Category Archives: Tools

Source for Easy Editor (ee of FreeBSD fame)

Sometimes when I’m on a Linux box I find myself a bit crippled without being able to use Easy Editor. I do know vi as it was the first editor I taught myself, but when I just need to do … Continue reading

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Unix Command To Remove Subversion .svn Directories

Today I wanted to grab the latest revision of Model Glue in hopes of checking out something which is fairly intriguing to me, Coldspring integration. I’m unable to do this from my workstation, so I SSH’ed to my FreeBSD box … Continue reading

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Adding The Subversion Build Number To Your Application Using Ant

I have to admit, lately I’m a big, big fan of development using CFEclipse, Subversion, and building Apache Ant scripts to do builds and deployments with for ColdFusion applications. I have quite a few more ideas to add to some … Continue reading

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Simple Integration of Ant and Subversion

Last week I decided it was time to start looking at integrating the check-out of code from Subversion as a part of my build process for the various projects I work on. Turns out, it’s pretty easy. Download the CLI … Continue reading

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Subversion for Nothing, and The Book for Free

We’ve slowly been moving away from VSS and to Subversion lately and so far I dig it. Today I came across the the O’Reilly book about Subversion, “Version Control with Subversion”, which is published online for free. From its reviews … Continue reading

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CFEclipse Gaining Popularity

It seems that CFEclipse is getting pretty popular– the latest nightly build nightly builds have already been downloaded over 5,100 times which is pretty impressive to me. I’ve been using it for around a year now and it certainly makes … Continue reading

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Fixing or Deleting Invalid Files in Windows

In an attempt to get the machine clean in hopes of fixing the Half-Life 2 stuttering problem, I’ve been doing a bunch of disk maintenance this evening. Every since installing a second hard drive on this machine and moving around … Continue reading

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Key Shortcut for Block Indenting in Eclipse

I have one last thing to add here for Eclipse as I’m pretty much done configuring it on my new workstation. Here is how you can setup block indenting in Eclipse (being able to highlight a group of text, and … Continue reading

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Getting FTP to Work with Ant in Eclipse

I never seem to remember what I need to install to get the optional <ftp> task in Ant working when it’s time to blow away Eclipse and start a fresh install. Here is the basic information you need to get … Continue reading

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