Ubuntu 12.04 is my primary OS, however, there doesn’t appear to be many guides on installing the Sun/Oracle JDK on Ubuntu.
In case someone else finds it useful, here’s what I did on my 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 install:
1. Download the Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 38 for Linux x64 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk6u38-downloads-1877406.html (The [...]
Some of the developers I have worked with on smaller projects have never used Git (shocking, I know), and I always end up having to give them a very basic tutorial just to help them get up to speed.
Since I’ve already done it more than a couple of times, I thought I [...]
I’ve been trying to switch to Vim from TextMate as my default text editor, and I’m constantly stumbling and learning in the process.
One quirk I dealt with recently was spaces. Well, yeah, spaces.
I liked using Monaco as my default font on TextMate and Xcode when I’m working on Python scripts or on iOS [...]
I’ve programmed both in the academic setting and in industry. In college, I’ve been in research projects, directed readings with professors, developed apps and an autograder, and had a great experience doing so. I’ve also done programming in industry, actually worked on products that have shipped to users. Most of my work in industry has [...]
I work from home for a company where we write enterprise Java web applications using Spring, Hibernate for Tomcat and use Maven. A couple of months ago, when I started working from home, my manager agreed to buy me a copy of IntelliJ IDEA so I could be more productive [...]