JSObject.getMember() Hangs in Safari in Mac OS X Unless You Move the Mouse

December 12, 2008
Last few nights I was debugging very strange bug. Few months ago we shipped Java applet signing Web forms in the client’s Web browser. It was tested under IE 6, IE 7, Firefox 2, Firefox 3, Opera 9 and Safari 3 for Windows. We tested with Java 5 and Java 6 in Windows and Linux

Connect to Oracle Express Edition from Remote Machine

November 20, 2008
For development purposes and small applications I prefer using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition instead of the heavyweight Oracle Database 10g / 11g Enterprise. It can be installed and run for just 2-3 minutes but it has a small problem: by default the TNS Listener listens for connections on port 1521 from the local machine

GForge as Collaboration Software for Software Development

November 8, 2007
About GForge I use GForge, an open-source software for collaboration in a development team for almost all my projects: software projects, courses, consulting projects, etc. I am very happy with GForge. It provides integrated set of collaboration tools: Subversion, CVS, project tracking tools, bug tracking, management of projects and users (create, manage, modify projects and

Forcing Windows to Hibernate

September 18, 2007
I usually use my home machine (running Windows 2003) from my office through Remote desktop. Sometimes in the evenings I want to hibernate it but the hibernation fails if I have used the machine remotely even if all remote connections are closed. I think this is a bug but I am not sure. In the