Yes, I know that you people at Google want to make sure that even my mom can easily use your products, and for your search engine, that is definitely a possibility. However, when it comes to browsers, Google Chrome is way, way too simplified for anyone who'd like to use it for daily work.I am … Continue reading Dear Google, I am not my mother!
A while ago, Google acquired Instantiations, the makers of the fantastic UI development plugin for Eclipse. The plugin named Windows Builder Pro, allows you to develop user interfaces for your java and gwt projects, along with xwt support. Google first made the tools available for free, then today I've received an e-mail that says that … Continue reading Wow: Google makes Window Builder Pro open source!
Dear Microsoft, My university, University College London, had an agreement with you to move our e-mail addresses to http://www.outlook.com. I usually work with up to 30, or more tabs in my browser. Regardless of the browser, as of 2010, I can in no way, bother to find a particular tab, and I simply open a … Continue reading It is 2010, and Microsoft is still not getting the web.
Well, this last month has not been the best of all times for the Java community. Oracle, which has acquired Sun Microsystems a while ago finally began to work on its new and most important asset: Java. Oracle, in many ways is very similar to Apple. They have a working strategy for their products, and … Continue reading What is happening to Java, and why do you need to know?
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The web is swallowing everything in the software world. Everything from accounting applications to clinical apps are turning into web applications. The trend is there, and it is so strong, that betting on emergence of a web based application for pretty much anything is possible now. You think that there are many things for which … Continue reading Web based tooling for openEHR
When Google announced Chrome, I was excited, especially due to performance advantages. Those advantages still exist as of today, and Firefox is becoming more of a bloated software, or at least it feels that way. For a while, Chrome has been my primary browser, since its performance is really good. However, I realized that I … Continue reading Good bye Google Chrome
Wow! I do not know how I should feel about this. Heather Leslie of Ocean Informatics wrote on Twitter that MS is leaving the HIS market, and as you can read here, it is true. Now I've written about Amalga more than 2 years ago, and I was excited about what it may become. I … Continue reading Microsoft leaving HIS market!
Wow! I can't believe I have not written anything for two months.Well, time to catch up then. Ibelieve that EHR implementation is not taking off because of some fundamental problems, and I've written about them before. Check out my previous posts for anti-patterns in EHR implementation.One of the things I have not mentioned (or maybe … Continue reading Medical tourism (or outsourcing): is it the perfect use case for EHRs?
Now that James Gosling has left Oracle, the trend has become even more obvious: key people who have made Java a success, are leaving Oracle. This is not news to me, but I had hopes of being wrong about my expectations. I've watched Oracle acquire some very capable technology firms, focusing on Java, and one … Continue reading Watching Java die