Moved the blog to http://blog.carlossanchez.eu
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Eclipse IAM WTP support, now EARs too
I recently had some time to spend in Eclipse IAM, working on improving the WTP support.Version 0.11.0 already had good support for WAR projects, including war overlays (which was a bit tricky to imple...

Eclipse IAM 0.11.0, Archiva 1.3, Continuum 1.3.5
This is definitely release week! After Archiva 1.3 and Continuum 1.3.5 beta, I've just pushed the new release of Eclipse IAM 0.11.0: This new version includes most notably WAR overlay support Impr...

Continuum-ruby
continuum-ruby is a Ruby library to interact with Apache Continuum, using the XML-RPC interface and enabling access to the working copy directories. continuum-ruby is now available in the Continuum Sa...

ApacheCON US 2009 Oakland
I'll be next week at ApacheCON in Oakland, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ASF. Unfortunately I'm not speaking this time, but will be hanging around at the BarCamp Apache (Monday and Tuesday),...

Maven, Amazon EC2 and SpringSource Cloud Foundry
You may have heard about the just announced SpringSource Cloud Foundry and how it is based on the CloudTools project, that includes a Maven plugin to deploy Java EE applications to Amazon EC2, starti...

Using Subversion Ruby bindings
I tried to do some subversion hacking from Ruby, very simple things like add/remove files, commits and so, and realized that there's no documentation at all out there, just blog posts here and the...

Playing with Ruby and Rails
I have been playing with Ruby and Rails for a good number of months already and fond it quite interesting. It's fairly easy to start new projects and get going, although it's also very easy to ma...

JavaOne slides: Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud
I have uploaded the slides from my talk Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud at JavaOne in San Francisco. Enterprise Build And Test In The CloudView more documents from Carlos Sanchez. You can ch...

Photos: The Standard Hotel
The Standard Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles Standard Hotel rooftop bar Swimming pool Standard Hotel rooftop bar in Downtown Los Angeles Standard Hotel rooftop bar Stan...

JavaOne talk: Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud
I'll be presenting Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud at JavaOne in San Francisco, Wednesday June 3rd 11:05am Esplanade 301 and will be around the whole week.You can check the slides from the prev...

Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud code available
The code accompanying the slides Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud is available at the appfuse-selenium github page.Provides a Selenium test environment for Maven projects, Appfuse as an example....

ApacheCON slides: "Enterprise Build and Test in the Cloud" and "Eclipse IAM, Maven integration for Eclipse"
Here you have the slides from my talks at ApacheCONEnterprise Build and Test in the Cloud Building and testing software can be a time and resource consuming task. Cloud computing / on demand services...

Amsterdam - Stockholm - Tallinn - Helsinki and back
ApacheCon was a great time, and I enjoyed so much the first visit to Amsterdam. Now I'm taking some time off, writing from a sunny Stockholm right now, tomorrow Wednesday I'll be in Tallinn, Thursday ...

Conference season: JavaOne
If last week I mentioned the two conferences I got talks accepted, ApacheCON and EclipseCON, now I just got the confirmation that my talk Enterprise build and test in the cloud was accepted for JavaOn...

Conference season starting: ApacheCON Europe and EclipseCON
The conference season is starting, ApacheCON EU will be held 23-27 March in Amsterdam, and EclipseCON on the same dates in Santa Clara, California. I got talks accepted in both, and had to choose betw...

Using Lava Lamps for Continuous Integration build status notifications
Taking the idea of using Lava Lamps as notification tools for your Continuous Integration status, green lamp for success, red lamp for failure, the so called eXtreme Feedback Devices, and using as a g...

Enterprise build and Test in the Cloud with Selenium II
In my previous entry I introduced Selenium and a setup for running automated builds in the browser.How can you achieve the multi-browser multi-environment testing? There is a subproject of Selenium ca...

Enterprise build and Test in the Cloud with Selenium I
I introduced Amazon Web Services and Cloud computing in previous posts (Amazon Web Services: an introduction, habemus Windows, tools), now let's get full advantage of them in a practical application. ...

Amazon Web Services: tools
Second entry in the series: Amazon Web Services: an introduction  Amazon provides some tools to interact with its Web Services, and many others exist provided by 3rd parties. Here is my selection...

Madrid this Sunday 18th
If you are not in the Madrid area you can ignore this post Voy a andar entre mañana jueves y el domingo por Madrid de camino a Los Angeles, y voy a quedar con alguna persona que conozco por alli que ...

Travel: Los Angeles - Madrid - Cairo
Very busy last weeks, and unfortunately had to postpone the blog entries about Amazon and other stuff we are working on (very cool if you have to ask me ) but it will come, after well deserved vacati...

"Q4E and Eclipse IAM, Maven integration for Eclipse" slides from ApacheCon
I have uploaded the slides from my talk Q4E and Eclipse IAM, Maven integration for Eclipse at ApacheCon in New Orleans. You can download them from the session page. It's an introduction on the featur...

Amazon Web Services: habemus Windows
This is going to be a little bit out of order with my other posts about Amazon AWS, but it's worth doing it. Amazon has launched finally the ability to run Windows images in EC2. Microsoft Windows Ser...

The Oscar Academy Awards
Some pictures taken this year in the last Oscar Academy Awards in Hollywood. There was also an exhibition of Nascar cars and some drivers hanging around. The Oscar Academy Awards The Oscar Ac...

Amazon Web Services: an introduction
This post is an introduction to Amazon Web Services, as I'll be writing a series of posts in the following weeks elaborating on the stuff I've been working on this year. Amazon Web Services, AWS, is a...

Interview in JavaHispano
JavaHispano, the portal for the Spanish speaking Java community has published a podcast (in Spanish if you haven't figured out yet ) where Abraham Otero interviews me, covering a little bit of my pa...

Q4E and Eclipse IAM news and talks
Q4E, the Maven plugin for Eclipse, is in the process of moving to the Eclipse Foundation infrastructure as Eclipse IAM (Eclipse Integration for Apache Maven). We are going through the IP verification ...

Rally Teresa Herrera
Pictures from the Rally Teresa Herrera in A Coruña. I drove a 1968 Peugeot 404 Coupé designed by Pininfarina, 100 horse power, not bad for the 60s. 1968 Peugeot 404 Coupé Pininfarina 1968...

Travel: Coruña, Spain
Pictures from my hometown, A Coruña, last December, in the area around the Tower of Hercules, the oldest lighthouse still working in the world. The Tower of Hercules is an ancient Roman lighthouse ...

Geotagged live video from cell phone with Ipoki and Qik
What about streaming live video from your cell phone while you track your route (and not just a point) with the phone GPS? Now you can do it with Ipoki, a GPS based social network, and their new integ...

Saturday in Madrid, Coruña later
This Friday I leave for Madrid, I want to meet some people there so I'll spend some days around, until leaving to Coruña sometime next week. If you are around drop an email or leave a comment ...

Travel: Allariz, Galicia
Allariz is a small town in the region of Galicia, northern Spain, with a strong medieval character.Reflections Panoramas ...

Warszawa (Warsaw)
Warszawa is the capital of Poland. During the World War II it was razed to the ground by order of Hitler, around 85% of the buildings were destroyed. After the war the old town Starowka (see below) wa...

Entrevistado por minube.com
Pedro Jareño de minube.com me ha hecho una entrevista en su parada en Los Angeles durante su vuelta al mundo, por si quieres saber alguna cosa más sobre mi minube es una web de viajes "social&q...

Upgrading Struts 2.0.x to 2.1.x
Now that Struts 2.1.2 is officially out you may want to upgrade. I've found the upgrading instructions at the Struts wiki to be extremely useful, and pretty much you'll need to read the whole thing.T...

Poznan, Poland
Poznan is one of the oldest cities in Poland, and the fifth in size. Poznan's cathedral is the oldest in the country, containing the tombs of the first Polish rulers. ` ...

New York, New York (3)
Last batch of pictures from New York, I promise . ...

Functional testing with Maven, Cargo and Selenium
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New York, New York (2)
A lot more pictures from my trip to New York. ...

New York, New York
Some pictures from last year' trip to New York From Empire State building Times Square Central Park ...

Eclipse IAM passes creation review, Maven support at Eclipse Foundation soon
This week we have gone through the creation review for Eclipse IAM (Eclipse Integration for Apache Maven), and so we are starting with the paperwork at the Eclipse Foundation to create the project in ...

Speaking at CommunityOne on Monday
Seems that I have been volunteered to do a lightening talk at CommunityOne on Monday at the Moscone as part of the Atlassian session. Thanks to Cenqua' Pete for offering free drinks in exchange (he ha...

JavaOne starts next Monday
If nothing goes wrong I'll be next week in San Francisco "attending" JavaOne. "Attending" means I'll just go to the RedMonk Unconference on Monday CommunityOne and networking at th...

Q for Eclipse 0.6.0 released
A new release of Q4E is out, 0.6.0, with WTP support and the ability to do a exclude all/force version from the dependency analysis UI. I particularly like the exclude all because if you had to do it ...

Teotihuacan, Mexico
Pictures from the Teotihuacan pyramids close to Mexico City. Really impressive. Teotihuacán was, at its height in the first half of the 1st millennium CE, the largest pre-Columbian city in the Ameri...

Mexico City
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Pictures from EclipseCON
For those considering goign to next EclipseCON, this is the kind of people you'll find there would you buy anything from this guy? McLovin from SuperBad (or not) Fertilizacion cruza...

Slides from EclipseCON
You can get now my talk slides from the official EclipseCON page for Q4E, Maven integration for Eclipse and Maven, Eclipse and OSGi working together. Here are the direct links: Slides for Q4E, Maven ...

Q4E has WTP support, from today!
Abel has been rushing to get WTP support working just in time for my talk at EclipseCON. Nice job! Check the screencast. You will need the development verson of Q4E 0.6.0 until it is released (using t...