Friday, March 31, 2006

Friday, March 10, 2006

A Netbeans Bug thats bugging me...

Netbeans has a bug where it gets the indentation wrong after annotations which have no braced parameters after them, when you use it's reformat code. See the bug entry here. A quick workaround is to tag empty braces after your annotations so

public class ....


public class ....

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Brilliant - Omnicore

I went hunting for my serial number for Omnicore's XDevelop. Couldn't find it anywhere. So I mailed Omnicore and asked.....

And within 5 minutes, I had a reply with my serials. So apart from making a brilliant code focussed IDE, they are also still one of the most responsive companies I've come across.

Why am I pulling out XDevelop? Well, I was looking at the RIFE site, and apart from it being very interesting as an application stack, I noticed that the first flash demo uses XDevelop to show the neatness. And it reminded me of how nice XDevelop's code environment is; especially compared to NetBeans which is "almost fast enough".