Sharpening the tools

A collection of code and ideas about how a developer tool should look like.


Retina and HiDPI displays are becomming more common and developer tools should look as polished and crisp as any other installed application.

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Any open-source tool should produce the same identical binaries regardless who builds it.

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Modules should be sandboxed in order to improve security and maintain data privacy.

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Native notifications

Most operation systems have notification systems that should be used.

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Maven Remote Search

Having the best Maven support is not enough. With constant Internet access there is no need to download the huge Maven index: just ask the Maven repository.

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