Category Archives: Tools
Recently GitHub announced GitHub Enterprise, a way to have all of the goodness of GitHub behind your own companies firewall on your own servers. GitHub in general is an obvious win for developers, but when trying to pitch why it’s … Continue reading
It seems like for at least a couple of years now, I’ve had problems when trying to login to newegg.com with Firefox. Across different installs of Firefox, on Windows, OS X, and Linux, etc.. no matter what I tried, Firefox … Continue reading
I’m going to skip over a rant about how much Axis2 sucks in order to pass a tip on how to include Axis2 artifacts (AAR’s, MAR’s, etc) into an EAR file using the Maven plugin to package EAR files, maven-ear-plugin. … Continue reading
The default Eclipse for Mac OS X font is kind of annoying since it’s way too big and reminds me of MS Comic Sans. If you try to replace it with one of the wonderful ProggyFonts without tweaking them first, … Continue reading
Between many machines at home, Virtual Machines, a work laptop, etc, I always seem to manage installing Firefox from scratch at least once a month. There are several add-ons that I pretty much require for Firefox to work for me, … Continue reading
Adam Bien covers how to reduce the size of JAR packages in Java 5 & 6 here. An example he shows starts at 44 MB and gets reduced down to 6 MB– impressive!