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Sun consumes MySQL

MySQL AB :: Kaj Arnö After all the industry speculation about MySQL being a “hot 2008 IPO”, this probably takes most of us by surprise — users, community members, customers, partners, and employees. And for all of these stakeholders, it may take some time to digest what this means. Depending on one’s relationship to MySQL, the immediate reaction upon hearing the news may be a mixture of various feelings, including excitement, pride, disbelief and satisfaction, but also anxiety. For first…

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Theocacao: A Look at the Acorn Image Editor

http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/islandinthenet/feed/~3/204252283/ Review of the Acorn image editor. Acorn is first working example of what I would consider a programmer’s image editor. It has a very “objecty” feel to it — sort of what might happen if Interface Builder was reincarnated as a bitmap tool. If you feel more at home in an IDE than Photoshop, I think you will probably like Acorn (Via Theocacao: A Look at the Acorn Image Editor.)…

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Theocacao: A Look at the Acorn Image Editor

Review of the Acorn image editor. Acorn is first working example of what I would consider a programmer's image editor. It has a very "objecty" feel to it — sort of what might happen if Interface Builder was reincarnated as a bitmap tool. If you feel more at home in an IDE than Photoshop, I think you will probably like Acorn (Via Theocacao: A Look at the Acorn Image Editor.)…

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Bigger is sometimes better

Apple's announcement that their research indicates that computer users are more productive when they use larger monitor has spawned quite a bit of discussion on the web. Om Malik disagrees arguing that he finds a larger monitor detracts from his work due to his head shifting back and forth. I tend to agree with Dutch entrepreneur, Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten. When developing web application I often wish I had a larger monitor so that I could see more of my…

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