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Safely loading different versions of a native library in JNA (or JNI)

Posted by wvreeven on January 7, 2015 at 5:56 PM PST

Over the past years I have been working on a Java project that uses a native library written in C by a third party to process data. Recently the data format was changed and a new version of the native library was made available.

Apache2 LDAP authorization for Subversion with OpenDS

Posted by wvreeven on March 15, 2010 at 8:30 AM PDT

There are several ways to enable user authentication for web based applications, like .htaccess files, plain tekst files, databases, LDAP, etc. They all have their pros and cons. In case a central, flexible solution is needed, either a database or LDAP solution can be used.

Getting started with PrimeFaces on GlassFish v3

Posted by wvreeven on January 7, 2010 at 5:35 AM PST

According to the PrimeFaces website, "PrimeFaces is an open source component suite for Java Server Faces featuring 70+ Ajax powered rich set of JSF components. Additional TouchFaces module features a UI kit for developing mobile web applications.".

Java EE 6 and GlassFish 3.0 released!

Posted by wvreeven on January 6, 2010 at 12:01 AM PST

In the past few month several Java EE 6 related JSRs (Java Specification Requests) have been finalized. The final ballot for them ended on November 30 and all were approved. Today, December 10, 2009, Java EE 6 and GlassFish v3, THE reference implementation of Java EE6, are released.