Friday, 22 May 2009

Eclipse's shortcuts inside the IDE

There are a too many useful shotcuts in Eclipse. When you don't remember "That One" you could see a list of them pressing " CTRL + SHIFT + L " inside the IDE.

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Java development productivity improvement with JavaRebel

At the end of April, ZeroTurnaround released a plugin for Eclipse. With this new plugin is quite easy to set up JavaRebel in your project.

JavaRebel is a JVM plugin (-javaagent) that enables you to see changes to your code immediately, without the need to redeploy an application or perform a container restart. I'm beginning to use it and it looks promising.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship

Yesterday, David Carver wrote a new draft of manifesto which reinforces the idea that software development is an art. Will we see a community around this manifest like the agile methodologies?
This is the fashion page.

Thursday, 12 February 2009


This is a common problem when you are creating a new Java development environment, probably using an application server. You should configure the Server/Application launch configuration to escape to this, for example in Eclipse:

  1. Open Launch Configuration
  2. Select "Arguments" tab
  3. In "VM Arguments" paste this "-XX:MaxPermSize=256m -Xms128m -Xmx256m " and configure the amount of memory to your needs.
OK, this is not an important post, this is something common for Java developers. I wrote this so I didn´t have to Google it the next time I need it =D .