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This column contains an excerpt from one of the refactoring chapters in my
book Eclipse 3 Live. The book will eventually contain similar sections for
all the refactorings available in Eclipse. Change Method SignatureThis
refactoring allows you to change the signature of an existing method by
changing any of the aspects of the method that make its signature. You can
change the access rights (public, private, etc.), you can change the name as
well as add or remove parameters, and you can add or remove exceptions that
are thrown from the method.
The most typical use of this refactoring is to add or remove parameters from
a method. Over time, you might discover that a method would be better
designed or easier to understand or implement if it took an additional
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Over the last several weeks I've received a few questions about remote
debugging with Eclipse. I posted about this on my other blog back in February
here but with not enough info for others to follow.
If you go look at that blog entry you will see that I looked into 'in
eclipse' debugging but did not find it satisfactory.
So without further ado here is how I use Tomcat, JBoss, and Eclipse to build
and debug applications.
Whichever platform you are using (Tomcat or JBoss) you need to start them
with the JPDA debugging ... (more)
SYS-CON Radio interviews Jeff McMannis, Senior Manager of Platform Evangelism
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The Eclipse team is well on the way to the 3.1 release. The current release
is M4 with M5 to follow in less than two weeks (M5 is due Feb 18th). Given
all the cool stuff that is planned for the 3.1 release I've been itching to
make the move, but alas my day job was getting in the way of using a beta.
Well my day job is still crazy but we had about a week of non-crazyness so I
made the plunge to 3.1M4. I've been using it for about 4 weeks now and here
are my notes on the 'new and noteworthy' stuff in the M4 release.
There are tons of cool things in the M1 to M3 releases too. I'll t... (more)
The power of an idea whose time has come – cool video with a talking
head and lots of idea type stuff, flying around in space, through developer
John Gage – talking community and meeting everyone, you’ve got to
meet people, Microsoft is at J1 this year presenting 8 sessions. Everyone
needs to be a Brazilian, i.e. not shy and meeting people. Get our and meet
people. Had all the programmers stand up, then all the money people stand up,
programmers, there is your money, go meet. Everyone laughed.
Jonathan Schwartz – thanks for 10 years of great stuff... (more)