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If you had the chance to delight a customer a zero cost, would you? Not if you’re #AirFrance

For a long time, Air France in general and the Airport Paris (CDG) in particular have been on my avoid-at-all-cost […]

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“Honest” open standards should come with an open source reference implementation, like #RMF for #ReqIF

In IT Standards and Open Source (Repeat), Dirk Riehle argues that there are two types of standards, "honest" and "dishonest".  […]

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Support the #TrueCrypt fork (and download the uncrippled 7.1a)

TrueCrypt is shutting down. I strongly doubt that the official reason (loss of interest) is the true one.  Why release […]

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Writing Eclipse Wizards

I’ve been creating a lot of Eclipse Wizards lately, and it’s quite a challenge to keep the code clean, understandable […]

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Programming for Kids – is Devoxx4Kids any good?

For a long time, we’ve been trying to recruit a talk about programming for kids for rheinjug – which has […]

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formalmind Studio released, a free #requirements tool based on Eclipse #ProR

ProR is an Open Source requirements tool that has been co-developed by my company, Formal Mind. We just published our […]

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When to use WizardPageSupport: probably never (#Eclipse #JFace)

Admitted, what Lars Vogel shows in his tutorial looks tempting: Provide neat error messages in Eclipse Wizards using data binding.  […]

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Java & Files, IFiles, Resources, … (or: how standards proliferate #xkcd)

There are just too many implementations of File, Resource and whatnot abound in the Java/Eclipse/EMF ecosystem. Reminds me of this […]

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Try this with Windows: Switching to a new laptop by swapping the harddrive works flawless with Linux

I just love the fact that you can just take a hard drive with Linux out of one computer, put […]

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Finally: climate realism instead of climate skepticism #economist

Climate change: In the balance | The Economist http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21600080-new-report-ipcc-implies-climate-exceptionalism-notion

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