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Responsive AdSense Leaderboard ad unit for Twitter Bootstrap 2.3.2

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Twitter Bootstrap 2.3.2 sets its media query responsive layout breaks at 768px, 980px, (and 1200px), which are suitable for including a Mobile Banner (320 x 50), Leaderboard (728 x 90), or a  Large Leaderboard (970 x 90). It's possible to do this with the new beta Responsive ad unit AdSense ad size.

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: transactions on multiple entity groups only allowed in High Replication applications

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If you run a Java Google App Engine unit test with a vanilla LocalDatastoreServiceTestConfig instance, you will run into the error java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: transactions on multiple entity groups only allowed in High Replication applications:

Keys-only query using JDO in Google App Engine Java

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To turn a Java Google App Engine JDO query into a keys-only query, call setResult(String) on it to specify that only the @PrimaryKey column should be returned.  JDO will convert this into a keys-only query on the datastore.

For example, if your entity class looks like this:

public class YourEntity {
  @PrimaryKey
  private String name;
// ...

Call a JSP from a servlet

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If you want to include/execute a .jsp file from within a servlet, you can use the forward() method of the request dispatcher.

Move Android SearchView Icon inside the text field

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The Android SearchView, which allows you to display a search UI embedded inside the ActionBar at the top of your activity, can sometimes display a magnifying glass icon outside and to the left of the EditText like this:

and other times display the magnifying glass icon inside the EditText like this, much more like the search dialog:

Android AccountManager com.google auth token types

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Several AccountManager methods accept a String authTokenType which controls the "They are requesting permission to" list in the Permission request activity.

Here are some available values of authTokenType for the "com.google" accountType:

Make iTerm always quit when closing last window

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While iTerm is not running, run:

defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 MinRunningTime -float 0

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Android Menu vs Action Bar

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The options menu in Android will be displayed differently in the UI of your app depending on the value of android:targetSdkVersion that you set in AndroidManifest.xml. If android:targetSdkVersion is not set, or is set to a value less than 11, you will always get a grid of up to six menu items in one or two rows near the bottom of the screen.

View HTTP requests made by Internet Explorer

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Tools that can inspect HTTP traffic coming from IE8, IE9, IE10 etc.Browser plugins

Network sniffers

Detect if Android application is running inside a unit test

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I wanted to disable ACRA in an Android application while it was being unit tested by the android.test framework, so that crashes in worker threads would get detected by the test runner as failures, instead of getting reported to ACRA.

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