It also includes a series of samples running “out-of-the-box” that should allow you to get up and running integrating Flex (and Adobe AIR) with Spring in minutes.
- Apache Cayenne » Why Cayenne? – Cayenne is a Java object relational mapping (ORM) framework. In other words, it is a tool for Java developers who need to talk to a database (or many databases). Rather than hardcoding SQL statements through Java code, Cayenne allows a programmer to work only with Java objects abstracted from the database.
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