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Farsi Library FX

WPF custom controls to work with Dates in Culture specific calendars, supporting Farsi (Hejri Shamsi), Arabic (Lunar Hijri) and Gregorian calendars.

Downloader Component

A component to download files over the network with support for proxies, SSL and resume.

TabStrips: A TabControl in the Visual Studio 2005 way!

A TabControl in the Visual Studio 2005 style, which supports correct Right-To-Left (RTL) and Left-To-Right (LTR) drawing.

Java EE@Java Day Taipei 2014

Java Day Taipei 2014 was held at the Taipei International Convention Center on August 1st. Organized by Oracle University, it is one of the largest Java developer events in Taiwan. This was another successful year for Java Day Taipei with a fully sold out venue. Show More Summary

DRY is about Knowledge - Paul M. Jones

From Matthias Verraes: “Don’t Repeat Yourself” was never about code. It’s about knowledge. It’s about cohesion. If two pieces of code represent the exact same knowledge, they will always change together. Having to change them both is risky: you might forget one of them. Show More Summary

Trees - Part I

An introduction to trees: generating and drawing.

PHP's Database Operation- Go OO

The OO's way to writing your database operation code in PHP.

Java EE 7 Javadocs Download, Online, Tutorial, Samples (Tech Tip #42)

I was surprised when Google could not find Java EE 7 Javadocs download link clearly on the first page. StackOverflow was helpful here again, but even that was the last link on first page. Now, I do know the location and can find my ways around. Show More Summary

Naming is the design

There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. - Phil Karlton Yes, naming is hard but it is also very important. We tend to think that big complex architecture is the software design and that type and member naming along the way is just something that

OpenMandriva Review, Mageia Release, and Another UT Video

Today in Linux news Mageia 5 Alpha 2 was released "for the brave." Jack Germain has a review of OpenMandriva Lx 2014. Sanctum 2 is out for Linux and GamingOnLinux posted new Unreal Tournament footage. And finally today, has a review of PC-BSD's new desktop Lumina. Show More Summary

Article 4 - Android UI Layout and Controls

This article explains various Android UI Layouts and the components that one can use in designing the screens. Also we have some tips and best practices that one can follow in improving the application performance.

Using Infinispan as a persistency solution

Cross-posted from Thanks Fredrik and Matti for your permission! Various RDBMSs are the de-facto standard for persistency. Using them is such a safe bet by architects that I dare say they are used in too many places nowadays. Show More Summary

DataTable.Select is Slow?

DataTable.Select performance test and how to improve it

Linux Satisfaction, Beginners' Guide, and Download Managers

Today Recently in Linux news, Jack Wallen asks, "Will Linux ever be able to give consumers what they want?" Mark Gibbs relates his experience installing Ubuntu on an older netbook. has a complete beginner's guide to Linux and Rob Zwetsloot looks at four popular download managers. Show More Summary

Surface Pro 3 - Initial Impressions

I went out and bought a Surface Pro 3. I bought the i7 8 gig RAM 256 gig storage version. It was paid for with my own money and there were no discounts. It's been a while since I had a high-powered laptop that was my own, not my employers, so I was mostly happy to spend the money. Show More Summary

UnifiedPush Server: Docker, WildFly and another Beta release!

Today we are announcing the second beta release of our 1.0.0 version. This release contains several improvements WildFly 8.x support PostgreSQL fix Scheduler component for deleting analytics older than 30 days Improvements on the AdminUI Documentation The...Show More Summary

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