Category Archives: English

How to Deploy a Grails Application to JBoss 5

As outlined at Grails – How to Use Native Server Logging Configuration (e.g. Tomcat GlassFish JBoss), it may be advisable to remove any conflicting logging implementation when deploying a Grails application into a production environment. I’ll give a full source … Continue reading

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Teaching Mavenized Grails to Survive mvn release:prepare release:perform with Hudson

A mavenized Grails project has 2 competing sources stating the version of the application <version> within pom.xml app.version within application.properties If 2. does not match 1. the grails-maven-plugin will abort the build, urging you to manually fix the version mismatch. … Continue reading

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Maven – Never Say Never in an updatePolicy

I want to share a misconception that caused Maven to fail when looking for artifacts. Im my example I was upgrading from Grails 1.2.0 to 1.2.1 and including a dependency to grails.org:grails-core:[1.2.1,1.2.1]. Maven would just complain with Couldn’t find a … Continue reading

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Grails – How to Use Native Server Logging Configuration (e.g. Tomcat GlassFish JBoss)

Grails comes complete with logging out-of-the-box. However, if a Grails application is being deployed to a production servlet container, it may be advisable or even required for Grails to step aside and let the server admins do their jobs 🙂 … Continue reading

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How to persuade Hibernate to accept Nullable Timestamp Columns for Optimistic Locking

Working on a Grails project that needs to access a legacy database, it proved quite time-consuming to implement optimistic locking in a way that can be handled by Hibernate. Optimistic locking used to be implemented within (legacy) application code and … Continue reading

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Grails: Links from my first week with Grails

Never before in my life I had the opportunity to learn a new technology and put it into productive use within just a couple of days. Grails will change is changing has changed the Java and framework landscape. Using Grails, … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Tap Your (SIP) VOIP Phone Line for Free

I’d like to present a free solution for Windows XP that reliably records incoming and outgoing SIP phone calls. I’m currently using it to record traditional conference calls for a team of software developers. What you need Either Windows XP or Debian/Ubuntu … Continue reading

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