Patterns, Hype, and Snobbery

You know the type, they mention the latest acronyms and tell you that you “must apply this design pattern, otherwise it will never work”. Anyway, go read the article at O’Reilly. Gotta love this quote, “It’s an absolute truth that some have held the idea of patterns as a hatchet over people’s heads for some […]

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Check out javablogs.com

I joined javablogs.com this morning. It’s an impressive way to browse the Java weblogger universe. I can tell it’s going to be a killer resource in the future. Like Russell Beattie, I have a general purpose weblog and probably should filter what is going to javablogs.com by category. I doubt the folks using javablogs.com would […]

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Running away from criticism

More then a few bloggers dodged the real question when commenting on Rev. Jim Ball’s environmental campaign titled “What Would Jesus Drive?”. Shame! You know that’s just a phrase to get people talking about moral responsibility and the cars they drive and not a true hypothetical question about SUVs! The issue probably cuts too close […]

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Whadda game! Eagles win and lose on same night

Les Bowden calls it “the ecstasy and the agony”. That’s one way of putting it. Me? I thought of the Sixers. Couldn’t help it. They played where many other teams would simply lie down. It goes to show ya that the Eagles are not the one player team like so many have penned them as. […]

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