February 6, 2013

Since the Java support for OSX has moved from Apple to Oracle. The old Java version are no longer shown in the oracle control panel: But there is a command line tool for selecting the java version:

You can check if you have a specific java version installed with this command:

If 1.6

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January 23, 2013

After six weeks I finally got my Twine shipped from supermechanical. Yeah. I didn’t got it working. The problem is I have multiple routers with the same SSID here. For some reason Twine doesn’t work with this wifi setup. It’s not a big deal. I plan to use the sensor somewhere else, but it sucks

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January 11, 2013

I just found this interesting benchmark results: http://benchmarksgame.alioth.debian.org/u64q/java.php The benchmark compares the same algorithm implemented in different programming languages. Interesting on this result is that the Java 7 implementation of some algorithms, like mandelbrot, is as fast as the C++ implementation. In the worst case Java needs only the double amount of time. Of course

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January 9, 2013

With the latest release of IntelliJ IDEA 12 I decided to give it a try. As a heavy eclipse user it’s much easier for me to use the eclipse key map. Stupidly in the eclipse key map that ships with IntelliJ the ctrl-key is used instead of the cmd-key. Windows style copy and paste on

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