Daily del.icio.us for September 22nd through September 24th

  • Sun jilted in Oracle big-systems love • The Register – That was a triple whammy directed at Sun. Not only was Oracle endorsing low-cost Intel boxes over Sun's mighty Sparc to power the server farms that run cloud data centers – an area where Sun has been heavily pushing Sparc – but she was also hitting Sun's Sparc Niagara processor family in an area where Sun has been making a lot of noise: power consumption.
  • Red Hat sets new performance record at a 20 percent cost savings – Today Red Hat announced that it has broken server performance records with its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 on an IBM System x 3950 M2 running Intel X7460 Xeon processors. Apparently you can have your cake and eat it, too
  • Without further ado: Reverie « Vincent Laforet’s Blog – I’m proud to finally share this short film with everyone – no time for words – let’s let the moving images do the talking… Here is the raw footage (downsized to 1/4 resolution) from the prototype EOS 5D MKII that Canon allowed me to borrow over a 72 hour period.
  • Rands In Repose: Impossible – What’s important when the CEO asks for the impossible is that he’s pushing the definition of possibility for what the team can accomplish. Maybe your CEO only has an idea, and can only feel the possibility in what he’s asking, but it’s not his job to make it all happen. That’s where you come in. You’re the person responsible for transforming the feel, the intuition, the glimpse of a plan, and the confidence into knowing and doing.
  • Sam Harris on Sarah Palin and Elitism | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com – What is so unnerving about the candidacy of Sarah Palin is the degree to which she represents—and her supporters celebrate—the joyful marriage of confidence and ignorance
  • Amazon adds Oracle support to EC2 | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com – The move will give Amazon’s cloud services some serious enterprise heft. In a blog post, Amazon said it will offer EC2 services preloaded with Oracle’s software–Enterprise Linux, Database 11g, Fusion Middleware, Enterprise Manager and developer tools–as well as support options.
  • T-Mobile’s Google phone may offer free e-mail – Techland – The new Android-powered phone will have Google’s (GOOG) Gmail service built in, and T-Mobile executives are considering offering access to Gmail free, without the need for a data plan
  • Direct Reports : Everybody (Why Leave IIS?) – If you have gotten a chance to try an early build of SQL Server Reporting 2008 Reporting Services, you know that one of the changes in the product is the removal of the Internet Information Services (IIS) dependency.
  • Google Visualization API – Google Code – The Google Visualization API lets you access multiple sources of structured data that you can display, choosing from a large selection of visualizations. The Google Visualization API also provides a platform that can be used to create, share and reuse visualizations written by the developer community at large.
  • Official Google Blog: The democratization of data – Google will be a part of this global economy, helping both large and small companies to grow their markets and manage their information. Exciting times are ahead!

Daily del.icio.us for May 18th through May 20th

Daily del.icio.us for March 26th through March 27th

Daily del.icio.us for January 27th through January 28th

  • Peter Ent: DataCalendar – The DataCalendar is a combination of DateChooser and DataGrid. Like the DateChooser, the DataCalendar displays a standard calendar with controls to navigate to another month and year. And like the DataGrid, the cells of the DataCalendar display data.
  • Khomsan Ph. – VisualWget – Home – VisualWget is a download manager that use Wget as a core retriever to retrieve files from the web. You can think of VisualWget as a GUI front-end for Wget that give you all of Wget functionalities plus little management features such as download queue
  • Wall $treet Week with FORTUNE . In the News | PBS – America’s growing trade deficit is selling the nation out from under us. Here’s a way to fix the problem — and we need to do it now. By Warren E. Buffett,
  • Ext JS Blog – » Ext continues expansion, Now offers training and consulting services – Ext has been quietly offering services for some time now, basically working towards getting certain pieces in place before formalizing the Ext Professional Services division
  • Ext JS Blog – » Ext continues expansion, Now offers training and consulting services – Ext has been quietly offering services for some time now, basically working towards getting certain pieces in place before formalizing the Ext Professional Services division
  • CSS Reference – Welcome to the SitePoint CSS Reference! We?ve worked hard to make this the most detailed and up-to-date reference on the subject available. To get started, try our handy search box, or click on one of the headings to browse that section of the reference
  • InfoQ: Amazon EC2 Gains Favor with JEE and Groovy Developers – Using the EC2 API is straightforward, but to make life even simpler Chris Richardson has posted a Groovy framework that can launch MySQL, Apache HTTP Server, a set of Tomcat instances and JMeter, as well as deploying web applications to Amazon’s EC2.
  • Seth’s Blog: Nickel and diming – Offering low marginal cost items for free is a shortcut to generating word of mouth, which is a lot cheaper than buying ads.
  • Mastering Grails: Build your first Grails application – In the first installment of his new monthly series Mastering Grails, Java expert Scott Davis introduces Grails and demonstrates how to build your first Grails application.
  • The busy Java developer’s guide to Scala: Functional programming for the object oriented – In this new series, Ted Neward introduces Scala, a programming language that combines functional and object-oriented techniques for the JVM. Along the way, Ted makes the case for why you should take the time to learn Scala ? concurrency, for one ? and

Daily del.icio.us for Dec 30, 2007

Daily del.icio.us for Dec 26, 2007

  • Advanced Topics in JPA – Parleys – Parleys.com – a Belgian Java User Group initiative – In this talk we will introduce a few of the common features and use them as a platform on which we can discuss some of the higher order JPA topics. We will show how to use multiple persistence units, define and tune identifier generators, create and invok
  • SpringSource Team Blog » Is it a Tomcat, or the Elephant in the Room? – In the era of open source, the traditional API-led sale for application servers has been replaced by a QoS sale
  • Samples Updated for AIR Beta 3 | Kevin Hoyt – What started as a couple dozen examples has also now grown to be over forty (40) AIR samples, to include a number of full applications. That being said, I?m happy to announce that the samples update for AIR Beta 3 is complete, and are available for down
  • High Performance Ajax Applications » SlideShare – High Performance Ajax Applications presentation at Yahoo by Julien Lecome. Topics include * Developing for high performance, High performance page load, High performance JavaScript, High performance DHTML, High performance layout and CSS, High perfor
  • The Google Enigma – In his new book, The Future of Management, London Business School professor Gary Hamel calls Google ?a modern management pioneer? that ?has much to teach us about how to build companies that are truly fit for the 21st century.?

Daily del.icio.us for Dec 24, 2007

Daily del.icio.us for Mar 10, 2007 through Mar 15, 2007

  • video.onflex.org – video.onflex.org is maintained by Mike Chambers and Ted Patrick of Adobe. It is focused on providing videos about developing with Adobe Flex, ActionScript and Apollo.
  • How to Use Java at a Startup – Cardsharp on Software – The embarrassment of riches in the Java Open Source movement makes it a slam dunk for startups. The fact that you can find an Open Source framework for every conceivable use means that you can focus on your core business instead of on plumbing
  • InfoQ: JP Rangaswami on open source in the enterprise & the future of information – CIO JP Rangaswami explains how open source became a corporate IT strategy at investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and why CIOs of major enterprises should open source for software development initiatives. JP also explains his vision of four pill
  • Ajaxian » Compressed versions of Prototype – John-David Dalton has spent some time compressing Prototype in a couple of ways to keep your download time to a minimum.
  • jsjuicer – jsjuicer is a free tool for safely reducing the size of your JavaScript files. Reducing the size and number of the JavaScript files included in a web page will enable it to load faster

Daily del.icio.us for Nov 21, 2006