Setting up your emacs to startup with all your settings set, makes life quite a lot simpler. My setup right now isn’t too complicated. I plan to think about a better setup for my Django work in emacs one of these days, but for now a couple things that are useful to know about. First the config file on Ubuntu for emacs
Setting a pretty cool color theme with a black background:
(setq color-theme-is-global t)
Opening a directory to start in:
(setq default-directory "/location/of/folder/")
Lastly starting with a file open:
Yet another Java/Eclipse quirk. Even though there is a GUI designed to work off an existing project. The real way to do it is to put the existing project in your workspace (the folder you set to be your default area in Eclipse) and then create a new project with the same name as the name given to the folder of the existing project.
This Eclipse add on helps with Wicket development allowing you to compile and run just components to speed up development. (http://www.laughingpanda.org/mediawiki/index.php/Wicket_Bench)
Help -> Software Updates -> Find and Install
Search for new features to install
New Remote Site:
Download MSSQL Driver:
Note: If you are running MSSQL 2000 the MSSQL 2005 driver will work for you too.
Add driver to eclipse project:
1. Right-click on the project then go to properties
2. ‘Java Build Path’
3. ‘Libraries’ tab
4. ‘Add External JAR’.
SQL Explorer in Eclipse: