Connect to Oracle Express Edition from Remote Machine

November 20, 2008
For development purposes and small applications I prefer using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition instead of the heavyweight Oracle Database 10g / 11g Enterprise. It can be installed and run for just 2-3 minutes but it has a small problem: by default the TNS Listener listens for connections on port 1521 from the local machine

Debugging Java Applets in Eclipse

August 20, 2008
Today I needed to debug Java applet running in Internet Explorer from Eclipse. I was not straightforward. Let me share the experience how to do this: 1) First enable remote debugging in the Java Plugin: a) Start –> Settings –> Control Panel –> Java –> Java Applet Runtime Settings –> View b) Add the following