Monthly Archives: February 2014

Oracle JDK Built-in Profiler

Oracle has included its Java Mission Control and Flight Recorder (the original JRockit Mission Control) into the SE JDK package since 7u40. Both seem free for develop environment but may have additional cost for production deployment. See its pros/cons with … Continue reading

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Eclipse Can’t Find the Main Class

Recently I experienced two such annoyances and each took me quite a while to figure out, so here I jot them down. Case#1: Crashed Eclipse metadata. This can happen after unexpected power outage or other ungraceful Eclipse closure. Symptom: Eclipse … Continue reading

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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

After upgrading my VirtualBox to 4.3.6 and installing Kubuntu 13.10, I had some problems to install the Guest Additions. After a few hours struggling, I made it work eventually. Here is the notes: Step #1: Make sure the Guest Additions … Continue reading

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Write Plugin with Eclipse IDE for Java Developers

Eclipse is a plugin based platform and this is well explained in its Platform architecture user guide section. As application developers, we normally use one of the pre-packaged versions (for example¬†Eclipse IDE for Java Developers) and¬†don’t need to use its … Continue reading

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