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Kinesis Freestyle keyboard + Magic trackpad

I wore down two Microsoft Natural keyboards already, and I still believe it is simply the best keyboard on the market thanks to big control/middle keys and curved key placement. I was early adopter of Logitech MX Revolution Mouse, and … Continue reading

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JPA 2.0 with Hibernate in NetBeans 6.9

NetBeans 6.9 does not allow to configure Hibernate as JPA 2.0 persistence provider out of the box. Only Hibernate(JPA 1.0) is in the list of providers when setting up a persistence unit. You must create a custom persistence library (Hibernate … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Actually, my first “Hello, World” program was in PL/1 and the code was punched into a small deck of IBM 5081 cards. Continue reading

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