Okay. After about 10 years of using email I’m officially over it. It’s not that I don’t want to send emails; I do. And it’s not that I don’t want to read your emails, I do. Its just that, well, I’m over getting it, and I’m over storing it. I don’t know; somehow my requirements [...]
Monthly Archives: August 2003
There have been some intersting comments by Guy Steele on the ll1 maillist regarding design decisions in Java. Tidbits follow.
You know how local variables or arguments that are “captured” by an inner class need to be declared final? Well, it originally wasn’t going to be that way. We would have had “closures”:
On the subject of developer morale, I was just reminded by a friend of a joke he played on me while at University. A cruel, cruel joke.
Spotted the use of the splash task in the Hibernate build.xml today (via BPH). So of course I had to add it to Clover’s build file. You can see the results in this image:
I’ve been tweaking quite a few Ant build files at work in the last couple of weeks. Firstly, thank crap for IDEA and its Ant completion mode (Eclipse has a similar mode). Also, being able to comment out a whole XML block with Ctrl-Shift-/ is nice, too. Secondly, there is a certain amount of noise [...]
We have just released (beta) Eclipse and NetBeans plugins for Clover, allowing you to instrument your code and view coverage results all from with the those Java IDEs.