February 2009



Packaging…Mac…???

Yes.  I need to figure out how to package up a XULRunner app, so that it can be distributed and installed on to a Mac. From what I have been reading,  there are two methods for installing on a Mac:   The software publisher has provided an installer, which will Read More



Servlet not found!

I just wasted about 2 hours trying to figure out why my java servet won’t compile.  The answer was actually very simple, so I want to save people that time, which I wasted. The error: package javax.servlet does not exist import javax.servlet.*; ^ 1 error This caused about 10 other Read More



XRap on Sourceforge!

I needed some more space for storing each version of XRap, as I ran out of space on my previous account and had to take down some older releases to make room for the newer.  I am pretty sure some of you have noticed some dead links.  My solution, open Read More



The Keyboard is mightier than the Mouse

I find that at least 80% of the time when I am on the computer, my hands are on the keyboard, and I use my mouse for only rudimentary tasks, like starting a program, finding a file, or clicking a weblink.  I pretty much use the keyboard for everything else, Read More



Keeping it Cross-Platform

By using the nsIFilePicker you can get the absolute path to your destination according to the platform you are working on.  The most basic problem in navigating between Windows and Linux is the direction of the slash which separates the directories in the path. By using the nsIFilePicker you can Read More