Category Archives: Programming

how to install jre on ubuntu 10.10

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Java is an Object Oriented programming language whose syntax and features has highly influenced by C/C++.Java programs can also be embedded in web pages which requires Java Run Time Environment(JRE) in order to get executed.That’s why after the fresh installation of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat you would require JRE for surfing Internet without any lack of functionality;because a lot of websites now uses java Applets to do some client side computation.On Ubuntu open JDK(java Development Kit) is recommended.

Installing Java Run Time Environment in Ubuntu 10.10

To install JRE just go to Synaptic Package Manager and search for ‘jre’ and select the packages that says open jre/jdk.After marking the package click on Apply button to begin the installation procedure.Then wait until the installation is complete….that’s all you have installed JRE successfully on your Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

how to install eclipse ide on ubuntu 10.10

Eclipse IDE

Eclipse IDE(Integrated Development Environment) is probably the open source and free IDE’s.For Java it’s best.. due to a lot of functionality,good navigation and GUI Design.Eclipse platform is perfectly modular so After installing Eclipse-Platform(developed by IBM) you can install any other components/toolkits to increase it’s functionality.e.g by adding JDT(Java Development Tools) packages  you can enjoy java programming with Eclipse,similarly CDT(C/C++ Development Tools) for C/C++ fun.There are lot of Eclipse versions are available for different programming language e.g for web development(As you see in the above screenshot) java script version of Eclipse is also available,For PHP developers ,a dedicated PHP version is available and. ..so on.Some Developers says Eclipse is very complex and not recommended for beginners ,sure there is little trade off between the functionality and complexity but overall it’s not so tough and free tutorials/whitepapers are available on internet,to increase the fun of programming in Eclipse.

Installing Eclipse in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat the Ubuntu Software Center is a good place to install and manage applications without any hassle,specially for beginners who don’t have any previous experience with GNU/Linux based operating system e.g Ubuntu 10.10.On the other hand if you want some more details about the package then Synaptic Package Manager is recommended.

From Ubuntu Software Center(or Synaptic package manager)

Go to Ubuntu Software Center and search for ‘eclipse’ and click on install(see the snapshot) to begin the installation procedure.Wait for the installation to complete and then go to Applications->Programming->Eclipse to load the Eclipse IDE Platform.

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Alternative Method to install Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.10

Another simple method to install any version of Eclipse IDE is to download the Required packages from the Eclipse’s official website(Link is given below) and extract it to the required directory.

#1. Download the Eclipse IDE

         download eclipse

#2. Extract the archive to any directory.Then create a shortcut on the desktop or in the menu to access it,other ways to open eclipse is “click on the file the you want to open with eclipse and select open with and locate the executable,don’t forget to check the box which says  remember  this application for selected file type”.

HTML Quiz Test : Learn HTML with FUN!

Yesterday I found a website which has been created for HTML Quiz Tests.So it’s very useful for beginners because they can learn HTML/CSS/Javascript with a lot of FUN.The website is currently in development phase.Follow The link Given Below :

 HTML Quiz Test

Important Features :

*Everything available there is completely FREE for educational purposes

*It contain HTML Quiz Sets ,each of which contains 20 questions

*Good for Beginners

 

Source : www.htmlquiztest.com

web development tools for ubuntu - Geany

how to install geany on ubuntu

install geany ubuntu
What is Geany ?

Geany is a text editor based on GTK2 toolkit with some extra features i.e the features of an integrated development environment(IDE).It is an open source and free application available for Linux(Ubuntu,Linux Mint,Debian,Fedora..) as well as for Windows and Mac.Geany is a light and fast IDE,with little dependencies.

  • Basic Features of Geany IDE
  • code folding
  • syntax highlighting
  • auto closing of *ML(XML,HTML,..) tags
  • code navigation
  • plugin interface
  • symbol lists
  • Build system to compile and execute your code
  • supported files are XML,HTML,C,java,PHP,C++,javascript..

Installing Geany in Ubuntu

You can install Geany in two ways either by command line or from synaptic package manager by adding a package source,because geany has not been added into default packages.

From Synaptic package Manager

Open the Synaptic Package Manager(Enter your Password,if required).Then click on Settings->Repositories.A new window with the Name Software Soruces will appear.Click on Other Software Tab.Next,click on +Add button to add software source,now it will ask for APT Line.Type

ppa:ferramroberto/linuxfreedomlucid

in APT line and click on Add Source button.That’s all..Now update the package information by clicking on Reload button(in Synaptic Package Manager).Then search for ‘geany’ and mark the selected package for installation.Click on Apply to install.

Manual Installation of Geany on Ubuntu
Download The Package from the link given below.

Then open the file with Gdebi Installer and then click on ‘install package’ to begin the installation.Wait for the installation to complete.

After installing the Geany,you can find it in Applications->Programming->Geany.

Eclipse IDE on Ubuntu 11.04

javascript editor for ubuntu

javascript programming ubuntu

Javascript is a client side scripting language,used in creating dynamic websites or web applications.If you are either an expert or a beginner javascript programmer && working on linux based operating system like Ubuntu,then surely you would like to have interactive IDE or Editor.This post will introduce you with an interactive IDE && an editor for javascript programmer.

Editor for Javascript

gedit,the default text editor for GNOME Desktop(The Default Desktop of Ubuntu) is a versatile editor,because it has syntax coloring support for all the commonly used programming languages,scripting language,..etc.That’s why gedit is your basic source editor for javascript,but if you want more advanced features then I would recommend to go with an javascript IDE(Interactive Development Environment).[see below if you want javascript IDE]

IDE for Javascript Programmers

Eclipse is recommended IDE for Javascript.Actually Eclipse is mostly known as a java IDE but it has different versions of IDE for different stuffs,and the functionality can be easily extended by means of plugins.Eclipse is open source and available FREE.So if you want to have fun with javascript,I strongly recommend to download and install dedicated version of Eclipse IDE for javascript web developers.
Download Eclipse IDE for javascript