Odin on VirtualBox
I flashed an Adroid update earlier today. This was done from Windows using Odin and it worked like a charm.
This approach requires me to boot into Windows, though which is quite an interrupt in the daily procedure. So I thought I’d give Odin on Windows running in a …read more
Kies woes again
Ok so now I have this new Android device. After downloading some apps and playing around with it for a few days I am ready for “the real stuff”, namely rooting, flashing custom images and all the other hacking fun that’s possible with this kind of devices.
The official …read more
The future is here
I was resisting the temptations of modern Smartphones for quite some time now. My first impression was that all these devices are toys and/or giant data leaks.
Then my wife got herself an iPhone and by playing around with it I learned two things:
- a smartphone for me will …
Mainaining backwards compatability with Sventon 1.4.x changeset links
Default JDK for cross JDK project profiles with Maven
In my previous blog post about Cross JDK project files with Maven I described a way to generate a custom JDK name into the Eclipse project files using the
That approach still had one shortcoming: you would either have to rename your JDK to match the default configured in …read more
Eclipse link files
Starting with Eclipse Ganymede you have a dropins folder into which you can drop custom plugins that don’t come via an update site.
Some plugins come with a feature, however so you’re forced to mainain a directory structure below the dropins folder. Add working across different Eclipse installations …read more
HTTP auth for hgwebdir.cgi
Python comes with a rich libray of classes for dealing with date and time. I was working with datetime.time objects the other day and needed to calculate the difference between to time instances. To my great surprise this isn’t easily doable as Python’s standard lib only has …read more