Making a browser in JavaFX: Lessons learned

The project for this week was to build our own custom browser in JavaFX.

Backup Chrome Tabs on Another Device

Every time I hear something new, I open up a new Chrome tab on my iPhone and save it for later.

Have a dedicated window in Chrome without new tabs

I am addicted to opening new tabs. I even created a browser extension to show me all my countdowns because I see that window so often.

How English is Changing In Front Of Our Eyes

The structure of English in Miami is being changed by Spanish speakers.

Traversing Hash Maps

In Java, you can traverse a HashMap in several ways. Here are some of them:

Enums in Java

Enumerations (enums) in Java are a special type of class that can have a set of constant values.

Altering the button appearance in ECS100 library

Modifying the UI Button with an Icon In the ECS100 library, there is not too much you can do to change the appearance of things but they’ve kindly allowed you to alter the button appearance as UI.

My favourite and most used terminal commands

If you’re a developer, or like messing with your computer, there’s no way to avoid the terminal.

Lightning Fast Code Search

If you’re like me, you can never remember how to use grep properly to search for text inside files.

Parsing a text file delimited with dashes

Let’s say you want to parse a text document with variable numbers of lines in each section and which is delimited with dashes: