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Google announces Android

Posted on Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Tweet Google ended up the mystery and announced a mobile free development platform, called Android and not a GPhone, as someone would expect. This platform leverages the capacity of building rich mobile applications and service, promoting rich content for the consumer. It includes an operating system, user-interface and applications, letting developers build new mobile services […]

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Google Guice, dependence Inversion in the Java way

Posted on Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

Tweet Check out this great video about the new Java based inversion control framework from Google. The guys Kevin Bourillion and Bob Lee explains the concept behind dependency inversion principle (dip) and the core features inside Google Guice, called ‘juice’. The framework embraces and uses annotations instead of string identifiers (heavily used in Spring) to […]

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Google increasing its computing power

Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Tweet My friend Marcel Ferreira sent me this article which says Google is building two brand new data centers, as big as two football fields, on The Dalles, Ore. Google’s increasing power is reflected in the location of the data centers, near to a hidroeletric dam, in the Columbia river. Nice is “The cooling plants […]

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When to use TestNG or JUnit

Posted on Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Tweet There is an interesting discussion between using TestNG or JUnit on Java projects at Javalobby. It’s very worth reading.

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JFileContentManager included in the Softpedia Mac OS software database

Posted on Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Tweet I’m proud to announce that JFileContentManager, a software of mine, has been added to Softpedia’s database of software programs for Mac OS. It is featured with a description text, screenshots, download links and technical details on this page. JFileContentManager has been tested in the Softpedia labs using several industry-leading security solutions and found to […]

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Installing Vista..and restoring Grub from a live Kubuntu cd..

Posted on Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Tweet Somedays ago I installed Vista for the first time at my home desktop (I was very worried about the performance of this OS, so I took a long time to give it a try) and because of my disattention I erased my MBR, so my good old grub startup screen no longer appeared. I […]

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Effective Java Programming with Joshua Bloch

Posted on Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Tweet Nice video from Joshua Block, Chief Java Architect at Google, talking about his Effective Java™ Programming Language Guide book and also about the consequences of adding new features on the Java language, like the closures’ proposals. He also offers an advice to the programmers, when designing API’s, classes or methods: “When in doubt, leave […]

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Jatalla – New web search engine's experience

Posted on Monday, June 26th, 2006

Tweet Wikinews has reported a new web search engine called Jatalla, which uses only user generated submissions as results, is coming soon. It’s a different approach from the search engine leader Google, which rank relevance based in sites that link to a given web page, according to the PageRank alghoritm. Let’s wait for the beta […]

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Explorer Destroyer

Posted on Thursday, June 8th, 2006

Tweet If you want people switching from IE to Firefox, take a look at this tool. You can even earn money from Google for each person you switch! Firefox users, join up for this battle :-)!

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