Monthly Archives: November 2006

Apache Harmony and Eclipse

For kicks last night, I decided to see how well Apache Harmony could run Eclipse. The answer is “pretty well”. The Eclipse platform itself runs very well. I edited a bunch of files, manipulated a bunch of resources, dabbled a … Continue reading

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You must try Mylar

There’s no point in being subtle. You must try Mylar. Do it now. Today. I have to admit that I’ve been meaning to look at Mylar for a long time, but haven’t gotten much further than the demos. I finally … Continue reading

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But it looks like Eclipse…

A recent poster eclipse.newcomer asked about customizing the look and feel of an Eclipse application. This is something that I’ve been meaning to try out for a long time, so I’ve started my journey down the path of customizing the … Continue reading

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OpenJDK in Eclipse

I decided to take a look at the OpenJDK today. I directed my attention to the OpenJDK load instructions. There’s an omission in the instructions. They specify that the user name required to access the code is “$USER”. After several … Continue reading

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Eclipse SWAG?

The topic of Eclipse SWAG (Souvenirs, Wearables, Accessories and Gifts) up every once in a while. There are a bunch of Eclipse shirts and hats out there already, but is there enough? Do you need Eclipse SWAG? What would you … Continue reading

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Certification is useful?

I’ll be honest. I’ve never had much time for certification. Personally, I am blissfully uncertified with an exception: by virtue of authoring an IBM Smalltalk certification test, am considered certified (actually, there were two tests). Well, that’s not totally true: … Continue reading

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RCP Code Walkthrough Webinar

I’m a pretty interactive guy, so these webinars are pretty hard for me. I thrive on feedback from the audience. Not just questions, but the looks on faces. This sort of information can tell you if you’re reaching them or … Continue reading

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