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  • Quick Praise for JVM languages

    May 15, 2009

    Blogspot · groovy · java · jruby · ruby ·

    I’ve been digging a lot into the Java world in the last few months at work. Not Java specifically, because the language still bugs me. Why does Java bug me? Honestly at this point my disdain for Java is more a habit than anything based on reality. I just don’t enjoy the language.

  • Reinstalling JRuby

    Jan 2, 2008

    Blogspot · java · jruby · ruby ·

    I’m still getting everything back together after the iMac upgrade fiasco. JRuby, my favorite Ruby implementation, is still missing. I think I’ll fix that now.

  • xcb_xlib_unlock issues - Java on Fedora

    Nov 26, 2007

    Blogspot · linux · java ·

    I decided to install the Sun JDK on my new Fedora install today. Tried downloading the JDK/NetBeans self-installing bundle. It didn’t work. I got an error in xcb_xlib:xcb_xlib_unlock - something about a failed assertion. While running the installer. Drat.