A couple weeks ago I needed to write some Java2D code to draw a water droplet. If you have ever tried coding bezier paths off the top of you head it is not the simplest of things and can be frustrating. So I ended up drawing it in Illustrator and saving as SVG. The... I have updated the SPAR project that I released with the code from my JavaOne talk on “Why Spaghetti is not Tasty – Architecting Large Scale Applications”. I have fixed issues stopping it working on Java 6 and improved the ant build process to make... So it has been a while since I blogged about Nimbus, Java One has come and gone and I am sure you are all wondering whats happening to it. Well things have changed for Nimbus since it was announced at Desktop Matters conference in March. The initial plan was for... I came across a common problem the other day that I am sure many of you have. As it had been ages since I last solved it I turned to Google hoping it would come to my rescue. Well either I wasn’t guessing the right search terms or the answer is not out there. So... I am finally getting a chance to go though the 20Gb of photos I have taken in the last couple weeks. So lots more to come. My first Java One was an amazing experience and it was very cool to be part of the Technical General Session with the IRIS demo. Checkout the... The IRIS video is now available on YouTube.