When using the Calendar class in Android Java the default start of the week is Sunday. To change this use the following function setFirstDayOfWeek Calendar cal; cal.setCalendar(Calendar.getInstance()); cal.setFirstDayOfWeek(Calendar.MONDAY); cal.getInstance() set it to the current date. setFirstDayOfWeek takes an integer. Calendar.MONDAY is just an integer value of 1. Sunday has the value 0, Tuesday = 2, Wednesday […]
When running Eclipse or the Motodev Studio you may find yourself missing some windows when in either Java, DDMS, Debug, Team Synchronizing or the other perspectives. Being it the LogCat, Devices, Package Explorer etc. You might have closed it by accident and can’t remember what it was called and can’t find it in the “Show […]
In the DDMS in Eclipse Android you can get this error when you want to see the threads. “Thread updates not enabled for selected client (use toolbar button to enable)” This can easily be fixed by pressing the thread icon button in the Devices. The fifth icon from the left (marked in yellow). Now you can see […]
Problem: After a forced reboot because it froze the linux partition won’t mount. “An error occurred while accessing ‘Volume (ext3)’, the system responded: org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.UnknownFailure: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda5. missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog – try dmesg | […]
To convert a video file to .iso. “mkisofs” is the key. mkisofs -dvd-video -o ~/moviename.iso /path/todvd/filesystem/ This line will make a moviename.iso in the home folder which can then easily be burnt or mounted.
When coding you frequently remove unnecessary code and run into this warning for Android in Eclipse or Motodev. The import * is never used. “The import android.util.Log is never used” You can do two things to resolve this error, go to the line and remove the import. Or the easy way, press Ctrl + Shift + O. That’s […]
When using new functions in Eclipse you will run into this problem before you import the needed class. E.g. “Log cannot be resolved”, “TextView cannot be resolved to a type” or something like This cannot be resolved to a type. If you hover your mouse over the error line you’ll get the following. In this case […]
To change the “Edit top 200 Rows” in SSMS, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, there are two options, either use the sql edit or change the popup options. Right click the results and select Pane -> SQL, this will show the sql that you can then edit and show only part of your database. Second […]
When developing in Eclipse you might run into this error when using logging. In this case Java while developing for Andorid. “+++ LOG: entry corrupt or truncated” First thing to test is if you’re running First thing to test is if you’re using a variable that might contain to much data. Log.e(“#”, myVar); Try using […]
To enable hidden folder and files in Finder do the following: Open the Terminal Copy, paste and run the following defaults write com apple Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES Now open or reopen Finder, you should now be able to see the hidden folder and files.