Creating Windows Executables from Java Applications

Creating Windows Executables from Java Applications

As a Product Manager, I am a huge fan of using the right tools for the right job – and sometimes this conflicts with beliefs I had (and maybe still have) as a developer. One of the beliefs that I have seen out there in developer communities is “if it isn’t in my programming language of choice, I am not going to use it.” In an ideal world, I would fully support this idea. However, we don’t live in an ideal…

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Support FAQs: Questions We Ask the Customers

Support FAQs: Questions We Ask the Customers

Let’s face it – Google doesn’t always give us the answers we need. Sometimes you have to contact Support at Datalogics. Having provided technical support for most of my professional life, in one form or another, I thought I would use this blog entry to share a few tips on how to shorten the time it takes for me to identify and resolve problems. The sooner I can identify the problem, the sooner I can find a solution (or, if…

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Failure, Personalized!

Failure, Personalized!

Have I got an offer for you: “Junk mail” is just not what it used to be. Impersonal, generic, uninspiring pieces of mail have become less and less prevalent – at least in my mailbox. Part of this, of course, is due to the rise of mass e-mails and online advertising: different media, same problem of low response rate. But more interesting is the takeover of personalized offers through the mail. Whether from transpromo (transactional promotions – i.e. targeted offers…

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Creating a Table of Contents from Bookmarks with DLE

Creating a Table of Contents from Bookmarks with DLE

A couple of years ago, I put together a sample app for creating a Table of Contents from Bookmarks which I’ve revisited and revised on occasion based on feedback from customers, so I thought I’d share the latest iteration of this code a bit more broadly.  Also, I came across the perfect input Document to demonstrate it, this weekend, during my annual  Choose-Your-Own-Adventure for Adults weekend, when I dive into this text and come out at the other end with…

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