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Bad Habits Die Hard – How to Prepare Java Apps for Full Speed Debugging

Deutsche Fassung bei Debuggen von Java Anwendungen – auf der Überholspur!  When instrumenting your Java application for remote debugging, a commonly used set of VM parameters brings your application to a crawl, as it disables just-in-time compiliation and enforces interpeter-only mode, … Continue reading

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Deckrackling the Acoustic Energy WIFI Internet Radio – 10% Effort – 90% Less Noise

The Acoustic Energy WIFI Internet Radio The AE 100 was one of the first devices that, in a stand-alone unit, receives radio broadcasts from all around the world using Reciva technology and firmware. AE 100 users are well aware of a common … Continue reading

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Java 6 Update 2 may stop Internet Explorer from starting

After having installed Java 6 Update 2, my Internet Explorer 6 would refuse to start without any indication whatsoever. I’m running Windows 2000 Server and – as I’m doing Java development – there are numerous older JDKs installed on my … Continue reading

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WiFi insights – Why you should avoid using channels other than 1, 6, 11 and 14 like the plague

In short: Only use channels 1, 6, 11 (and 14 if you live in Japan) for your 2.4 GHz wireless LAN and simply ignore the other ones. The world will be a better place with no effort at all 🙂 Great! … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Barcelona – Ein Wochenende in Barcelona

Just all the pictures dumped from my camera using FirmTools AlbumCreator. Hier einfach alle Bilder aus meiner Kamera, aufbereitet mit FirmTools AlbumCreator.

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Vistered Little revisited

After having added some wallpapers to Vistered Little, I learnt that they will all be downloaded, regardless whether they are actually shown or not. That sums up quite a bit… The reason is, that the background selection does not display real … Continue reading

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New Theme: Vistered Little is Great

I always wanted to have it, because it’s just hilarious: Vistered Little. It appears to work properly with WP 2.1 and even with WP-Cache 2.1, as far as my requirements are concerned. Points to keep in mind: Switching backgrounds requires … Continue reading

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