Lets find out out how this diary thing works then :-)
At the moment I'm working on several University assignments (a simple Postscript renderer, a simple parser/interpreter, an LZW implementation, a little concurrent programming and a group exercise about project management. The one that I'll be spending the most time one is a long term (till April 2001) team project.
My project involves creating a graphical front end to a
database using XML, Java, Swing and JDBC. The intended
audience is familiar with handling data (normally in the
form of a spreadsheet) but are probably unfamiliar with
relational databases and certainly have not used SQL. Once
the user has performed the required selections, joins and
grouping (though if the software is well designed the user
should not realise they have done so), the program will
export the data to a data mining tool of their
More on this later...
I've certified a couple of Open Source developers whose projects I've worked with, but no doubt I've missed a few so I'll check again soon. I also had a first go at my profile.
I think this is enough for the moment, I'm off for a talk by Stephen Tweedie from Redhat, hosted by the Scottish Linux Users Group on "Linux: State of the Art". Should be interesting.