Naming products

One of the things I find hardest is the process of coming up with a name for a new product. Sometimes, the product itself will suggest a name. Most of the time however, there is no obvious answer. One of our top criteria is to have a ‘blue sky’ term (as in one that is…

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BufferedImage raster data in Java

Most of the time, the abstraction you get in Java is brilliant. It hides the complexity and lets you get on with real-life problem solving. This is especially true of the Image classes where you can forget about Tiffs, PNGs and Jpegs and just work with images. Occasionally though you need to dig deeper and…

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New fogbugz release

We use fogbugz internally for our forums and internal issue tracking. If you send us an email or a question it usually ends up in fogbugz. Issue tracking software is invaluable for staying ontop of all the inquiries, questions, issues and PDFs we get sent as well as all the ideas we have internally and…

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