You don’t know what you don’t know

In an earlier post I listed my Five ways to faster learning. Now all these ideas centered around having a plan on how you are going to learn.  You need to decide where you are going and how you are going to get there.  All make sense?


So where are you going? Continue reading “You don’t know what you don’t know”


Five ways to faster learning

  1. Focus on what you want/need to learn now – don’t read the book from cover to cover
  2. Create a learning plan of what you want to achieve
  3. Narrow your scope and learn about that, then move on
  4. Learn one thing at a time
  5. You can learn more studying once you have some practical experience to relate to

Now the real challenge in all this is that well known saying…


Math Formula in Java

The other day I came across an example where a formula written in a Java program could be represented in standard notation on the screen.  I thought this was brilliant.  I recall back in my Uni days using the formula editor in Microsoft Word to present formulas.   Now I don’t have a use for this in Java yet but, you never know.  However in case anyone out there does have a requirement to represent a formula written in a programming language in standard notation then maybe this will help.  Continue reading “Math Formula in Java”


Java Executables

One of the challenges when writing Desktop applications in Java has always been deployment.  The write once run code anywhere concept has always been attractive but it has been the running of the code which has traditionally been the stumbling block.

Over the years there have been many solutions developed to overcome these challenges.  Initially there was Continue reading “Java Executables”