Ever looked at the space used by your maven repository? Think that this is to much? Start reading the blog post I wrote on my employers blog about a groovy script that you can use to clean your local maven repository. It removes old snapshots stored in your repo as well as old versions of [...]
Over three years a go I wrote a blog post explaining the steps to upgrade you maven installation on Mac OS X Leopard. I have been using snow leopard now for a while and things changed a bit. In one of the comments to that post Oskar Carlstedt mentioned the steps required on Snow Leopard. [...]
I am a experienced maven user. Sometime I love it, sometimes I hate it. I like it a lot better than ant, but in some situation you would like maven to be easier and more descriptive. The past year there was a lot of fuzz about Gradle. This would give you the best of ant [...]
Recently, SpringSource released the first version of their DM server. The SpringSource DM Server provides the ability to build enterprise web applications. In the basis, S2DM is a fine mixture of Equinox and Tomcat.
Building OSGi-based web applications was already possible, but it is tedious and error prone work. The typical hello-world example was [...]
This blog item gives you an inside scoop into the continuous integration environment at JTeam. You’ll learn about the why, what and how of continuous integration. The tools we use are mainly open source.
Why continuous integration?
A number of years a go not many people new the term continuous integration. That has [...]
This is a very short item. In my last few posts I have done some flex things. For most of them I was still using a bit of ant integrated with maven or even not integrated at all. Some days a go I was directed to this sample on the adobe developer connection. The example [...]
Previously I have written an article about integrating flex with spring. In this article I explained the steps to take when creating a flex 3 application that calls the back end implemented using spring. To enable flex to do this, I used the blazeDS technology. The theory is not very hard, the biggest problems you’ll [...]
OSGi has a service spec called http.service (see Service Compendium document of the OSGi Alliance). Felix has an implementation for it that is based around jetty 4.x. Since we are at jetty 6.1.7 at the moment I thought about trying to create an implementation of my own. Not that it is really necessary, you can [...]