ShortShip Archives: Tips & Tricks
December 13, 2008
One of the Java based reporting applications I currently work on has an Excel export feature. For this application I chose the JExcelApi library because I had read that it performs slightly better than the other open source alternatives and that its API was less verbose and generally easier to use. In my dev environment [...]
December 8, 2008
When it comes to distributing Java applications to end users there are a few different routes one can take.
One common approach for me is to use JarJar to create a single jar file from the application’s jar(s) and its dependencies.
I recently ran into a familiar log4j warning message when trying to run an application from [...]
October 19, 2007
Windows Vista is a rather heavy operating system with many neat features, but unfortunately they all come at a price. Right out of the box it requires a pretty hefty system to run (arguably).
Before you run out and buy a new computer just so you can run your base operating system, check out these 10 [...]