08 iulie 2005

Hibernate Tools for Eclipse and Ant

www.hibernate.org - Hibernate Tools for Eclipse and Ant: "Working with Hibernate is very easy and developers enjoy using the APIs and the query language. Even creating mapping metadata is not a too complex task once you've mastered the basics. However, supporting tools have always been important to speed up the development process in important projects."

Document Digital Signer

Nakov Document Signer: "NakovDocumentSigner is a digital document signing framework for Java-based Web applications. It is freeware open-source project initiated by Svetlin Nakov and provides the Web applications with digital signature functionality based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). NakovDocumentSigner consists of a digital signer applet and a reference Web application for signature and certificate verification."

Route Planner

RAC Route Planner: For thouse who are interested or have time for a trip or a car journey this is the place to search for ... nice interactive information for card drivers all over Europe, in best conditions for UK, but working for Romania too.
You can even set places to visit before you reach the very end of your trip :)

07 iulie 2005

Eclipse release webtools M5

Javalobby - Java J2EE Programming Forums - Eclipse release webtools M5: "The feature complete M5 milestone of the eclipse webtools project has been released. The webtools project provides a complete set of eclipse plugins aimed at web and J2EE programming."

Eclipse plugins

Eclipse plugins: are one of central point of interest for Eclipse Platform beside the Eclipse IDE, so here are two sites dedicated to eclipse plugins Eclipse Plugin Central and Eclipse Plugins. You will find mostly every type of eclipse plugin you could be interested in:) .. at least I did.

06 iulie 2005

ESRI Romania - Bucharest Map

ESRI Romania - Bucharest Map A interesting initiative of ESRI Romania is to publish a interactive map of Bucharest with embassy, train stations, hotels, hospitals, roads layers. The interactive map uses ArcIMS technology.

Guidebook: Graphical User Interface gallery

GUIdebook: Graphical User Interface gallery: One day I discovered a nice website that touched my interest very deeply, as I am very interested by Graphical User Interface and Human Machine Interface. The site is a vast collection of screenshots, icons, splashes, articles concerning GUI. Very interesting .. you can discover this way the evolution of GUI over the years ...

Firebird SQL Service and Server Config

Firebird SQL Service: Firebird SQL Service monitor is a application tray that can monitor, start, stop, restart Firebird SQL 1.5 Services over network like apache monitor can.
Also there is a firebird configuration utility that helps you with a GUI for editing for firebird.conf and aliases.conf files.
Nice job .. worth a try.

IBExpert - nice and powerful tool for Firebid database

IBExpert:If you are interested in using Firebid database on Windows OS, one of the most recomended tools you can count on is IBExpert which offers you a variety of functions and interfaced for a easy administration and use of Firebird capabilities.
Some of the features are:
-Code completion
-Stored Procedure and Trigger Debugger including Trace Into, conditional breakpoints, and much more
-Visual Query Builder
-Autoinc Assistant for Trigger, Generator and Stored Procedure creation, etc.
Educational Version is full version limited to 50MB database and there is a Personal Version with some limited functionalities
I strongly recommend this tool, as I'm using it since early 2004.

Firebird - Relational Database for the New Millenium

Firebird Relational Database - one interesting bet on free databases: "Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-99 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names since 1981.
Firebird is a commercially independent project of C and C++ programmers, technical advisors and supporters developing and enhancing a multi-platform relational database management system based on the source code released by Inprise Corp (now known as Borland Software Corp) on 25 July, 2000 under the InterBase Public License v.1.0.

Firebird is completely free of any registration, licensing or deployment fees.It may be deployed freely for use with any third-party software, whether commercial or not.
I'm interested in this database as it shows to be opened to Java access through a JDBC Type IV driver."

05 iulie 2005

Qute Theme for Firefox

Mozilla Update :: Qute Theme: "Qute is my favorite theme for Firefox, and as you can see I'm not the only one that prefers this theme. The folowing description comes from the theme author:
Icons designed to be modern, dynamic and fresh, with attention paid to usability and comfort over extended use.
Requires: Firefox: 1.0PR - 1.0 Firefox"

Affine Transforms

A very interesting introduction to affine Transforms A Java Runtime is required to see the lesson which leeds you through the necessary steps for defining your needed transformations and image manipulations. The tutorial is dedicated to text transformation too. So, interesting stuff to read about...

One of my desire spots - Treo 650 Smartphone

palmOne - Products - Treo 650 Smartphone: "The Treo™ 650 smartphone from palmOne makes it easier than ever to stay connected. It simplifies your life by combining a compact mobile phone with email,3 an organizer, messaging, and web access.3 There’s also Bluetooth® technology so you can connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth devices. Not to mention an MP3 player,2 a digital camera that captures video, and a vibrant color screen that brings everything to life – all in a device that’s still small enough to fit in your pocket. Seems like Treo smartphones just keep getting smarter."

JasperReports - Interesting and powerfull reporting solution

JasperReports - Home: "JasperReports is a powerful open source Java reporting tool that has the ability to deliver rich content onto the screen, to the printer or into PDF, HTML, XLS, CSV and XML files.

It is entirely written in Java and can be used in a variety of Java enabled applications, including J2EE or Web applications, to generate dynamic content."

iReport - OpenSource Java Reporting Tool

iReport - OpenSource Java Reporting Tool: "The iReport Team is pleased to announce the new iReport release: 0.5.0.

See details on iReport 0.5.0 What's new? page!

- Full support for JasperReports 0.6.7
- Support for exporter options
- New contextual menus and formatting tools
- Support for Groovy "

Cafe au Lait Java News and Resources

Cafe au Lait Java News and Resources: "Bernhard Fastenrath has posted GetOpt 0.97, a free (GPL) Java library that parses command line options such as -d, --help and -version. The command line options and responses can be stored in XML. Version 0.97 fixes bugs, especially involving the built-in web server. Java 1.4.2 or later is required."

04 iulie 2005

Nice pictures from Den Haag

Last month I had this opportunity to go for 5 das in Holland in The Hague. Here it is a nice picture a took there in this nice and interesting town. But more about this in future post asorted with pictures.

IM Client satisfaction

One of the most often used programs .. the IM client; for me it's GAIM, a simple and efficient program that links me with friends all over the world..

First one

This is the inauguration of my blog, a thought I always had but never transformed into reality.