SWT menu disposal memory leak

leak

SWT is a widget toolkit developed as part of Eclipse that enables you to develop Java desktop applications that use the OS’s native widgets. It is an immensely useful library and really shines in the area of resource management, which boils down to “only dispose resources you’ve created yourself”. Well, sort of.

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Serious PuTTY defaults

serious-putty

Everybody who has ever used SSH in the vicinity of a computer running Windows knows of the existence of PuTTY, the tiny yet brilliant Swiss army knife of remote communication. These are the chronicles of my default settings.

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SheevaPlug with Debian Wheezy

SheevaPlug with Debian

One of my projects entails running (and developing) network monitoring software on a private uplink. I could use my laptop as a server, but it has a constant energy consumption of about 60 watts which I find a bit much. Enter the SheevaPlug.

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Colliding Worlds

layers

Sometimes, I like to reflect on what “us programmers” would like to achieve in life. Without exception, I completely fail in doing so and discover that I’m pretty much stuck in my vertical ways.

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