Things you didn't know about Java

Java — and in a more general sense — the garbage collector is partly responsible for the huge productivity gains in the past several decades as development moved increasingly to memory-managed environments. This has come at a cost, with less attention paid to the amount of memory consumed in such environments. Continue reading “Things you didn't know about Java”

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Review

I’ve been using the Windows 7 RC since early May, so after 4 months I thought it’d be a good time to review it before the official launch. TL;DR: Windows 7 is a highly polished, production-ready environment that will redeem the Windows product line. Continue reading “Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Review”