Installing Gradle Tooling from update site

Installing Gradle Tooling from update site

Alternatively you can install from update sites. The following update sites are available:

Pasting the above URLs into a web browser will not work. You need to follow the instructions given below to use an Eclipse update site.

  1. In Eclipse Open Help >> Install New Software
  2. Paste a Gradle update site link into the “Work with” text box.
  3. Click the Add button at the top of the screen.
  4. Ensure that the option “Group Items by Category” is enabled.
  5. Select the top-level node ‘Extensions / Gradle Integration’.
  6. Click “Next”. This may take a while.
  7. Review the list of software that will be installed. Click “Next” again.
  8. Review and accept licence agreements and Click “Finish”.

If you follow this installation procedure in a plain Eclipse, this will install the STS Dashboard. This gives you an easy way to subsequently install Groovy Eclipse as well. See instructions on Installing from the STS Dashboard above.

Offline Installation

Use Update Site Archive for STS from


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PostrSQL notes

Add new Column with default value and not null

alter table Country add column code  int4 not null default 0


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Git rename branch

Rename a local and remote branch in git

If you have named a branch incorrectly AND pushed this to the remote repository follow these steps before any other developers get a chance to jump on you and give you shit for not correctly following naming conventions.

1. Rename your local branch.
If you are on the branch you want to rename:

git branch -m new-name

If you are on a different branch:

git branch -m old-name new-name

2. Delete the old-name remote branch and push the new-name local branch.

git push origin :old-name new-name

3. Reset the upstream branch for the new-name local branch.
Switch to the branch and then:

git push origin -u new-name

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