A java bug.

Nov. 30, 2005, 2:31 p.m.

The last thing that java comunity need now is a serious java bug that would get widely reported on security sites. Unfortunately it has happened and this bug seems to effect all versions relased over last 5 years or so.The timing couldn't have been worse. Java has been gaining ground. The last seri ...

Google Urchin on Home Base?

Nov. 16, 2005, 10:51 a.m.

Just tried two of googles services, one made my head spin, the other made me wonder if google is loosing it's marbles.Urchin Web Analytics, now called Google Analytics used to be a $199 per month service. Just recently they started to offer it free of charge to adwords users. Since Rad Inks spends q ...

Google bug?

Nov. 11, 2005, 1:19 p.m.

Freshmeat, being such a large site, appears at the top for many search queries that revolve around software. Until today the description (the extract) that follows the link was a true extract of the webpage concerned.All that has changed. If you type in Rad Upload into google, this what you see:fres ...

ASP.NET and Include.

Nov. 10, 2005, 10:37 a.m.

We should not make disparaging remarks about ASP.NET developers. They are the less fortunate in society. We should sympathize with this disadvantaged community who have never had the opportunity to write code in PHP or Java.Take for example the case of the include or require calls in PHP. These lang ...

ASP.NET logging to Apache error_log

Nov. 8, 2005, 7:26 a.m.

Grr, who designed the structure for the ASP.NET documentation? I have been scratching my head for nearly an hour trying to figure out how to place a message in the apache log file.When you search you come up with 100 line solutions written by M$'s Most Valuable Pricks that show you how to write to w ...

ASP.NET and Mono.

Nov. 7, 2005, 4:45 p.m.

I first ran into the .NET platform in 2000, despite that I am happy to say I have never written a line of .NET code until now. My previous close encounter was purely to do with the fact that I was waging a lone battle for the honour of open source against an army of MCPs at a Microsoft certified so ...

How asynchronous is AJAX

Nov. 2, 2005, 12:39 p.m.

I have been experimenting with HTTP push. It doesn't work too well with IE so I had a look at the over hyped AJAX to see if it is any good. On the surface it is.You can listen to the readyStateChangeEvent and get notification when new data arrives. Obviously you will have to open your XMLHttpRequest ...

Cast Your Vote

Nov. 1, 2005, 5:24 p.m.

It's election time in Sri Lanka. But as you know politicians don't really deserve your vote. It's much better to spend your time voting for a more worth while cause; such as my listings on Hotscripts ...