Jad and Jar files: Christmas.jad, Christmas.jar Source: Christmas.zip Here is a little gift from a geek to fellow geeks. This fractal Christmas tree can be run on your mobile phone. It is written using Java ME, utilizing the amazing LWUIT toolkit from Sun. You can configure various parameters and change the look of the tree.
We were at JAX India 2007 conference last week. It was a great experience to meet many like minded people under one roof! We had a booth representing our company, Impiger Technologies. The guys with me, Sai, Mahesh, Ashok, Umaima & Kamlesh were an enthusiatic bunch. We were busy throughout (well, for most part :)) … more
I’m going to be talking at JAX India 2007 on Graphical Modeling Framework (GMF). Check out the sessions.
Duh! In other news, Astronauts on ISS don’t like outer space!. But this link was forwarded to me by my collegue Santosh. Here’s my take on that: Rosenberg is wrong. Programmers don’t like coding, they like problem solving. Mathematicians like problem solving! Farmers like problem solving! Accountants like problem solving! At least most of the … more
I discovered an excellent piece of Java software called JAlbum. If you want to create photo albums for the web, give it a try. It seems to be very well written and has a clean interface.
I keep losing this tip, so I’m recording it here. In order to have Tapestry reload the changes made in page templates without having to reload the web app, you need to start Tomcat (or any other container) with the following flags: -Dorg.apache.tapestry.disable-caching=true If you are using MyEclipse IDE, then configure it like this: As … more
I gave a talk yesterday at the San Diego Java Users group on developing Eclipse plugins. Click here to download the presentation.
Under Eclipse 3.0, when you try to resolve a file under your plugin, you will be presented with a URL that looks like this: bundleentry://6/Config.properties So, invoking getFile() on the URL will return null, as the protocol is not a file protocol. In order to get around this, you will have to use the following … more
This site has tons of illustrations and examples on UI programming on the Eclipse platform. It also has a very well illustrated example of creating an RCP application. In case you don’t know about RCP, it stands for Rich Client Platform, a new way to develop independent native applications using the Eclipse platform. P.S: Here … more
I pointed Eclipse 3.0 to a workspace that I had in 2.1.3, fully aware of the fact that the new eclipse version is built on cool new stuff like OSGI. It was a snap switching to the old workspace, no fiddling with command line args, just the flick of a menu item and it does … more