Speed up JavaFX debugging in Netbeans

If debugging a JavaFx app is unacceptably slow, disabling component tracking will help : Tools -> Options -> Java -> Java Debugger -> Visual Debugging : uncheck « Track locations of component hierarchy changes » This option may be usefull when one need to know when and where a component was added to the hierarchy, and useless the rest of […]

Unscrew Windows 8/10 apps and menu

If you happen to screw windows 8/10 modern apps when cleaning AppLocal blindly, you can rebuild the config/install of Microsoft store and core apps so : Run Powershell as admin Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register « $($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml »} Wait and pray Get more tips from : http://www.urtech.ca/2015/05/solved-windows-10-start-menu-and-modern-apps-do-not-function/ or http://www.thewindowsclub.com/start-menu-does-not-open-windows-10

Netbeans +JUnit4 +Unicode output in test results

For some reasons JUnit does not output unicode when run from within Netbeans (all versions) facilities, whatever Netbeans configuration is. Since Ant can be influenced from at least 3 places (build.xml script, global options, project options), I record a solution here, which further captures the information at the project level and not the IDE level. […]

VirtualBox on Windows 8

VirtualBox will NOT work when Hyper V is installed. Make sense when dig far enough, but far from obvious at first ! VMWare makes it clear by not starting up and complaining out loud, but VirtualBox keeps trying, with various confusing messages that make you feel a setting is wrong in your virtual machine. No you choose Hyper […]

Utiliser des symboles grec comme variable en java sous Netbeans

Bien que Java supporte largement l’unicode, pouvoir en utiliser comme non de variable n’est pas si simple, car la plupart des éditeurs ont une configuration limitée. C’est pourtant bien pratique dans du code scientifique d’utiliser des Δ, ε, σ, ρ, μ afin de rendre les boucles plus lisible. Sous Netbeans, c’est possible en suivant le conseil de ce post, à savoir, ajouter -J-Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 à […]