Category Archives: Code Monkey

Linux: Using “Screen” command

This is a very useful tool I only discovered today. Screen is a full-screen window manager that allows you to manage multiple shell sessions from one terminal window or console, view multiple shell sessions at the same time, and even … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Eclipse Errors: “Missing requirement: Maven Integration for Eclipse”

When attempting to install the Maven plugin for Eclipse (m2eclipse) from the following location… http://download.eclipse.org/technology/m2e/releases …I was encountering the following error: Missing requirement: Maven Integration for Eclipse (Editors) 1.2.0.20120903-1050 (org.eclipse.m2e.editor 1.2.0.20120903-1050) requires ‘bundle org.eclipse.wst.sse.core 0.0.0’ but it could not be … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ant Errors: “Perhaps JAVA_HOME does not point to the JDK”

In this case, I was working on a Linux environment (RHEL Server 6.2) which had previously been using the OpenJDK version of Java. For dev purposes, I was required to remove OpenJDK and install an IBM JDK instead. After this, … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Linux: FTP issues #1

Below are some problems and solutions that were encountered when attempting to make an FTP connection between two new machines on a network. For the purposes of this post, I shall refer to the machines as Server1 and Client1. It … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Makefile Tips #1

I had my first experience with Makefiles in Unix today. Here are some initial tips and errors that I experienced… 1) When faced with a file such as Makefile.pl – you can’t use the make command straight away. You must … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ant Errors: “Error starting modern compiler”

In my case, this error appeared when I attempted to run an Ant script through Eclipse, that was designed to compile Java classes and package them into a ZIP file. BUILD FAILED %my XML file%: Error starting modern compiler This … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments

Java Errors: “UnsupportedClassVersionError…bad major version at offset=x”

In my case, this error appeared when I attempted to load a class from a batch file in the Windows command prompt. “Caused by: java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: (*myclassname*) bad major version at offset=6” This error indicates that your projects were compiled with … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Killing ActiveX warnings when developing…

If, like me, you’re sick to the back teeth of IE blocking your attempts to debug your own apps with it’s ActiveX filter – here’s how to stop it. Note: This is for running locally off your machine – it … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey, Internet | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Displaying tooltips for truncated items in a Flex List

Just a quick post – for anyone who might be suffering from the same issue that I did… Question: In a standard Flex List – shrink the width of the List so that it is smaller than the width of … Continue reading

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Hiding ‘included’ database connection files using PHP…

Interesting link that lists a few different solutions for keeping your connection/config file from prying eyes.  The first answer in particular looks handy… Check it here.

Posted in Code Monkey | Tagged | Leave a comment