Don’t you hate it when you install a security patch with Windows Automatic Updates and afterward Windows keeps nagging you to restart? Here’s what the nag dialog box says:
Updating your computer is almost complete. You must restart your computer for the updates to take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now?
…Continue reading » Windows Automatic Updates – Stop Nagging Me, Biatch!
Yesterday I read an interesting post on Chris Richardson’s blog about how to inject dependencies into domain objects when using the Spring Framework and Hibernate. This is a great feature because it allows you the option to create richer domain models and avoid the anemic domain model anti-pattern, which was coined by Martin Fowler and discussed at great lengths in Eric Evans’ book Domain Driven Design.
Unfortunately, this AspectJ-based solution discussed by Chris Richardson will not be officially supported until Spring Framework 2 is released (which should be soon). There are some other solutions (e.g. DependencyInjectionInterceptorFactoryBean, ServiceLocator lookups, passing dependencies as as parameters to service methods, etc) but, as Chris points out, these all have some undesirable drawbacks. …Continue reading » How to Inject Dependencies Into Domain Objects When Using the Spring Framework 1.x and Hibernate
I installed Tinyproxy 1.6.3 on my LinkSys WRT54GS router today. Following are some installation notes and comments about Tinyproxy.
My router currently runs the White Russian RC5 release of the OpenWrt Linux distribution. Tinyproxy is not yet an officially supported OpenWrt package. Rather, it is part of the “backports” package repository. To install Tinyproxy, I first had to add the backports repository to my repository list by adding the following line to my
/etc/ipkg.conf file: …Continue reading » Tinyproxy on WRT54GS
After months of begging, I finally bought my wife a notebook computer. It’s a Toshiba A100-SK4 (manufacturer’s part number: PSAA8C-SK400E). Here are the specs: …Continue reading » Toshiba A100-SK4 – First Impressions