If you like reading PDFs of presentations, here’s a PDF from a Twitter employee named How We Built Tools That Scale to Millions of Lines of Code.
Google released Android Studio 2.2 yesterday. Here’s a link to the announcement and details on the Android Developers Blog.
Eclipse Android FAQ: How to set up the Eclipse Android development environment, including the Eclipse ADT and Android SDK.
After a little digging around I figured out how to install an Eclipse Android development environment, and I thought I'd share my installation notes here. The notes are a little shorter than my usual detailed explanations, but hopefully they're long enough.
To get the Android development environment working with Eclipse, you need to install two components onto your development system:
Develop with pleasure. That's the IntelliJ IDEA slogan, and at least through Version 5 I think they nailed it on the head.
So this product review is simple: If you're a Java developer go get an eval copy of IntelliJ IDEA right now and give it an honest eval. You won't be sorry.
This is a little bit of a stretch, but if you look at the "CSD" doc for this jGrasp project from Auburn, I thought it was interesting that they are essentially trying to apply Edward Tufte sparklines to an IDE. The basic URL for the jGrasp project is:
and the URL for the CSD doc is:
Or, what to do when you want the caret here:
When I first fired up IntelliJ and started using it to edit a Java file, one of the first things I wanted to do was to be able to see line numbers within the file.
Configuring IntelliJ to show line numbers is a no-brainer. Here's how to do it:
- Select Tools | IDE Options
- Select Editor
- In the Display group, click Show line numbers
- When you're finished here, click OK
That's it. Do this and you're ready to go.