Wednesday, May 1, 2013

JDev:Enabling memory clearing and monitoring on JDeveloper

If you are familiar with Netbeans IDE and its tool that enable you to free up and monitor its memory usage (PermGen and Heap size).

Here we will enable it on any version of JDeveloper IDE and when you open your IDE, you should found this tool at the lower right corner as shown in the following figure:

How to configure it:

  1. Enable Memory Monitor On, in the JDevloper by setting the MainWindow.MemoryMonitorOn property to true in ide.properties as the following:-
  2. ide.properties file should be found under the following path {your jdeveloper system folder}\o.jdeveloper

  3. JDeveloper system folder; is the folder, which contains all JDeveloper configurations, server and properties of JDeveloper.

  4. Example: "C:\Users\mohamed_taman\AppData\Roaming\JDeveloper\system11.1.2.3.39.62.76.1\o.jdeveloper"

  5. Note: Don't add MainWindow.MemoryMonitorOn=true, as it is already exists with value of false, search on it and change its value to true.