Tag: java

  • Unable to find any JVMs matching version “1.7” and Mac OS X Mavericks can’t see JAVA_HOME

    Background: My .zlogin had a call to /usr/libexec/java_home 1.7 to set the JAVA_HOME to that of my Java 1.7 install, but it was an artifact of my former Mac OS X Lion configuration. I finally decided to “fix” the problem by installing JRE 7, but found my JAVA_HOME to be /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/bin/java, and then found […]

  • Trying to Dig a Little More In-Depth With Maven

    I’ve been reading Maven: The Definitive Guide (affiliate link) as a Kindle eBook and finally got to the point of trying the first example project. The book had mentioned that maven might be installed on Mac OS X already (due to usage with some versions of XCode). Magically, it’s there: So far, I like the […]

  • Java code to test if a string is a valid java identifier.

    public class IdentifierTest { /** * @param args the command line arguments */ public static void main(String[] args) { for(String arg : args) { boolean start = true; boolean validIdentifier = true; arg.toCharArray() // commenter pointed out my error //for(byte b : arg.getBytes()) { for(char b : arg.toCharArray()) { if(start) { validIdentifier = validIdentifier && […]