WordPress Zen: Social Network Plugins

This is not so much a “How To” guide as much as it is a mild warning to the developers of Social Networking plugins for WordPress. I run another WordPress powered website for Comics In Action, an improv comedy troupe I organize. So, I’ve played around with various Social Network plugins for the various networking…

Open SUSE

Java Servlets: Why hast though forsaken me? Part II

I have found the act of integrating MySQL with Java Servlets to be rather tedious… but, at least the GUI (Graphical User Interface) is easier to derive. Looks like it works OK, but there are still some java-stuff I keep forgetting: Converting String to an Int -> Integer.parseInt(str); OR new Integer(str).intValue(); OR Integer.valueOf(str).intValue(); String to…

Open SUSE

Java Servlets: Why hast though forsaken me?

My current “Web Programming” project revolves around integrating MySQL with a Java Servlet front-end… all of it running on an OpenSUSE Linux environment with Tomcat and Apache servers running. This is exceptionally conducive, especially since current Java GUI’s, even with the current Java Interface libraries, are difficult to create. Doing this through a web page…