A couple of weeks ago a reader asked me for a Java program to read command-line input from the user and then display the smallest value the user has entered. He wanted to use digit ‘0’ to indicate that the user is done entering the data and not to include 0 in the list of […]
Joseph Darcy, the lead of Project Coin, formally announced the approved changes to the Java language to be included in JDK 7. Although there was no major change announced, the announced enhancements will improve program readability. Following are few changes that I am glad they are going to incorporate in JDK7.
If you are thinking of starting your own blog or have just started it, I would recommend that you download and read the free eBook, Make Money Blogging, by Daniel Scocco. Daniel runs a successful and a very helpful blog “DailyBlogTips” and is quite well know among the bloggers. In this free eBook Daniel laid […]
If you need to search for a phrase or a string in a text file Java regular expression is the easiest way to accomplish this task. Here is a simple example that demonstrates how you can use Java regular expression to find a string or a phrase in a text file.
Eclipse is my favorite Java IDE. To manage projects Eclipse uses ‘Workspaces’. Workspace is basically a folder on your disk where your project files are stored. To work on a project you load its workspace in Eclipse. Eclipse remembers the workspaces you worked on previously. A drop down list of all (configurable) previous workspaces is […]
For most web developers, programmers and bloggers taking screenshots is quite a common task. Sometimes you need the screenshot for your next post or article or just to send it to your tech help desk to troubleshoot a problem. I have been using Snagit for several years and I really like the features it offers […]
One of the first blogging tips blogs I started following was ProBlogger. Run by Darren, this blog offers incredible tips to new and experienced bloggers. I still follow Problogger because everyday I get some more useful tips about blogging. In 2005 and 2007 offered a 31-day series on how to become a better blogger. This […]
I have been using Entrecard for some time now. About 10% of the visitors come to my blog through Entrecard. Recently Entrecard launched a new service called Marketplace. Entrecard members can buy and sell their services in exchange of Entrecard credits.
I am opening my blog to advertisements. I have had Google AdSense ad units for some time on my website, and now I think is the appropriate time to solicit ads directly from advertisers. While I am working on getting my marketing arm in place, I thought it will be a good idea to let […]
Have you ever wondered how when you “follow” certain Twitter users, you get an immediate thank you email from them? Some of them may even start following you immediately. After I received about half a dozen such quick emails thanking me for following some users, I started thinking that there must be a service that […]