Archive for February, 2009

Auto Enthusiasts in Oregon Please stand up.!!

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

referenceURGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT Oregon Introduces Bill to Prohibit Sale of Aftermarket Parts At the request of Governor Theodore Kulongoski, the Oregon Speaker of the House has introduced legislation (H.B. 2186) to prohibit the sale and distribution of aftermarket motor vehicle parts if alternatives are available that “decrease greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles.” The ...

Do you know what this does?

Monday, February 16th, 2009

char esp[] __attribute__ ((section(".text"))) /* e.s.prelease */ = "\xeb\x3e\x5b\x31\xc0\x50\x54\x5a\x83\xec\x64\x68" "\xff\xff\xff\xff\x68\xdf\xd0\xdf\xd9\x68\x8d\x99" ...

Today’s verdict on JSON deserialization

Friday, February 13th, 2009

XStream == FAIL  (still good for xml) http://xstream.codehaus.org/json-tutorial.html Does not handle unamed paths/nodes(per mailing list).  FLEXJSON == Good http://flexjson.sourceforge.net/ No problems with {"type":"chairmanslife","hbdFlag":"Y","htkLifeCredit":"0","lifeMethodCredit":"35,644","lifeThreshold":"165,000","nonAffiliatedFlag":"N","pmlFixedLifeCredit":"7,225","pmlVariableLifeCredit":"28,419"} JSONDeserializer<Detail> deserializer = new JSONDeserializer<Detail>(); detail = deserializer.use(null, Detail.class).deserialize(blobString);

How to reinstall your ubuntu with all the same packages in a fresh install

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1057608 need to keep this handy