Author Archives: Brian Lavender

About Brian Lavender

I like to program in C++, Java, and Pascal. I have an admiration for languages like Pascal, Ada, and Eiffel. I work a lot with GNU/Linux systems.

Super single

I have been riding the following single speed bike.

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Let’s encrypt for www and non-www

I enabled letsencrypt for brie.com today. Turns out for www and non-www, you have to give it the -d option for the www.brie.com and the -d option for the non-www domain. It works now for both. Yay for letsencrypt. As … Continue reading

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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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