On Microsoft Windows one uses intensively Windows Explorer to access files on the system. Sometimes it is also necessary to open a command line in order to run commands that are not available via Windows Explorer. Wouldn't it be nice to open a command line in a folder from Windows Explorer? This article describes some of the options and provides complementary resources.
JUnit, the unit test framework written by Erich Gamma and Kent Beck, is not the only alternative for unit testing in the Java environment. This article provides a simple demonstration on how to use Jython, PyUnit and Ant to unit test a Java project.
Burgaud.com 6.0 was made available in 2007 and has been replaced by several versions since that. After debating and testing different CMS's (Content Management Systems) over the last few months before releasing version 6.0, I decided to deploy Burgaud.com 6.0 using WordPress. This was also the occasion to look back at the different versions of Burgaud.com between 1999 and 2007.
SciTE, Scintilla Text Editor, supports API and Keyword files to customize some aspects of the editor for a given programming language. Keywords files extend the highlighting of source code files (i.e. Class names in Java), and API files allow to displays calltips, basic form of the popular Microsoft Intellisense®. The BeanShell script,
SciteJavaApi.bsh, generates both the Java API and the Keyword files for your current Java Runtime Environment.
Javadoc To CHM is a Python tool that generates Microsoft HTML Help projects files from a Javadoc documentation. It generates the project file (.HHP), the contents file (.HHC) and the index file (.HHK). After having generated the HTML project files,
Jd2chm invokes the Microsoft HTML Help Compiler (
hhc.exe) with the project file (.HHP) as parameter in order to build the Compiled HTML file (.CHM).