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Running standalone Groovy scripts

As I mentioned in my post Learning Groovy, I am writing Groovy scripts to automate some simple tasks. Now I want to share the scripts with others. I did not want them to install Groovy just to run the scripts.

Posted in Groovy, Java, Software

Infinitest: A continuous test runner for Java.

Infinitest is a continuous test runner for Java. Infinitest is an Eclipse plugin that runs the JUnit tests instantly when you save a Java file. Check out the demo above. It smartly runs only the test affected by the file

Posted in Eclipse, Java, Software

Learning Groovy

I have dabbled a bit with scripting languages before but for some reason never really used one long term. I think that might change with Groovy. A colleague of mine got me interested in it and I have been picking

Posted in Groovy, Java, Software

Droid Save/Droid Save IP Updated

I have updated a couple of my Android applications in the Market. The apps are simple. They save any links you share to either Instapaper or Read It Later services. The main new feature is offline capability. You can save

Posted in Android, Java, Smartphone, Software

Android App Spotlight: Smooth Calendar

One main reason I like Android over iPhone is widgets. With widgets I can, at a glance, look at the information I need. In iPhone I had to open an app, waiting for it to load and then finding the

Posted in Android, Smartphone, Software

Android App Spotlight: Callend Vibrate

Callend Vibrate is a super simple app. All it does is vibrates the phone when a call ends. iPhone does this by default. I kind of missed this in Android. This app fills this missing feature on my phone. Saves

Posted in Android, Smartphone, Software

Android App Spotlight: DailyStrip

I like reading a few comic strips like Dilbert, Garfield. I used to subscribe to them via a RSS feed. But I sometimes miss reading them because there are so many posts in my Google Reader. DailyStrip is a comic

Posted in Android, Smartphone, Software

Android App Spotlight: AppBrain

Google has a site for Android Market which list all the apps available in the Market. But it is not a very user friendly site to navigate and find apps. I does not even have a search feature! Whats Google’s

Posted in Android, Java, Smartphone, Software

Android App Spotlight: Tasker

It does not matter if there are only 100,000 apps in the Android Market or 300,000 in the Apple App Store. There are some great Android apps out there. Some apps do stuff only iPhone apps can dream off. The

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Readability – Super cool bookmarklet

I have to say I tried the Readability bookmarklet again after reading that Apple used its code in Safari’s Reader feature. Now it is my favorite way of reading articles. Readability™ is a simple tool that makes reading on the

Posted in Software, Web

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