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Earlier this year I was vocal about the geriatric underpinnings of Media Temple's (ve) platform. Thankfully, things have changed.

I upgraded my site to Bootstrap 3 and along the way learned a few things about the differences.

I've recently been battling an issue with my Media Temple (ve), and a rather archaic kernel. I share it here in the hopes you won't get bitten too.

Doug Lea has proposed to promote memory fencing mechanics into implementation APIs in Java. I cover what this means.

I show how with some Jekyll plugin work you can create full fledged category and tag homepages for your site in Jekyll

Accessing JMX interfaces has been phenomenally difficult over the years due to some limitations. With recent Java 7 builds, that is a thing of the past.

Another batch of concurrency utilities is in the pipeline for Java as JEP-155. This is part one of a short summary of what is planned.

A number of good things happened this week for desktop Linux folks - I summarize a few.

A new enhancement proposal is in for Java that describes creating value objects, allowing the JVM to treat complex objects as primitives.

Valve has released Steam for Linux to 1000 testers, and Nvidia is releasing drivers that suck a little less.