Upgrading BlackBerry Eclipse Plugin And Old Component Packs

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If you find yourself wondering how to use your old component packs (and hence simulators) from the first Eclipse plugin (v1.0), there’s a great discussion on the support forums tackling exactly that. Creating an .ee file and adding the JRE to the workspace worked like a charm for me. I’m using the upated plugin v1.1.2… Read more »

Catchit

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There is the popular coding challenge whereby the developer/hacker/gunslinger/coder has to create a piece of usable software in less than N hours (usually 24). You may have heard about it, read about it or actually even done it. There’s usually pizza, coke, coffee, energy drink and loud music involved and also cleverly disguised as an… Read more »

HOWTO: Adopt Agile

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I’ve heard the stories, read the reports, discussed and debated, disagreed and agreed, worked together and against each other; i think there may even have been blood spilled at one stage? I vaguely remember something about a keyboard and a dwarf… Indeed, if there ever was a word in the software industry which could raise… Read more »

But wait… there’s more

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It all started with the revelation that (under South African law) piracy is not a crime. That tied in oh so nicely with the declaration by the US government regarding the estimated cost of piracy. All within the same week. So what’s the real story? How are we who copy songs from our friends (who… Read more »

Piracy is NOT A Crime*

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I did not see one this coming. Under South African law, piracy is not a crime. Contrary to all those ads on the DVDs and the big screens sponsored by the DTI and all the talk and all the hyped media… I’m no lawyer and like most people rely on the messages that are published… Read more »

Previously

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If you enquired as to my health and i responded that i was previously ill, what would you assume my current health status to be? And if you enquired as to my financial status and i responded that i was previously poor, what would you assume my current financial status to be? If you enquired… Read more »