Andrey Hihlovskiy

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CES-2014: Project Christine

There’s something far more interesting than pebble watch or talking fridge at CES-2014: a modular computer represented by company Razer:
http://www.gamespot.com/videos/checking-out-razer-s-modular-pc-project-christine-/2300-6416753/

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Gretty 0.0.7 is out!

Gretty 0.0.7 (gradle jetty plugin) is out! New: logback re-init on hot-deployment.

https://github.com/akhikhl/gretty

Gretty 0.0.6 is out!

gretty 0.0.6 (gradle plugin) is out!
News: support of jetty 7/8/9, servlet-api 2.5/3.0.1/3.1.0.
https://github.com/akhikhl/gretty
Merry Christmas! 🙂

Simple arithmetic: snail climbing a pole

A snail climbs all the way up a pole 12m high. It climbs 3m each day but slides down 2m each night. How long will it take the snail to reach the top of the pole?

Gretty Plugin 0.0.5 is out

Gretty Plugin 0.0.5 is out and soon will be in maven central.

Gretty Plugin home: https://github.com/akhikhl/gretty

Groovy language, spaceship operator

x <=> y

Useful in comparisons:

  • returns -1 if x is smaller than y
  • return 0 if x equals to y
  • returns 1 if x is greater than y.

Isn’t it sweet?

Cable porn

The best cable porn I ever have seen:
http://imgur.com/r/cableporn

Memory leaks in GradleDaemon?

Just observation: GradleDaemon eats tremendous amout of operating memory (1.5 to 2 GB) after 2 hour uptime and repeated compilation of a large project set (approx. 200 gradle projects). I’m just wondering if it a sign of memory leaks.

Ugly bug in Linux Mint/MATE

Whenever you switch between Firefox and Eclipse (Juno/Kepler) and window-compositing is enabled, Caja crashes. That means: menu and taskbar disappear, all Caja windows are closed. The bug is still not fixed in Linux Mint 15 Olivia. I have to switch to Cinnamon 😦

ATTENTION: Major disaster on Ubuntu Forums Web-Site – all user passwords stolen

There’s major disaster on Ubuntu Forums Web-Site – all passwords of all users were stolen:

If somebody have used the same password somewhere else, it is recommended to immediately change it!