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Leap Year Fun Facts: 10 Random Things You Didn’t Know About February 29 – Latin Times

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Leap Year Fun Facts: 10 Random Things You Didn't Know About February 29
Latin Times
Now that we know Leap Days are added because the actual time it takes the Earth to rotate the sun is 365.2421 days, we understand that, to ensure consistency with the true astronomical year, an extra day is added to the year in order to get the ...
Why does February have 29 days every four years?Dhaka Tribune

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jClarity Releases Censum 3.0 – InfoQ.com

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jClarity Releases Censum 3.0
InfoQ.com
The focus on the new G1 collector can be understood taking into account that G1 will become the default garbage collector in Java 9 for server configurations, while the Safepoint log analysis can help users go beyond garbage collection tuning ...

Will the Push for Coding Lead to ‘Technical Ghettos’? – The Atlantic

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Will the Push for Coding Lead to 'Technical Ghettos'?
The Atlantic
... singular focus on coding—for all students, whether learning coding is enough to build computational thinking and knowledge, and for students of color in particular, whether the emphasis on knowing Java and JavaScript only puts them on the bottom ...

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Oracle’s OpenJDK Cleanup of “Unsafe” Implementation – InfoQ.com

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Oracle's OpenJDK Cleanup of "Unsafe" Implementation
InfoQ.com
Bug 8149159 has recently been posted to the JDK Bug System, proposing optimizations and cleanups for Unsafe, including moving argument checking out of the native layer and into Java (thereby simplifying JIT), the unification of sun.misc.Unsafe with ...

Luna, the horse, delivers books in Indonesian village – Aljazeera.com

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Luna, the horse, delivers books in Indonesian village
Aljazeera.com
Serang, Central Java, Indonesia - The sun had not yet risen on the eastern horizon, but 42-year-old Ridwan Sururi was already busy tending the horses. The father of five fed the animals while grooming them and cleaning their barns. As a horse caretaker ...

Crews demolish Jakarta red-light district – Herald Sun

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Crews demolish Jakarta red-light district
Herald Sun
Anis, 43, who has lived in the area for 20 years, said she was staying in a public toilet while she waits for money to arrive so she can move back to her hometown in Jepara, Central Java where she will do "anything" to survive. Meanwhile, another ...

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The day Indonesia goes dark at dawn – Jakarta Post

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The day Indonesia goes dark at dawn
Jakarta Post
Outside the narrow path of totality, the eclipse will be partial. Observers in Medan of North Sumatra, Java and Bali and Papua will see a crescent-shaped sun as the Moon passes by off-center. In Jakarta, the crescent will be visible from 6:19 a.m ...

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Leap Year 2016: Why does February have 29 days every four years? – Telegraph.co.uk

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Leap Year 2016: Why does February have 29 days every four years?
Telegraph.co.uk
... which rely on exact timings. When a last leap second was added in 2012 Mozilla, Reddit, Foursquare, Yelp, LinkedIn, and StumbleUpon all reported crashes and there were problems with the Linux operating system and programmes written in Java.

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Quick Java 8 or Java 7 Dev Environments With Docker – DZone News

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Quick Java 8 or Java 7 Dev Environments With Docker
DZone News
This article represents code samples which could be used to build and start Java 7 or Java 8 Docker containers appropriately based on needs with a single script and command such as “./startJava.sh -v 7 Java7” for Java 7 and “./startJava.sh -v 8 java8 ...

Land of Crazy Craters – The New Indian Express

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Land of Crazy Craters
The New Indian Express
One of the most popular destinations is Mount Bromo, the volcano in East Java named after the Hindu God Brahma. ... Standing atop the viewpoint with a sea of humanity, do not be surprised if the sun decides to play truant or the mist plays a wet blanket.

Local stargazer Sheldon Schafer to view total solar eclipse in Indonesia – Peoria Journal Star

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Peoria Journal Star

Local stargazer Sheldon Schafer to view total solar eclipse in Indonesia
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — Locally renowned stargazer Sheldon Schafer loves a total eclipse of the sun like Memphis loves Elvis. Completely. Passionately. Viscerally. It's the only explanation why Schafer and his wife MaryAnn will ... no established timetable — but ...

What to Look For in an HTML5 Viewer (Part 3) – Snowbound Software (press release) (blog)

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What to Look For in an HTML5 Viewer (Part 3)
Snowbound Software (press release) (blog)
Only Microsoft supports ActiveX for the moment, Flash is marginally supported, and Java is also slowly disappearing from the browser landscape. As I mentioned on Monday, Oracle (who inherited the Java development mantle when they bought Sun) recently ...

Krupuk A bite-size problem – Jakarta Post

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Jakarta Post

Krupuk A bite-size problem
Jakarta Post
Super Jaya turns out 750 kilograms of krupuk every day — and these are short days because it's the rainy season and the product is sun-dried. “We've tried using ovens but it hasn't been a success,” said Erik. “That's a pity because we could then work ...

Leap Year 2016: It’s nearly February 29th – but why does the month have an extra day every four years? – Telegraph.co.uk

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Leap Year 2016: It's nearly February 29th - but why does the month have an extra day every four years?
Telegraph.co.uk
A complete orbit of the earth around the sun takes exactly 365.2422 days to complete, but the Gregorian calendar uses 365 days. So leap seconds - and leap years - are added as means of keeping our clocks (and ... can sometimes cause problems for some ...

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Australian tourists warned terrorists in Indonesia may be in ‘advanced stages’ of preparing attacks – NEWS.com.au

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Australian tourists warned terrorists in Indonesia may be in 'advanced stages' of preparing attacks
NEWS.com.au
Indonesian police on Friday arrested dozens of suspected Islamic extremists on Java island, but it was not clear if they were linked to gun and suicide attacks in Jakarta last month that left four civilians and four assailants dead. The Jakarta attacks ...

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Australia warns of ‘advanced’ Indonesia terror threat – The Sun Daily

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Australia warns of 'advanced' Indonesia terror threat
The Sun Daily
Indonesian police on Friday arrested dozens of suspected Islamic extremists on Java island, but it was not clear if they were linked to gun and suicide attacks in Jakarta last month that left four civilians and four assailants dead. The Jakarta attacks ...

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Please, Java, Support Multiline String Literals – DZone News

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Please, Java, Support Multiline String Literals
DZone News
Today, I was working with some code written in Xtend, a very interesting language that compiles into Java source code. Xtend is exceptionally useful for templating (e.g. for generating jOOQ's Record1 – Record22 API). I noticed another very nice feature ...

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Gradle Goodness: Build Script Using Java Syntax – DZone News

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Gradle Goodness: Build Script Using Java Syntax
DZone News
But we can also use Java code in a Groovy script. The compiler that compiles the build script understands Java code as well as the Groovy code. Sometimes I hear from people new to Gradle that they have difficulty understanding the DSL. I thought it ...

Lighting the way – Jakarta Post

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Jakarta Post

Lighting the way
Jakarta Post
As the sun goes down over Bali, the roadside workshop of a long-life lightbulb recycler blazes into life. Squatting on a sidewalk in Blah Batu beside a box filled with electrodes, lightbulb spirals, pliers and an electric cable, Kadek Sukarja patiently ...

Favourite restaurants of Anita Ma, general manager of Sopexa Hong Kong – South China Morning Post (subscription)

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Favourite restaurants of Anita Ma, general manager of Sopexa Hong Kong
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Tung Po (2/F Java Road Municipal Services Building, 99 Java Road, North Point, tel: 2880 5224) is also fun. Interior of West Villa Restaurant.I love dim sum. The standard at West Villa ... 2/F J Senses, 60 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2850 8371) for ...

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