Author Archives: Brian Lavender

About Brian Lavender

I have a Masters in Computer Science. I like GNU/Linux and different programming languages. I would say at present, I like Java the most.

Madbomber2 development using SDL2

I have been working on redeveloping Bill Kendrick’s Madbomber game so that it runs on Android. Bill originally wrote Madbomber back in 1999 in SDL1. When I bought the Android Nexus 7 tablet, I thought that it would be a … Continue reading

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Updated Raffle app so that winner can choose his prize

I updated the Raffle application so that the winner can choose his prize. I need to get this on Git. In the meantime, check the source here. It still has it so that you can pick a prize and then … Continue reading

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Cereal Hack Raffle Application

Willow Schlanger and I participated in the Cereal Hack this last weekend. We built a Raffle application. We both worked in parallel. Willow built a version in PHP and I did mine in Java. Willow’s app was the most functional … Continue reading

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Running JBoss Application Server

This is about the JBoss Application Server, commonly known as JBoss AS. I have some posts that need the JBoss application server. If you visit the JBoss website, you will notice many projects that fall under it. Make sure you … Continue reading

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Maven

I have some projects that use Maven. Here are the steps to get maven. Go to the Maven website. There is Maven 2 and Maven 3. Get the Maven 3 download. The name of the download is the following: apache-maven-3.0.4-bin.tar.gz … Continue reading

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Changed comment policy

In order to comment, you have to be registered now. I thought the re-Captcha would cut out spam comments, but either there are good re-Captcha crackers out there, or a lot of people looking for trackback links. I am assuming … Continue reading

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Some code would be nice!

We shall see if this turns to code. 1 2 3 4 5 public class Hello { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println("Hello World!"); } } public class Hello { public static void main(String[] args) { System.out.println("Hello World!"); } … Continue reading

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Using Flex SDK on Linux

I just ran into a great post for integrating the Flex SDK with Eclipse. Adobe makes a free software version of the Flex SDK. When you look around for getting started with Flex Builder, just about everything points to Flex … Continue reading

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Detachable Models with Wicket (Attempt one)

Here is the Code. To run it, unzip it. You need Java and Maven. To run it and view it, just issue mvn jetty:run . Point your browser to http://localhost:8080 . You can also import it into Eclipse using File->Import->Existing … Continue reading

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Bind to your model better with Wicket!

In this post, I still follow the Wicket in Action book, yet continue with the process of breaking out the concept into one simple project. This post takes the model (Customer object) and ties it to the page using the … Continue reading

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