March 19, 2005

Teach Your TiVO New Tricks with the HME SDK

f you aren’t already a DVR addict, someday you likely will be! Being able to turn on your TV, push a button, and get a menu of shows that you want to watch?without surfing through hundreds of channels of junk?is a very pleasant experience. It really is TV on demand.

Design Better Software with the Inversion of Control Pattern

he Inversion of Control (IoC) pattern, also known as Dependency Injection, has recently become popular in the J2EE community. Several open source projects, including Spring, PicoContainer, and HiveMind, use the IoC pattern to develop lightweight J2EE Containers. IoC is not a new concept, however. It has been around for several