Author Archives: Benjamin Barth

GWT Activity & Places: Order matters

The GWT Activity and Places framework is a useful and common mechanism to use the browser history within your application allowing users to bookmark URLs and use the back button as a feature. To do so, it automatically updates the … Continue reading

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Configure GWT deployment context within Eclipse IDE

Do you know this problem? When starting a GWT application within the dev-mode it will be deployed in the root context. But when building the project and deploying it, e.g., usually some context other than root will be used (on Tomcat … Continue reading

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1690 days later

Oracle finally released JDK 7. 1690 days after JDK 6 the new Java version is now available for download. Beside some new features which will improve the productivity, it contains several enhancements for performance and integration: Type inference with diamont … Continue reading

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Developer preview of JDK7 released

Oracle has released the developer preview of Java 7 (Download). According to Mark Reinhold, jointly responsible developer at Oracle, this build is ready to test it: We’ve run all tests on all supported platforms and haven’t found any glaring issues. … Continue reading

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“border-collapse:collapse;” vs. Google Chrome

table { border-collapse: collapse; } The “border-collapse” CSS property can be used to collapse the borders of tables/cells into a single border. http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_tab_border-collapse.asp Unfortunately, Google’s Web Browser Chrome has problems with this property in huge table with many DOM elements, … Continue reading

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