Archive for March, 2010

How to build a Confluence SOAP client in 5 minutes

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

In this tutorial we are going to build a SOAP client for the popular Confluence Wiki in about five minutes. The client is going to receive rendered HTML Markup from a specified Confluence Page.
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Confluence Developer Instance Quick Setup

Friday, March 26th, 2010

This short tutorial shows how to set-up a developer instance of the popular Confluence Wiki from Atlassian in a few minutes.

It’s a prerequisite for a few following tutorials regarding the Confluence API and plug-in development for this system.

We want a quick install so we are going to run Confluence with the embedded servlet container and HSQL database.
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How to build a quick lucene search

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Helo – today I wanted to post a small tutorial for a small index and search operation using the Lucene indexer and Maven for the project setup. (more…)

Review: "SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Study Guide"

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Short Facts:

  • About 850 pages – heavy weight – use it for self defence! ;)
  • Preparation material for the Sun Exam 310-065 (Sun Certified Java Programmer for Java SE 6)
  • CD-Rom with a nice exam simulator included
  • Authors: Kathy Sierry and Bert Bates
  • ISBN: 978-0071591065

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Dependency management in Grails 1.2

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Sometimes I get the impression that there are many Maven haters in the Groovy/Grails community – now with version 1.2 of the Grails framework they are able to abandon the evil satanic Grails Maven Plugin and embrace the neverending joys of a slim, nice, sexy dependency resolution dsl .. here we go .. lets define some dependencies wheee … (more…)

A look at Maven 3 alpha

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

We are all waiting for a stable release of Maven3 with following updates ..

  • faster, more performant .. save us time building our software and some precious memory ;)
  • improved artifact resolution api and plugin api
  • better osgi integration
  • a few bugfixes
  • no mixing of application dependencies and tooling dependencies
  • though it does not matter that much to me: polyglot features .. e.g.: “Writing your pom files in Groovy”
  • version-less parent elements for multi-module or multi-pom projects, no need to define the parent version in every submodule
  • better artifact resolution, which dependency or pom supplied which artifact to the outcome .. got that information from: “Splitter from the world of Java”

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Android Gestures

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Since version 1.6 Android offers a library for recognition and handling of new gestures using a touch display. With the gesture builder it is possible to capture new gestures in the emulator. Gestures can be integrated into an activity like that: (more…)

How to add a local lib directory to Maven

Thursday, March 18th, 2010
Sometimes there is a dependency not available at a remote repository and one is too lazy to set up a local maven repository – that’s when one adds a directory in the project structure and wants maven to find dependencies there. (more…)
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