Packaging software for Debian/Ubuntu: eclipse

Eclipse is my (Java, Python, Ruby, XML, <insert any other text format here) editor of choice, and it has been for many years. One thing that bothers me is that Eclipse package is outdated in Ubuntu: so, instead of using apt, I should resort to download/unpack/copy/create links to install it. These days are finished, though. … Continue reading Packaging software for Debian/Ubuntu: eclipse

Convert Java to EXE – Why, When, When Not and How

Today I come across this great article on the various possibilities we have, as developers, to package a Java application in an executable format for all Windows users out there. I have always used JSmooth with success, but it is nice to discover there are more alternatives (and some of them are OSS too!).