29 January 2013

Office/Word 2003 in Windows 8

So the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant tells me that I cannot use Office 2003:
Well I upgraded my Windows 7 to Windows 8 (that is I did NOT perform a clean install). And how does for example Word 2003 work:
Well it turns out that it works just fine! I haven't tried every feature, but everything I have tried appears to work. That includes Excel 2003 and Visio 2003.

17 January 2013

The Eclipse foreach template

There are many "hidden" features in Eclipse that are really good. Today I discovered the foreach template.

It works like this: place your cursor just above a array or Iterable (List) declaration. Press Ctrl + Space and press Enter. Eclipse will now create a for loop that you can use. It will use the Iterable variable that is closest.