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Spring Dynamic Modules In Action 63

RickJWagner writes "Every once in a while a technical book comes out that so exhaustively covers a topic that it becomes the definitive word on the topic. These books are the end-all reference, the final authority, the singular go-to reference that every practitioner falls back to in their hour of need. This book review covers one such book, the newly released Spring Dynamic Modules in Action from Manning." Read below for the rest of Rick's review.

Comment Charges has been dropped! (Score 1) 1017

Jag anser inte att det finns anledning att misstänka att han har begått våldtäkt, säger Eva Finné i ett pressmeddelande från Åklagarmyndigheten.
Quick translation: I dont think there is any reason to suspect that he has comitted rape says prosecutor Eva Finné.

Comment One old phone (Score 1) 307

I always keep one old phone in case I drop my new phone down the loo again.

(Had it in my breast pocket and bent forward to replace the empty roll of toilet paper)

Older phones get returned to the store as it's quite common (in Sweden) to give a pretty good rebate when you buy a new phone if you bring in an older still working phone.

Hardware Hacking

The Chipophone — an 8-Bit Chiptune Organ 84

adunk writes "Linus Åkesson has built an 8-bit synthesizer inside an old electric organ case. 'All the original tone-generating parts have been disconnected, and the keys, pedals, knobs and switches rerouted to a microcontroller which transforms them into MIDI signals. Those are then parsed by a second microcontroller, which acts as a synthesizer.' The Chipophone is perfect for playing classics such as the Super Mario Bros in-game music or Rob Hubbard's Spellbound. A description of the build process, with photos, is available."

Comment Re:So? (Score 1) 221

The issue is that in the beginning we where told that nothing you could buy for "real money" would give you an advantage over non-paying players. Now the currency you get for playing is worth a lot less than it used to be so it's almost impossible to claim that this is still true.

I still think it's a fun game when I can play ("Error 3" - I'm looking at you) and bought some snazzy clothes and two weapons for my soldier.

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