Posts by bahlexx
    Posted May 19, 2013 by

    Windows 8: Allow Applications to Display Notifications on the Lock Screen


    Having important notifications displayed on your lock screen is a good way always to be informed of what you need to do. Simply glance at your lock screen to know exactly what is going on.

    Category Windows 8

    Posted April 19, 2013 by

    Spotify: Tweak Playback Settings to Optimize Your Listening Experience


    As you probably already know, Spotify is a great music platform which has many great features and many adjustable options. In this tutorial, we will cover the playback preferences. Knowing how to properly adjust them can guarantee a better Spotify experience.

    Category Music

    Posted April 17, 2013 by

    Windows 8: Adjust Time Before Display Turns Off

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    Shutting off your display after a certain period of disuse may be a good idea if you want to conserve power on your laptop.

    Category Windows 8

    Posted April 16, 2013 by

    Resolving Variables from a Property File in Spring


    When writing the configuration in a Spring file, sometimes it is desirable to maintain a list of properties external to the Spring configuration. This list of properties can be edited and the updated values will be picked up by the Spring configuration. This tech-recipe will show you how it is done.

    Category Java programming

    Posted April 10, 2013 by

    Setting Windows Environment Variables for Maven


    In order to use Apache Maven for dependency resolution and automatic resolution of transitive dependencies for software projects on a Windows machine, it is necessary to set the proper Windows Environment Variables. This setup is necessary on all modern versions of Windows, and the steps to do so are also similar for all versions.

    Category Java programming

    Posted April 6, 2013 by

    Configure Spring Project to Use Annotations


    When configuring a Spring project, it is either necessary to write extensive amounts of XML configuration code or to write moderate amounts of XML configuration code and enable annotations. When annotations are enabled, Spring parses the project’s Java beans in order to find these annotations. This allows the developer to push some of the configuring […]

    Category Java programming

    Posted April 5, 2013 by

    Photoshop CS6: Add Depth to Objects Using a Drop Shadow


    The drop shadow is a simple way to create very noticeable depth on objects in your project. This tutorial will show you how to apply it effectively. Your elements will stand out whether you are working with image layers or blocks of text.

    Category Photoshop

    Posted March 31, 2013 by

    How to Install Spring Plugin in Eclipse


    The Spring Framework contains many useful tools and plugins for a developer using Java. It is popularly used in conjunction with the Eclipse IDE for rapid, effective Java development. In order to use Spring with Eclipse, one must either download a specialized version of Eclipse which comes pre-integrated with Spring or install the Spring software […]

    Category Java programming

    Posted March 29, 2013 by

    Python Programming: Introduction to Variables and Functions


    Defining variables and functions in Python programming is a great way to simplify operations. In this tutorial, I will take you through this process by calculating the value of force for given values of mass and acceleration.

    Posted March 26, 2013 by

    Basic Configuration of Spring application-context.xml File in Eclipse with Maven


    If you are a developer new to the Spring framework, getting started can be daunting. Let us walk through a basic configuration and setup of a Spring project using Maven for dependency resolution.