Monthly Archives: July 2006

Maybe I’m just easily entertained…

I use web tools for all my XML editing needs (which, frankly, are many). One feature that I really love is the way that code complete works based on the current contents of the document. If I’ve embedded a <description> … Continue reading

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Toys in the Attic

When you delete a file in Eclipse, it is deleted from the CVS repository when you commit the change (by committing the folder). But CVS doesn’t destroy the file, it puts it in the ‘attic’. If you ever need to … Continue reading

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Installing Eclipse

I decided to update the screen cam that demonstrates how to download and install Eclipse (I made the old one before the Eclipse 3.2 release). The new version replaces the old version, so the old link still works. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Loosely coupled but tightly integrated

I was never happy with how tightly coupled my image viewer is to the resources API. It seems to me that an image viewer is a pretty handy, general-purpose thing. The initial implementation can display images contained in files. But … Continue reading

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Debugging JSPs using Eclipse WebTools

As a general rule, I don’t like to have too much Java code in Java ServerPages (JSP) files. In fact, I’d prefer to have no Java code at all in a JSP. I have two basic reasons (and a collection … Continue reading

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Planes, trains,and automobiles…

One of the things I really enjoy about traveling in Europe is the train system. They have a vibrant train system; something that we’re missing in North America. This week, I’ve been in Europe, attending both ECOOP and Java Forum … Continue reading

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Totally customized Eclipse Experience, anyone?

Bjorn mentioned the Yoxos “Eclipse on Demand” service in his blog a few days ago. The good people at Innoopract are proud of this service. For good reason. Today, I decided that I wanted a PHP development environment. I went … Continue reading

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