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tinman (2063)

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tinman spent a few years mucking around industry before going back to school for a Masters. Currently not enjoying the weather in North England..

He wrote Perl that looked suspiciously like C code in 1998, while working as an intern, and has been trying to cure that bad habit ever since.

Journal of tinman (2063)

Tuesday May 04, 2004
08:58 AM

dynamic loading..

[ #18610 ]

Some experiments with classloaders and reflection to keep me occupied this week. I do have other work to finish, but having written an eval style plugin system in Perl ages ago, I was curious to see how Java implements it.

A bit tricky, but seems ok, so far.

Also figured out LaTex, well, some parts of it, at least. I like it. I don't think it will ever completely replace Open Office or Word for me, but I am reasonably fast in writing things without referring to the markup references. Ultimately, I just used Cygwin and tossed specialized GUI editors out. My supervisor was trying to egg me onto using Emacs. scowl. Never!

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