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Eclipse eating the CPU

Posted on March 7th, 2012 in Freeware tools, programming | 1 Comment »

Just a short post, maybe it will help someone. Lately, while working on a big PHP project, I was experiencing a problem with CPU usage. After some time of coding eclipse was using all four CPU cores, which resulted in general system slowness and quick eating my laptop battery.

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Eyes Relax 0.1 was released

Posted on May 19th, 2008 in Eyes Relax, Freeware tools | 6 Comments »

Finally I found time to do something useful. A few months ago started to worry about my eyes (I work as a programmer, so I spend a lot of time in front of my computer). A good exercise that can help protecting your eyes is to have a break and focus the eyes on something at a further distance. Despite I know this, I often forget about taking regular breaks when I work. So I started looking for a utility that would remind me about taking breaks. Unfortunately, all the usable tools I found were shareware. Instead of buying one of those, I thought that such simple and useful utility should be available for free for everyone. And here you go. I released the first version, which can be found here. Enjoy.