Monthly Archives: August 2009

Reflections on Predictably Irrational

I recently read the book Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely. I really enjoyed his insights into motivation and personal judgement of values. If you don’t have the time to read the book you may want to listen to this podcast … Continue reading

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Eclipse e4 – Using the modeled user interface editor

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4 tutorial. In the Eclipse e4 webseminar I learned about the e4 UI editor which allow you to change the user interface on the fly. As you most likely … Continue reading

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Eclipse e4 – Styling your UI with css

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4 tutorial. Eclipse e4 allows to style your applications via css like stylesheets. The following gives a short example how to get started with css stylecheets. Create a new … Continue reading

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Add the error log view to your Eclipse RCP application

Describes how to add the Error log view to an Eclipse RCP application. Continue reading

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Create your first Eclipse e4 application

Update This description has been updated in the following tutorial: Eclipse e4. Eclipse released on the 29 July 2009 the tech preview version 0.9 of Eclipse e4, which can be downloaded here. I wasn’t able to find a description how … Continue reading

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TweetHub – Eclipse ECF Twitter client

Eclipse ECF is a framework for supporting the development of distributed Eclipse-based tools and applications. With the Galileo release Eclipse ECF provides also a nice Twitter client TweetHub. TweetHub is an Eclipse RCP application for communicating with Twitter. It took … Continue reading

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Collection of Java related Podcasts

The following is a list of my favorite Java and Java related Podcasts. Please feel free to suggest additional Java podcasts. Java Podcasts: Javaposse Most likely the best known Java podcast is Javaposse which can be found on http://javaposse.com/.In this … Continue reading

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Using Collections.sort and Comparator in Java

Sorting a collection in Java is easy, just use Collections.sort(Collection) to sort your values. For example: This is possible because Integer implements the Comparable interface. This interface defines the method compare which performs pairwise comparison of the elements and returns … Continue reading

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