Monthly Archives: March 2012

A First Look at Scala

Scala has been on my “personal radar” for two or three years now, but it hadn’t quite bubbled to the top of the list until recently. I’ve been playing around with it off and on for a couple of months … Continue reading

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A Groovy way to handle user input

Several weeks ago I wrote about Prophet, my C/C++ chess program. I described in that post the approach I was using in the ParseXBoard( ) method to map user input to a “handler function” using a table of function pointers. … Continue reading

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java.lang.SecurityException: no manifest section for signature file entry

Just a short post to document a very frustrating problem I wrestled with for a while today. I’m in the process of converting some older Ant based projects to Maven (yes, I know, Gradle is the rage now). One of … Continue reading

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