Top 10 Eclipse Keyboard shortcuts for Java developers

Here is a list of 10 commonly used Eclipse shortcuts for Java developers. Ctrl + Shift + T: Open a type (e.g.; a class, an interface) without browsing through list of packages Ctrl + Shift + R: Open any file quickly without browsing for it in the Package Explorer Ctrl + O: Go directly to …

How to redirect homepage in Joomla

Joomla is a wonderful platform to publish websites. With readily available templates you can have your website up and running in no time. Sometimes though you may need to direct your visitors to a different page than your regular home page, for instance you may want to direct all the visitors to a promotion page …

Java String comparison. The difference between == and equals().

Many Java beginners find it difficult to differentiate between == operator and the “equals()” method when comparing String variables in Java. They assume that both operations perform the same function and either one can be used to compare two string variables. I have even seen many experienced programmers committing the mistake of using “==” to …

An HTML element you don’t want to omit.

Various Doctypes

As web developers we have the tendency to blame web browsers for inconsistencies and for not displaying the pages as designed. Most of the time the blame is justified, but there are instances when the blame lies at the feet of the web developers. For example, incorrect CSS declarations, missing closing tags in HTML documents …

How to remember CSS Shorthand properties

Using margin or padding properties of CSS in the following syntax is straight forward. { padding-top:5px; padding-right:12px; padding-bottom: 15px; padding-left: 20px; } But the shorthand version of these properties may be a little difficult to remember for CSS beginners. The above CSS declaration can be written as; {padding:5px 12px 15px 20px;} Now how do you …