The best tools for open source development on Windows

If you are starting to develop open source software on the Windows platform, you may not be aware of all of the great tools available to you.  Henryranch.net has put together a list of the best free and open-source tools available for office productivity, source control, debugging, decompiling, editing, merging, diff’ing, and even graphic design. …

New review of an airsoft shooting chronograph – XCorTech X3200

If you work on airsoft guns or host airsoft games, then you need a shooting chronograph to measure the muzzle velocity of the bb’s.  In this article, I review the newly updated XCorTech X3200 shooting chronograph: http://henryranch.net/airsoft/airsoft-shooting-chronograph-review-xcortech-x3200

Access WMI directly from java

Did you know that you can make WMI (Windows Management Interface) queries directly from Java? In this tutorial, I present the jWMI library which provides access to the WMI in pure java. With jWMI, you no longer need JNI, COM, or other libraries to query the Windows registry, system services or other Windows information. Take…