Monthly Archives: November 2011

Please stop creating links with target=”_new”.

Just stop. This is wrong; instead, use this: target=”_blank” I don’t know who started these nasty rumors that “_new” would open up in a new¬†browser. As far back as I can tell, no browser has ever recognized “_new”. The whole point of the target dates back to when browsers used frames to split up your […]

Using Eclipse WTP with Maven’s eclipse:eclipse Goal

If you use Maven’s “eclipse:eclipse” goal to generate a project descriptor for eclipse, by default you’re just going to get a plain Java project. You’ll have to add in the Dynamic Web facet in order to tell Eclipse that you can deploy this project in a web container. The easy way around this is to […]