simon.says

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March, 2005

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    Throw away the mouse...

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    Check out this story from the BBC showing progress on cursor control via thought/brain activity (albeit with 64 electrodes). Hmm... I wonder how long it will be before we see work on such a device for my laptop? <g>
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    JAR Hell

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    Dino posts an amusing story about "JAR Hell" and battling with 7 copies of the log4j.jar library...
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    Scott drinks the TechEd Kool Aid!

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    In case you missed these, Scott Hanselman has been featuring a series of cool promo videos for TechEd. Here's the latest with Scott being forced to drink the "TechEd Kool Aid"! Hmmm... I wonder what really was in that jug? <g>
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    Rick Ross and JavaLobby

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    Last week I had the opportunity to meet Rick Ross (founder of JavaLobby ) together with many other Java, Linux and Flash developers. This was part of an MTS event organized in Redmond, and throughout I definitely saw a lot of myths and perceptions (from...
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    Re-registering WMI

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    I've been having some issues with WMI on my laptop over the past couple of weeks (the symptoms of which have been strange WMI repository messages, inability to run WMIC or scripts, machine running slower than usual etc.). I didn't really want to have...
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    Services vs. Objects

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    Jim Webber from Thoughtworks summarizes the entertaining panel discussion on Services vs. Objects at this year's Asia Pacific Regional Architect Forum ;-).
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    When is Microsoft going to support JMS?

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    Wow, if I had a dollar for every time I was asked this question...! A high number of posts on this subject have been circulating recently. I wanted to spend a couple of minutes to first define what JMS really is, and summarize the Interop options that...
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    Corrupted Web Casts are Fixed!

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    The corrupted Web Services Interoperability Web Casts (listed in this post ) have now been fixed! Please do let me know if you still have any problems with these...
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    "Getting Things Done" (a.k.a. a DVR for Life!)

    As Harry mentioned , about a month ago our group was fortunate to attend a presentation by David Allen , the author and creator of "Getting Things Done" . I was a little skeptical as I consider myself not too bad in the "getting things done" area - and...
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    WS-Security Interoperability between Microsoft WSE 2.0 and Systinet Server 5.0 for Java

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    Here's a new MSDN article and sample code to demonstrate WS-Security interoperability between WSE 2.0 and Systinet Server 5.0 for Java. You can also watch a Webcast on this subject on this page.
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    Malaysia Architecture Symposium

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to host an Architecture Symposium at our Microsoft office in Malaysia, the topic being Web Services Interoperability. Despite a few demo glitches (including a fire alarm announcement in the middle<g>), the turnout...
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    Asia Tour Update

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    I'm currently in Malaysia, preparing to present at an Architecture Symposium on Web Services Interoperability. I'm planning a very interactive, demo-led session to show exactly what can be done today including basic Web Services Interop, integration of...
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    Running JWSDP 1.5 Interop sample on J2SE 5.0

    If you've recently downloaded my JWSDP 1.5 interoperability sample and tried to run the Java portion on J2SE 5.0 you may have experienced some "unable to decrypt message" errors. To fix this, adjust your java.security file to read as follows: security...
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    Corrupted Web Casts

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    A couple of people have written to me now, having trouble viewing two the Web casts listed on this page (and also through Interoperability month): * WS-Security Interoperability between WSE 2.0 and BEA WebLogic 8.1.3 * Web Services Interoperability between...
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    Accessing MSMQ from Java

    Here's a nice post from Dino showing options (and alas a solution) for accessing MSMQ libraries from Java. I haven't tried the sample code yet, but it looks like a good approach.
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