I’ve done a lot of front-end java coding over my career, one particularly annoying aspect is the wait for a build (compile-deploy) cycle in my local developement servers to view or test a small change. One particularly useful tool that I’ve been using for some time is a FileSync plugin for Eclipse. It is useful as you can “map” folders from your Eclipse project to a path on your local filesystem, as such the individual files are automatically copied to your server installation. I’ve personally used this approache with JBoss, Tomcat and WebSphere, but there is no reason that it should not work for other servers.
GeoURL is a location-to-URL reverse directory. This will allow you to find URLs by their proximity to a given location. Adding your site to their database requires minimal work.
1. The “hardest” step – find your Latitude and Longitude, several sites like Google Maps make this simple if you don’t have access to a GPS reciever…
2. Add the following to the <head> section of your pages:
<meta name="ICBM" content="XXX.XXXXX, XXX.XXXXX" />
<meta name="DC.title" content="THE NAME OF YOUR SITE" />
3. After you’ve uploaded the change, submit your site at the following URL:
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