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Build Your Vagrant Box From Scratch

Introduction: Vagrant Box Did you ever experience the pain after your DEV PC crashed? Or the tedious steps to help a new hire to set up his DEV environment? If so, you may be interested in reading the post. The … Continue reading

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Open H2 UI When Debugging in Eclipse

This time it is about debugging the H2 embedded database, which is very similar to procedure used with the HSQLDB I posted earlier. Assuming that the hibernate.connection.url is set to jdbc:h2:mem:myDb, you can following similar steps as in my previous … Continue reading

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Eclipse Workspace Mechanic for Java Code Format in Team Environment

Problem How do you ensure each developer in your team can deliver Java code in the same format (indentation, line length, code blocks….)? Well, you of course know Eclipse preference is the place to go. You can easily import a … Continue reading

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Eclipse Shortcuts on Given Context

To display the available shortcuts on the current cursor place, you can use ctrl+shift+L, and it will bring up a popup with all the available shortcuts listed. Another of my recent favorite  shortcuts is ctrl+shift+P that can find the matching bracket. … 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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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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Eclipse Debug ProGuard Obfuscated Code

Debugging ProGuard obfuscated code in Eclipse can be tricky, which is especially true given the Eclipse Market lacking (at least unaware ) of any usable ProGuard debug plugins. Although we can try our best to write high quality code, but … Continue reading

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