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JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA Goes Open Source & Misses the Point a Little

There was big news in the Java world this week. JetBrains released their popular IntelliJ IDEA as an open source community edition. While, this has been heralded as a great move (and to some extent I agree with that), I feel that JetBrains kind of missed the point a little. Before I go any further, you should look at the Edition Comparison Chart.

If you look at the chart, you’ll notice that some of the features they need t Continue reading

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Starting to Develop Android Apps

About a month back a close friend approached me about getting together and writing some mobile applications, specifically targeting the iPhone. The plan came from a desire to learn a couple of new technologies and possibly make a little extra cash. After some research and learning about the costs associated with starting iPhone development, we turn to looking to the Pre and Android platforms. We eventually settled on doing Android applications. Continue reading

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