Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fixed DrJava “Smart Run” Problem

Yesterday, Steve Gilbert notified me of a problem with the “smart run” feature I had introduced to simplify running applets and ACM Java Task Force programs. The problem was that I knew whether a class was an applet, an ACM … Continue reading

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Now I Want an Apple iPad Too: Papers for iPad

OK, now I also want an Apple iPad: Papers for iPad has been released. I still haven’t made it to the Apple Store to play with an iPad since it was released, but the visit is firmly on my To … Continue reading

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Beethoven and Brainstorming

I went on a walk today, on the prettiest day so far, for some Beethoven and brainstorming. I think I came up with some more nice ties back to my Master’s thesis.

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Travel Arrangements for PLDI 2010

A few days ago I registered for PLDI 2010, just in time for early registration, and booked my flights from Houston to Toronto and back. I’m looking forward to being back in Canada and seeing my third Canadian city. I’ll … Continue reading

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Right Margin Line in DrJava

Check out the right margin line that I just implemented. You can enable/disable it and change its position under Preferences/Display Options, and configure the color under Preferences/Display Options/Colors. By default, I have it enabled as light-gray line at 120 columns … Continue reading

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DrJava Reaches One Million Download Milestone

The JavaPLT group is pleased to announce that DrJava recently passed the milestone of one million downloads since its inception as a SourceForge open source project in 2002. The DrJava developers want to thank all the users of DrJava for … Continue reading

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Enerjy Fault Proneness Analysis of DrJava

I just read that a company called Enerjy did a “fault proneness” analysis of many Java open-source projects, and DrJava was among them. We rank in the lower half, but just above Eclipse. I don’t exactly know how the rules … Continue reading

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Simpler ACM Java Task Force Programs in DrJava

Daniel L. Schuster, Professor of Computer Science & Mathematics at Western State College of Colorado and author of The Free Java Book, had asked me at SIGCSE 2010 if we could simplify runing ACM Java Task Force programs in DrJava. … Continue reading

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New Mint Release: r15405

I just created a new release of Mint and DrJava with Mint: May 8, 2010 (r15405). The release is available from the Mint implementation page: JavaMint-r15405.tar.gz JavaMint-r15405-binaries.zip drjava-r5246-mint-r15405.jar The DrJava team released a second beta version of DrJava yesterday, drjava-beta-20100507-r5246. … Continue reading

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One Million Downloads of DrJava!

We have reached one million downloads of DrJava! The DrJava download figure, provided by SourceForge, is authoritative as of Friday, May 7, 2010, at 8 PM CDT. Many thanks to all our users!

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New DrJava Beta Release: drjava-beta-20100507-r5246

We have just released our second beta version in preparation for the next stable release: drjava-beta-20100507-r5246. You can download it from SourceForge or from the DrJava homepage. Available for download at http://drjava.org . DrJava is a lightweight programming environment for … Continue reading

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Eclipse 3.6M7 Released

The Eclipse 3.6M7 milestone has been released now, and I integrated the new milestone of the Eclipse Java Compiler into DrJava. It seems like every problem I had found has been fixed. I remove our custom version of the Eclipse … Continue reading

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Body Worlds – Koerperwelten Bremen

My mother and I visited the Koerperwelten Bremen exhibition today. It is one of the Body Worlds traveling exhibitions that display real human bodies that have undergone plastination. Here are some images from the exhibition in Bremen. There has been … Continue reading

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Visa Interview

Today, I went to Berlin to renew my student visa. For the last few weeks, I had collected letters, filled out forms, taken passport pictures and paid fees. Compared to five years ago, everything was a bit easier. The main … Continue reading

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