Monthly Archives: August 2011

Modify heap size for Eclipse on OSX

I recently tried to load a sample IRS 1120 tax return in XML format (Example_TransmissionWithConsolidatedReturn.xml in their schema distribution) into the Eclipse XML editor. I shouldn’t need to tell you that the IRS schemas are quite complex. The “simple” return was over 12MB! After a lot of heaving, Eclipse just punted and complained about running […]

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JDK 7 for OSX

In the past, developers obtained the JDK from Apple. Apple has announced that they will no longer provide a JDK. They will support the Open JDK project instead. Here are he details of the Mac OS X Port Project within OpenJDK. You can check status of the port on the project’s Wiki There is also […]

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