Year: 2011

The “Java Life” Rap Music Video

Hi frens, This is a rap music video. I liked it and am sharing with you all. I took the link from Java’s youtube channel. I found it from a tweet by @java. Enjoy! and CODE HARD! The lyrics is

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Only 24 super techies out of 5000 cracked it so far – Techgig’s online coding contest

Hi friends, Just wanted to share something with you. Sorry if you don’t find something about Linux or Java in this post. I am in a good mood today. It is because I was featured in the Techgig.com’s ad with

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Ubuntu 11.10 – The countdown begins. A whole new world. A whole new computer.

Today I want you to tell about the next release of the OS(Operating System) which I boot into every time I turn on my computer. Yes, you all guessed it right (if you haven’t already, here it is), its Ubuntu(Linux).

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How to Create Translucent and Shaped Windows in java.

Hi all, I am back after a long time. This time I want to tell you all how I set a window as translucent in java. It was a very cumbersome thing to do before recently. From JDK 6 update 10,

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Java SE 7 is officially here.

Hi all, Java SE 7 is officially released today i.e. July 28, 2011(07.28.2011)! After nearly five years of collaboration within the worldwide Java community, Java Platform, Standard Edition is ready for download! It’s an important step in Java’s evolution. The

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Java 7 is here.

Hi all, Java 7 (codename Dolphin) is an upcoming major update to Java, releasing on July 28, 2011(07.28.2011). The following links might help you know more about Java 7 : Webcast on Java 7 : http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/events/java7/index.html Wiki on Java 7

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How to add spring capabilities to Eclipse IDE using SpringSource Tool Suite from the Release Update Site

Hi everyone, Today I will tell you all how I added spring capabilities to the Eclipse IDE using release update site. EDIT: Removed Galileo(3.5) and added Indigo(3.7) update sites. Installing from the Release Update Site The SpringSource Tool Suite components

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Remove question mark and add your own icon to the ubuntu 11.04 natty narwhal unity launcher

Hi everyone, Its long time since I wrote my last blog. So here I am back to you all. In this blog I am going explain how I added my own icon to the application which was showing a question

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How to Create an executable JAR file

Here is the general procedure for creating an executable JAR: Compile your java code, generating all of the program’s class files. Create a manifest file containing the following 2 lines: Manifest-Version: 1.0 Main-Class: name of class containing main The name of

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers.

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