I will be giving a lunchtime talk in Wellington on the 8th of April on how Java development best practices can boost your productivity.
Hudson finally hit 1.200 last Friday. It's not 1.2 nor 220.127.116.11 --- it's 1.200, the 201st release of Hudson since it's 1.0 release, which was a little over 3 years ago.
I upgraded to IntelliJ IDEA 7.0.3 recently, and so I took some time to enhance my plugins to scratch my itches.
I created a small library to manipulate Windows processes the other day, and someone showed interest in how to create a small footprint DLL in Windows. So this blog is to explain you what I did.
Eclipse Foundation and GlassFish community: What's cooking in Eclipse, JPA, EclipseLink, GlassFish, Sun Microsystems, Java EE 6, and Ajax jMaki...
I wrote a library called winp that lets you do lower-level process managements on Windows.
One of the Hudson developers told me that Hudson is now a part of FreeBSD Ports collection.
If you run java.net projects and are tired of reminding users who post direct e-mails to the issues list (which is for notification from BugZilla), then I have the solution for you.
A few months ago, I blogged about the enhancement in Hudson to enable i18n. The progress since then has been rather amazing.
I wrote a tool that generates pretty graphs out of java.net issue trackers. It's useful for your managers, but it's also just plain fun to look at them and try to make sense of them.
Splines project got published. Sources, a webstart demo using the integrated splines editor prototype (which only acts as a viewer at the moment) and a two liner example are online.
Imai-san has been a long time Hudson user in Japan. And his latest funny Hudson plugin is a must-see!
About a year ago, I launched a poll to learn what Continuous Integration servers people were using. The results were interesting...
Java.net maven repositories have been offline throughout yesterday, but they are back now.
My friend Jon had an interesting insight: Both Ant and Maven rely on lots of XML. XML is good for describing data and terrible for describing behavior. A build is mostly behavior. What if, instead of tormenting Ant into iterating on a bunch of subprojects of subprojects, if we just used an actual programming language to write build scripts. Like, oh, say...Java, for instance?
A new technical article suggests how to add support for managing source code and for deploying applications.
OpenSolaris has been working on a new packaging system called IPS, and Ludo told me that they are looking for projects that are interested in contributing packages. Is anyone interested in doing this for Hudson?
When I first heard about JavaServer Faces, way back at the 2002 Java One conference, it was sold as â€œSwing for the Webâ€. Many years later, the reality is far from perfect, but are we getting closer? I report how NetBeans, GlassFish, JSF, and JPA worked for me in a recent -h-a-c-k-, erm, agile development project.
Now on Sun Developer Network.
Tune in to an interview with Sun technology evangelist Gregg Sporar.