sample code for Google Client API published

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The sample code for the Google Client API pages has been updated. It now uses the names of the new Google Client PHP API release and also switched from object – reference to arrays. Finally the source code is available … Continue reading

Eclipse: Change general to Java project

Problem: Migrate a Eclipse general project to a Eclipse Java project

You have a Eclipse project, which contains Java code – but you didn’t set it up as a Java project when you created or checked out this project. So since Eclipse doesn’t allow you to change the project type inside the Gui, you are stucked.

Solution: add the java nature

  1. Close your project.
  2. Open your project file (which is located in your root directory of the appropriate project) called .project with your default editor. Search for
    <natures>
    </natures>
    and change it to
    <natures>
    <nature>org.eclipse.jdt.core.javanature</nature>
    </natures>
    Save the changed file.
  3. Open the project again – now it’s a java project.

cvs trick: use local repository

Problem: setup cvs to use a local repository

You have a local repository – in a folder on your local disk or mounted network disk – and you would like to check out from this.

Solution

Setup your CVSROOT environment

export CVSROOT=:local:/path/to/your/cvs_root
where /path/to/your/cvs_root is the path to your local cvs repository.

Checkout from local repository

cvs co MyProjectName
where you have to substitute MyProjectName with the real name.