Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Swing Explorer IDE Plugins

Swing Explorer now has IDE plug-ins for NetBeans and Eclipse. Swing Explorer is a cool utility for visually inspecting Swing applications at runtime. Here's a screenshot that mostly describes the type of functionality available. Using the plug-in allows you to easily link back to source code.

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Know the java.util.Collections class

Here's a good blog entry which is best summed up by Effective Java(2nd edition) Item 47: Know and use the libraries. Know the java.util.Collections class In case you'd like to discover some more gems, here's the JavaDoc for java.util.Collections.