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Emacs Configuration On GitHub

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When you have applications, whose configuration is as complex as that of Emacs it’s always a good idea to store that configuration under version control so y...

Java type indicators in Eclipse

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One of the things that I don’t like about the default Eclipse settings for Java development is that in the package explorer all Java files appear in the same...

A switch on String idiom for Java

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I’ve always been frustrated with the inability to write a switch on String in Java. However the enum type introduced in Java 5.0 somewhat diminishes the iss...