We fat blokes are seldom emotional. However, sometimes we stumble across something which so impresses us we grudgingly raise an eyebrow.
A week after downloading
and playing with the latest SGD release, I've decided to bare my soul and expose my Top 10 list of cool stuff about version 4.3.
Doing so in one go would be far too traumatic for me, so I take it one blog entry at a time, beginning with, in reverse order, at number 10...
#10 - Automatic Proxy Detection
Unless you ran a Windows client, SGD 4.2 was never able to detect this. So poor old fat bloke, with his trusty MacBook, and the myriad of Sun Ray users inside Sun, had to manually change proxy settings when jumping on and off the corporate network to access SGD servers that are located on the Internet, such as the Sun Demo SGD Server
With Firefox 2 still insisting on having its own settings, but Safari using the Location System Settings, life was getting complicated.
So thank you the engineer that fixed this.