Friday, September 29, 2006

Java primitive types

Just to remember... nothing more :

byte Short numerical from -128 to +127 1 byte
short Short numerical from -32768 to +32767 2 bytes
int Numerical from -2 147 483 648 to +2 147 483 647 4 bytes
long Long numerical from -263 to +263 -1 8 bytes
float Decimal from -1.4 * 10-45 to +3.4 * 1038 4 bytes
double Long decimal from 4.9 * 10-324 to +1.7 * 10308 8 bytes
char Unicode character (65536 possible characters) 2 bytes
boolean Boolean (true or false) 1 byte

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Let's work in full screen mode

One of the greats features offered by Java is its capability to switch in full screen mode. The following article is a sun's tutorial on this subject :

http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/extra/fullscreen/index.html


To illustrate how it is benefit to use this mode, I want to opposite it to web based applications that impose the display of unusefull navigator toolbars (taking 25% of the screen workspace).

I will implement full screen mode in Violet UML Editor.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

EAI, ESB and SOA news

when I was young, I developped on webMethods platform. Since this périod, I feel that writing java code is a prehistoric way of programming.

http://www.ebizq.net/