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OS X Sprout of the Ergonomic Eclipse Theme Clean Sheet

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Early enough to pass as an easter gift the latest update of our ergonomic Eclipse theme Clean Sheet comes in with some great enhancements. While OS X support is leading the way there are also Windows-specific improvements in the form of FlatScrollBar overlays for text editors. This post gives a short overview of the most important innovations of the feature’s ...

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How to install 3 popular NoSQL databases for development in MacOSX for newbies Part 3 (CouchBase)

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Part 1(Mongodb) Part 2 (Cassandra) Part 3 (CouchBase) In this post we are going to install CouchBase, a NoSQL database that has gained a lot of momentum latetly. CouchBase is very very developer friendly in terms of setting up and getting started time. Actually is the simplest. It offers a single download for many platforms (including MacOSX). You can find ...

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How to install 3 popular NoSQL databases for development in MacOSX for newbies Part 2 (Cassandra)

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Part 1(Mongodb) Part 2 (Cassandra) Part 3 (CouchBase) In this post we will install on our local MacOSX (Yosemite) environment, another famous NoSQL database, the Apache Cassandra. As a developer, I found Datastax, community packaging of Cassandra, very handy, seems they offer ready made MacOSX specific packages. You can of course download and install the the tarballs from Apache or ...

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How to install 3 popular NoSQL databases for development in MacOSX for newbies Part 1 (mongodb)

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Part 1(Mongodb) Part 2 (Cassandra) Part 3 (CouchBase) This post aims to help all developers (not only Java) that want to develop using NoSQL datastores, specifically MongoDB, Cassandra and Couchbase, in MaOSX. Before starting writing code you need to have the db engines installed and ready for tests. So our goal for these mini posts will be to  install all ...

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Multiple versions of Java on OS X Mountain Lion

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Before Mountain Lion, Java was bundled inside OS X. It seems that during the upgrade, the Java 6 version I had on my machine was removed. Apparently the reason for uninstalling Java during the upgrade process was caused by a security issue that the Java runtime had.In this way you are forced to install the latest version which fixed this ...

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Java Memcached on Mac OS X

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Introduction In this article I will explain how you can: Install and Configure Memcached on Mac OS X Use Memcached in your Java Application I won’t go in too much detail about the benefits of using a distributed cache in your applications, but let’s at least provide some use cases for applications that are running in the context of an ...

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Official Java 7 for Mac OS X – Status

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Hopefully, by now, everyone knows that Apple joined the OpenJDK project last year. What does that mean? Apple will contribute the code that they used for their private Mac Java builds as GPL code to OpenJDK Oracle will take over the stewardship of the Mac port of Java Over time, the Mac platform will become a completely first-class citizen in ...

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