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2011-07-30 21:05 Photography / Image Quality / The best JPEG quality: ImageMagick vs Lightroom? I've started to investigate for the right tool that will be able to produce the best quality, meaning the one that is closer to the original.
2011-03-02 23:15 Software development / Spring Framework / Spring context bootstrapping with different environment configurations Spring is able to inject values from environment variables and property files, but it is harder to configure it for different context files for different environments.
2011-02-22 22:04 Software development / Java / Removing accents (and diacritics) in any language from Java Java 6 introduced a combination of unicode normalization, text decomposition and regular expression that allows us to remove accents (diacritics) in any language, without translation tables.
2011-02-21 15:33 Software build / Apache Ivy / Create local Ivy repository guide This guide will show an example Ivy repository layout, an easy way to download files into it, and automatic ivy.xml generation.
2011-02-18 22:37 Software development / Java / Java with 64KB String limit in a few IO operations Java has a strange limitation in DataOutputStream and ObjectOutputStream: you cannot encode Strings larger than 64KB.
2011-02-18 16:30 Editor's pick / Paul Graham / Paul Graham: What You Can't Say Paul Graham's "What You Can't Say" is social commentary on heretical thinking.
2011-02-18 10:00 Software development / Java / Fragmented XML text nodes in Java Java's default SAX/StAX parsing might return seemingly continuous text in multiple parts (especially when special characters are involved). You should turn on coalescing to receive such blocks as text blocks.
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