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Eclipse rocks...again.

I was just reading one of my older posts. In the spirit of giving credit where credit is due, I must say I have been very impressed with Eclipse these days on both Ubuntu Linux and OS X.

There have been many updates/new features since writing that post and this is (for what I've been doing with it lately) one solid IDE.
OK so it's been a while since I wrote anything. I am in the processing of getting Leopard installed on a MacBook Pro. Java 6 from Apple actually caused the "upgrade."

We have been running Ubuntu on a fairly wide variety of hardware including some Macs. Actually we're dual booting the Macs so we can keep an eye on how our project has been moving along on multiple platforms. It's a Java Swing app which ultimately has to run on Windows, Linux and OS X. Now that Java 6 is out (at least something usable), we can test and, as it turns out, develop on OS X as well.

That's all well and good now.

The main reason for the post is actually Eclipse and the WTP. One thing that bugs me about the WTP is the dreaded "IWAB0489E Error when deploying Web service to Axis runtime axis-admin failed with {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}HTTP (404)/s1/services/AdminService"

This is certainly not new and I have read where the "fix" is to wait and try again. I find t…