Kieran France

  http://blog.idrsolutions.com/author/kieranf/ Kieran France is a programmer for IDRSolutions in charge of there internal test suite. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering with gadgets and code.

 



78 Stories by Kieran France

4 ways to let go – Knowing how and when to Deprecate methods

In the interest of improving usability and maintainability of our PDF search code I have recently been creating a single PDF search method to...
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Problems with using non standard characters from unicode 3.0

Recently I have been looking at an issue for one of our potential clients. The text extraction was not working correctly due to an...
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Sometimes if you want change, you have to do it the hard way.

Working with Java for a while I have began noticing that depending on the platform you are using there are some differences in the...
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When you have finished with your toys don’t forget to tidy them away…

The built in garbage collection in the JVM is designed so that when an object is no longer alive (can not be referenced from...
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A few things I have learned working from a desert island

Recently I have been working away from the office on my own little desert island. Although many people would dream of working away from...
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