I found a need to debug JBoss with Eclipse. A search on google led me to ths page. I had to tweak a bit to get my local instance to work. For example, I had to change the quote character from ” to “. JAVA_OPTS=”-Xdebug -Xnoagent -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,address=8787,server=y,suspend=n $JAVA_OPTS” After that, JBOSS was able to load […]Read more "Debug JBoss with Eclipse"
Andreas Zeller‘s “The Future of Programming Environments”, provides an high level overview on the current trends of development tools. In this article, Zeller stated that development tools are evolving from extensible frameworks that supports integrated tools and their automation to “automated assistance in all development decisions”. Zeller further pointed out many known techniques that collects […]Read more "A quick scan of “The Future of Programming Environments” article"
I spent a little bit of time check out both webtest and jWebUnit. Here are my first impression: webtest is declarative and XML configuration file driven. If you like configuration management more than programming, you might like this format. All you need is edit the test definition and hit the run command, no compilation necessary. […]Read more "webtest and jWebUnit: first impression"
When I tried to use jMaki’s dojo.editor, I first thought “Hay this is dojo, so I can just use it the way dojo related documentation stated it, right?” No. jMaki created a wrapper for dojo and the configuration argument doesn’t match 100%. So, After reading across several documentations, here is one trick for configure dojo.editor […]Read more "A trick with dojo.editor in jMaki"
I found repeated need to search and replace a lot of known little text strings all over a text configuration file, private.properties for NetBeans. Since I expect to do this several times in the future, I used sed commands in a script do the trick. With examples on this page and a little bit of […]Read more "Search and Replace using sed command"
Subversion can ignore certain files when you attempt to commit. In NetBeans, it is just as simple as right click on the Locally Modified file in Subversion panel and choose Ignore option. On the command-line, you can see this section from the documentation. you can also configure the global-ignore property in Subversion’s configuration file.Read more "Ignore files during svn commit"