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Running Python in debug mode under Eclipse

April 21st, 2011
Even though you will be developing Python you will still need Eclipse with the Java SDK. I think this is for 2 reasons. Firstly Python support for Eclipse is in the form of an Eclipse plug-in as opposed to a fully integrated Eclipse application and there aren't any Eclipse distributions with no (computer) language support. The other reason (I think) is that many of the development tools for Java are used for Python. more »

Python 2.7 modules

November 24th, 2010
Python 2.7 was released on 3rd July 2010 and surprisingly there is still almost no support for it in major projects; I am constantly surprised.One of the problems (IMO) with Python is that a supporting Python module needs to be especially compiled agai… more »

Dependancy Injection in Layman's Terms

January 27th, 2009
Having spent the last (almost) year learning about J2EE Frameworks (specifically The Spring Framework) I found this article very funny. It aptly describes the trials and tribulations of creating applications using framework tools, in a way that any one c… more »

Redirecting web pages

January 17th, 2009
If you move a web page to a new location on your server you don't want to create broken links. To make sure your web site still fits together you can create page place holders that redirect visitors to a different location. This will give you time to cha… more »

Prevent Tomcat redeploying when running Eclipse in debug mode

January 5th, 2009
Been spending a lot of time developing web applications under Eclipse, using Tomcat as the servlet container. The most valuable aspect of using Tomcat and Eclipse together is being able to run your web application in Tomcat debug mode. The coolest thing… more »