Friday, March 21, 2008

Ajax loader generator

Simple and great animated gif generator. Create your animated ajax loader online.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Continuous Integration anti-patterns

A two parts article about Continuous Integration at developerworks.

The Five-O'Clock Check-in is a quick way to lose friends if your team follows the rule that no one goes home until changes are committed and a build is run. Just the wait to submit code can be tedious. Imagine what happens, then, when the build breaks. I'm thinking that there will be a lot of calls home to explain why you'll be late ... again.

Part I
Part II

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Setting heap size when "Run as Eclipse Application"

I have to put -Xmx128m as VM arguments in "Run Configuration Dialog"

Read more about setting java heap size

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Firefox 3 performance

10 times faster than IE7, 30% faster than opera

  1. Firefox 3 Nightly (PGO Optimized): 7263.8ms
  2. Firefox 3 Nightly (02/25/2008 build): 8219.4ms
  3. Opera 9.5.9807 Beta: 10824.0ms
  4. Firefox 3 Beta 3: 16080.6ms
  5. Safari 3.0.4 Beta: 18012.6ms
  6. Firefox 29376.4ms
  7. Internet Explorer 7: 72375.0ms