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Jelle Victoor07/01/11
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JPA 2, The Access annotation

JPA 1 has a strict rule about what the access when defining your meta annotations (you database to java mapping). In jpa 1 the standard was the way the ID was mapped.

Mats Lindh06/30/11
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Writing a Solr Analysis Filter Plugin

As we’ve been working on getting a better result out of the phonetic search we’re currently doing at derdubor, I started writing a plugin for Solr to be able to return better search results when searching for norwegian names. We’ve been using the...

James Sugrue06/30/11
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Software Build Systems: Principles and Experience

Split into four parts, this book provides a detailed insight into build systems, and how to ensure your own build process is as efficient and scalable as possible. Part One works as an introduction...

Constantin Alin06/30/11
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Declaring managed beans in JSF 2.0

In the next example we will see how to declare a managed bean in JSF 2.0. There are two ways to configure the managed bean :1. Declaring a Managed Bean in faces-config.xml descriptor file as below:

Sandro Mancuso06/29/11
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Open-source developers deserve respect

I was recently reading Gojko Adzic's blog post called How is it even possible for code to be this bad? I must admit that I was very sad to see tremendous lack of respect towards the Hudson/Jenkins community and towards open source software developers in...

Archanaa Panda06/29/11
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High Performance And Smarter Logging

1. Summary Logging, often a back-burner activity in the development cycle can actually be the very lifeline of the development team once the application is in production. Assuming that readers are well acquainted with various logging frameworks like Log4J,...

Lofi Dewanto06/29/11
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Moving from Ant to Maven: Best Practices with Maven Plugins

I would like to share my experience of moving from "our reinventing wheel" of Ant build scripts to Maven standard.  I reworked some apps which have following characteristics:

Vivek Pandian S...06/29/11
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Workaround for using the Spring DataSource in Play Model Beans

Recently, I came to know about the Play framework, and I wanted to integrate Play with Spring. There is a Spring module in the Play framework, through which I could access the Spring beans in Play. Everything was fine, until I encountered the following...

Maricel Quesada06/29/11
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Grails - Spring Security with Spring Cache: Caching content per user [Updated]

In my previous post I explained how to customize the Spring Cache plug in so we could cache content considering what user is logged in or not. However, that code was written using the version 1.2.1 of the plug in and if you want to upgrade to the latest...

Michael Mccandless06/29/11
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Moving readVInt to C

By far the hottest spot in Lucene during searching is the method (DataInput.readVInt) that decodes Lucene's variable-length integer representation (vInt). This method is called an insane number of times, while iterating the postings lists (docs, freqs,...

Ben Forta06/29/11
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Make ColdFusion Docs Better

Ray Camden spilled the beans on an initiative to make ColdFusion online docs better. Read his post and get involved!

Gareth Rushgrove06/29/11
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DevOps Isn't A Methodology

I was reading Devops is a poorly executed scam and just couldn’t resist a reply. Not because of the entertaining title, but because I both agree and disagree quite strongly with parts of the post. Read it first if you haven’t already. And yes I know...

James Sugrue06/29/11
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How Chronon Recording Server Acts As Tivo For Java

Since it's release, the Chronon Time Travelling Debugger  has struck me as one of the most innovative tools available for Java developers. Chronon have been busy adding to their offerings: their latest Recording Server can be described as "a Tivo or...

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How to POST and GET JSON between EXTJS and SpringMVC3

After one month of evaluation of frameworks and tools, I choose ExtJS for UI and Spring/SpringMVC for the business layer for my pet project. By using ExtJS we can send data to server by form submits or as request parameters, or in JSON format through Ajax...

Felix Dahlke06/29/11
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Eclipse Color Theme

About half a year ago, I began to work on what has become my most popular open source project up until now: Eclipse Color Theme, a plugin that makes it possible to use colour themes in Eclipse. I thought this was a good time to talk a bit about the history...