Archive for August, 2008
I decided earlier this week that I’d better start work on my next assignments which are due in early September.
As they are the last assignments for the two courses I am currently studying for (actually my last two in this degree) I’m not allowed any extension period so I had worked through the books faster than usual to give myself ample time for the assignments.
It’s a good job I did because three computer and laptops, four operating systems and seventy-two hours later I had only just managed to get the particular netbeans project I would be working on for the first (M362) assignment to run!
My head was ready to explode as I faced every obscure error in the book, NullPointer and ClassNotFound exceptions abounded as I tackled problems on both Ubuntu and Windows XP on my laptop, then it was Java Web Start and Glassfish problems on another. When I finally got worried that I was running out of computers to install Java SDK 1.6 + Netbeans 5.5.1 + Glassfish + Java DB it finally worked.
So much for a headstart, I’m just about ready to start the assignment now, half a week later!
Let’s just hope I don’t get problems with the second assignment…Continue Reading »
The translation work will be done through launchpad’s translation web interface once rockstar gets it set up at http://translations.launchpad.net/entertainer
Unfortunately I won’t be able to help much with the actual translation work because I don’t actually speak anything but English and a little Spanish and Swahili.
Hakuna Matata and Adios!Continue Reading »