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27% ASUS VivoStick TS10-B017D Intel Atom Z8350 - Deal Alert

The innovative ASUS VivoStick plugs directly into an HDMI port to turn any HDMI monitor into a productive Windows 10 PC or any TV into an enhanced Smart TV.

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Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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32% off Asus 15.6-Inch Laptop, 2.1GHz Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Drive, Windows 10 - Deal Alert

Housing multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and the latest 802.11ac wireless for fast Internet connectivity, Asus promises it'll be fast and easy to get things done with their F555 laptop, currently discounted 32%.

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Red Hat links Java to Microsoft's Visual Studio Code

An extension based on the Language Server Protocol offers developers expanded use of Microsoft's development tool

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

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76% off Intel Compute Stick - Deal Alert

The Intel Compute Stick is a tiny device the size of a pack of gum that can transform any HDMI TV or display into a complete computer. It's regular list price of $490 on Amazon has been dramatically reduced to just $115.90.

Future Java 7 security patches will work on Windows XP despite end of official support

Windows XP users will continues to receive Java 7 security updates until at least April 2015, Oracle says

Microsoft's JavaScript focus is a winner

Never mind the complaints: JavaScript scripting is the best way forward for Microsoft Office and the Windows platform.

split Command for DOS/Windows Via Groovy

One of the commands that I miss most from Linux when working in Windows / DOS environments is the split command .  This extremely handy command allows one to split a large file into multiple smaller files determined by the...

TOTD #25: Rails application with PostgreSQL database using NetBeans

This blog describes how you can create a Rails application accessing PostgreSQL database using NetBeans 6 .

Open source Java projects: Java Native Access

The Java Native Interface offers a complex and potentially error-prone approach to accessing native code from your Java programs. This month Jeff Friesen introduces JNA: an open source Java project that lets you take what you need...

Java desktop development with Qt Jambi

Take a walk on the client side with Qt Jambi -- an alternative to Swing and Java 2D for developing rich, cross-platform desktop-application interfaces.

Windows, Java get incremental boosts

Incremental updates to the latest Windows and Java technologies have been made available recently with Microsoft offering a new preview of its upcoming Longhorn server platform and Sun Microsystems adding a fix for daylight saving to...

On the road to operating-system glasnost

What if they wrote an operating system, and nobody logged on? Are there alternatives to Vista?

Access Windows Performance Monitor counters from Java, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, Nicholas Whitehead introduced NSClient and NSClient4j. NSClient is a small footprint service that runs on Windows hosts. NSClient4j is a Java API that makes Windows Performance Monitor statistics accessible...

Access Windows Performance Monitor counters from Java, Part 1

Windows NT, 2000, 2003, and XP contain a utility called the Performance Monitor that provides a rich array of performance data on your hosts as well as the applications they support. However, accessing this data from Java is...

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