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February 28, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - SnapCode: A Java IDE for the Web

 Thanks to CheerpJ and WebAssembly you can now run a Java IDE inside your browser and local first.This is SnapCode, and while lightweight and in-browser, is to be not underestimated.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 28, 2024 01:08 PM

February 26, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Oracle SQL Developer for VS Code

 Oracle has recently introduced some goodies for developers working with VS Code. This is an extension that integrates the venerable SQL Developer within VS Code.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 26, 2024 05:41 PM

February 25, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - JConference January 2024 Sessions Now Online

 The talks presented at the 4th JChampions Conference which took place between Jan 25 to Jan 30, are now available for free on YouTube. Topics ranged from Code and Tech to Career Advice.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 25, 2024 04:18 PM

February 22, 2024

February 20, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - pgxman - PostgreSQL Extension Manager

 pgxman is a package manager like npm, but instead of Javascript packages, it is for PostgreSQL extensions. It detects and streamlines extension operations and looks after dependency management, installation and uninstallation, based on the local development environment.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 20, 2024 04:03 PM

February 15, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Stanchion Turns SQLite Into A Column Store

 Stanchion is an open-source extension that adds columnar storage capabilities to SQLite, rendering it efficient for analytical reporting.

Postgres is often praised for its extensibility, but we tend to forget that others, such as SQLlite, are extensible too.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 15, 2024 06:20 PM

February 13, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Microsoft's Visual Studio With Git And GitHub Tutorials

 Microsoft has released a short series of video tutorials on using Git and Github from within Visual Studio. Given that Git is nowadays the defacto version control tool with most code hosted on GitHub, learning about them in combination does make sense.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 13, 2024 06:48 PM

February 08, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - CheerpJ 3.0 - Run Java Apps Inside The Browser

 CheerpJ is a Java-to-Javascript runtime and compiler that can convert any Java application to HTML5 for in-browser rendering. Version 3.0 has been fully rewritten from scratch.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 08, 2024 07:36 PM

February 07, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Wasmer JS SDK - WebAssembly In The Browser

 Introducing a new JavaScript library that makes running fully blown WebAssembly applications on the browser an easy task.

WebAssembly was touted as a runtime that would be embedded into every major web browser in order to write code in any language that could be compiled to its bytecode format. Using it, the popular browsers would be able to execute not just JavaScript but also compiled binaries, hence the second label that was attached to it - the JavaScript killer. .

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 07, 2024 06:14 PM

January 31, 2024