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Build Maven, Build ant, Build ivy, Build gradle

Have a look at Google Trends to see who’s likely to survive ­čÖé Ok, I’ll admit to be a Maven fan – because it’s the only one that has a holistic concept. …that will never make it into the heads … Continue reading

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Hibernate Reverse Engineering Tool does not create @TYPE Annotation for User Types within POJOs

Working on a Grails project that needs to access a legacy database, I’ve used the Hibernate Tools for Eclipse and Ant to create annotated EJB3 entity classes. As the database model uses some peculiar concepts (e.g. char(1) for booleans), I … Continue reading

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Warum Vodafone und T-Mobile bei Skype zur├╝ck rudern

Z.B. bei heise mobil – 11.05.09 – Vodafone und T-Mobile: Kein Streit mit Nokia wegen Skype-Handy liest man dar├╝ber, dass Vodafone und T-Online zuerst jegliche Skype-Nutzung verbieten und blockieren wollten, nun aber doch pl├Âtzlich wieder vom Monopol-Saulus zum kundenfreundlichen Paulus … Continue reading

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Google Chrome and Java – Needing Both Java 5 and 6 – an Experience in Nightmares – Possible Solution Provided

When you google for Google Chrome and Java you’ll find poor souls that are driven to distraction by Chrome insisting that there is no Java 6 Update 10 or later installed. Maybe, there are no problems on a clean virgin-like … Continue reading

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NetBeans 6.5.1 fixes Nullpointer Exceptions that occurred with 6.5 using Java 6 Update 12

As I’ve just learnt from Benjamin’s Blog, the Nullpointer discussed yesterday that causes various NetBeans dialogues to fail almost silently when running NetBeans 6.5 with Java 6 Update 12 (6u12) has now been fixed. And yes, I’m now again able … Continue reading

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NetBeans 6.5 and Java 6u12 – A No-No!

I recently stumbled upon a problem within a NetBeans mobile project: The editor for the items within an application descriptor would no longer open. Instead a red light on NetBeans frame (all the way down and to the right) would … Continue reading

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J2ME + Keep-Alive + Chunking = Out-of-the-box + automagically :-)

Wondering about best practices on how to use HttpConnection with J2ME, I had a peek at the sources and to my surprise, I found out, that HttpConnection should offer both keep-alive and chunking without any additional application code (e.g. adding … Continue reading

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Gmail Offline Access with Google Apps Premier Edition outside of the US

I encountered a tiny problem using Gmail Offline with Google Apps Premier, that might apply only to some non-US countries. The Create Desktop Shortcuts action does not create any shortcut at all (at the time of this writing and using … Continue reading

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How to send Alert Mails with GlassFish v2ur2

I’d like to demonstrate GlassFish configuration settings that will cause GlassFish v2ur2 (aka SJAS 9.1_02) to to send alert emails on logging errors or warnings. A trivial task for an application server that implements a plethora of standards and offers … Continue reading

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Yoigo y los Datos – Cutting down your mobile calling and internet access costs while staying in Spain

Update (Vodafone) In Germany there is a saying “Don’t praise the day before dusk”. Two days after having published my praise for Yoigo here, they may have uncovered my “excessive” service usage. The bright coach has now turned into a … Continue reading

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