Archive for August 2008

    Breaking Out with JavaFX

    August 25, 2008 1:51 AM

    For the first in a series of posts exploring the JavaFX (Script) language, I decided to write a simple clone of the classic game Break-Out. This little play test looks at the following aspects of the language:

    posted by Sten Anderson

    JavaFX: The Best Thing to Happen to the Java Platform, or the Best Thing Ever?

    August 15, 2008 2:38 AM

    The JavaFX preview SDK was released not long ago, and it boasts some major changes since the early access release. JavaFX is Sun’s RIA platform juggernaut, set to compete with the likes of Adobe Flex and MS Silverlight and may even have a shot at dethroning OpenLaszlo.

    posted by Sten Anderson

    Pie Master

    August 5, 2008 1:49 AM

    My wife and I have been playing Lord of the Rings Online for about seven months now. Lotro is an MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game), which is a sub-genre of online game where the world is persistent and can generally accommodate thousands of players at once. Players create a character in the game based on one of the races of Middle Earth. The basic goal is to improve your character by gaining experience via completing quests and killing things. The MMO element means that you have the option of teaming up with other players to augment the experience.

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