Dynamic Classes in Java

Recently discovered how to create dynamic classes in Java. Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader().loadClass(“DynamicClassPath”) And then if you want to invoke a method on it 🙂 Object obj = clazz.newInstance(); Method m = clazz.getMethod(“methodName”, null); And then to call it: m.invoke(obj, null);

Update : Chrome Extension for REA

The one I wrote in my spare time finally got officially released. *insert huge smile*. Fetch it from here

Chrome Extension

So yesterday evening, I started writing a Google Chrome extension for my company. The documentation was easy to find and I started simply creating a manifest file and using the example of pulling flickr pictures. Took me about 5 hours but I finally managed to get a decent working prototype working. I am being told …

Analysing a lucene index

The adventures of querying a lucene index outside of luke.

Google Maps and Suburbs

This thursday and friday my company , held its quarterly innovation day event. This is similar to Google’s own Innovation Time Off or Atlassian’s FedEx days . In short, we as employees got to propose ideas beforehand and then work on them for two whole days. Towards the end of friday, we got to present …

Google Developer Fest (Sydney-2010)

So for the last two days I have been in Sydney at the Google office enjoying the developer fest. It has been quite fun and I must say that their new API’s on Buzz and Maps (v3) are very exciting. My friend and I hacked together quite a neat little real estate app for buzz …