Article archive for 2003

Monday, December 1, 2003

Using a reusable code approach to HTML select option lists, part V

In Jeff Chilton’s continuing series, he’s shown you how to create a framework for populating HTML select statements with options from a variety of potential sources. In this installment, he’ll show you how to use the framework for a new, unintended purpose.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

Using a reusable code approach to HTML select option lists, part IV

If you’ve been following Jeff Chilton’s continuing series, you’re now well familiar with his framework for populating HTML select statements with options from a variety of potential sources. In this installment, he’ll show you how to create a component factory.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

Celebrating flight across the years and across the magazines

This article is the introduction to our series honoring 100 years of flight. It’s repeated in each of our magazines this month. Be sure to read the fifteen special articles across all our magazines for some amazingly powerful stories in honor of this special anniversary.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

The World War II years and beyond

World War II marked a huge change in aircraft, and a time of great innovation. In this third article in our series on the history of aviation, pilot Mardell Haskins takes us on a whirlwind tour of the last 70 years of powered flight.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

Aviation firsts

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, there were a steady stream of aviation "firsts" that went a long way towards encouraging aviation and also spurred on limited manufacturing of a variety of different types of airplanes over the later half of the first decade and through the entire second decade of aviation.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

An out of this world experience with Burning Blue

Dave Spragg, a self-confessed racing junky, had the opportunity to go up in the sky with acrobatic stunt flyer Lady Liberty, a specially configured Pitts Special S-2C aircraft. This is the story of his out of this world experience.

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Monday, December 1, 2003

Commenting Java code the WebSphere way

One of the first things a developer learns about Java is how to do comments. In Java, there are three basic types of comments: single line comments, multi-line comments and Javadoc comments. Learning the basic format of commenting is simple, so simple in fact you might forget that an IDE like WebSphere Studio can make it even easier. Well, WebSphere Studio can make commenting your code ever so much easier for you, and making it a little easier can go a long way toward improving your productivity and the readability of your code.

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Saturday, November 1, 2003

Managing multiple workspaces with WebSphere Studio

Do you not want to mix your chocolate with your peanut butter? Or, rather, do you want to keep projects you’re working on for one company or department completely separate from projects you’re working on for other companies or departments? Well, you’re in luck, because you can do just that using WebSphere Studio’s ability to work with and manage multiple workspaces.

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Saturday, November 1, 2003

Help celebrate the First Flight Anniversary with your articles and pictures

December 17, 2003 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ historic 59-second powered flight. This is an event that truly heralded a change in our society. I’d like to honor that flight (and the accomplishment of the two brothers who stuck to their project through all the ups and downs) by running a series of articles about flight in the December 14th issue of each of the ZATZ magazines.

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Saturday, November 1, 2003

Using a reusable code approach to HTML select option lists: part III

In Part I of this series, Jeff Chilton created a simple framework for the purpose of obtaining an ArrayList of Struts LabelValueBeans to support an html:options tag. In Part II, he added an additional implementing class to the portfolio and enhanced the base framework. This time, he’ll show you how to reverse the order of things by first enhancing the base framework and then adding yet another implementing class.

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