Category Archives: java

Hudson/Jenkins integration in Eclipse

Now, that the hudson-eclipse plugin seems dead for quite a while (not anything since 2009) i was briefly thinking about writing my own update with the xml-api by Jenkins. But then i discovered that the mylyn project did what i … Continue reading

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Logback Console in Eclipse

Recently i did find there is a console plugin for logback in eclipse. Unfortunately its based on a very old version of logback (0.9.9), so i searched for the sources, bumped the logback/slf4j versions to 0.9.28 and 1.6.1 and fixed … Continue reading

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Running SoapUI Integration Tests in Hudson

Recently i’ve been wondering how to automate webservice(SOAP) integration tests. My first idea was to use soamoa, but it seems a bit buggy at the moment and the last version seems quite a while ago. But SoapUI does offer a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Scala – Part 1

What is scala ? Scala is a relativ new compiled programming language that takes a lot of ideas from python, ruby and others. From the scala homepage: Scala is a general purpose programming language designed to express common programming patterns … Continue reading

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Java.util.logging vs. slf4j

A bit of History At the time the now discontinued log4j was the most commonly used logging framework for java sun decided to implement JSR 47: java.util.logging. There were a lot of discussion, but it seems not been fruitful. java.util.logging … Continue reading

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Drag & Drop with Selenium

Using Selenium for web-gui tests is really nice. You can record your workflow with the excelent selenium plugin for firefox and use them to write your own test. The only problem seems to be Drag&Drop. The senenium runner has some … Continue reading

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Logging with SLF4J and Guice

After getting angry at the java.util.logger once again i was thinking how to replace it with the SLF4J logger. Although Guice provides a very nice internal binding to java.util.logger, slf4j does offer a much nicer syntax. The devil is in … Continue reading

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Easymock … or taking the pain out of (j)unit tests

Easymock provides easy mocking for junit tests, this blog entry describes how to use them efficiently. Continue reading

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Aop with Guice

Aop has many uses, from doing transaction handling to authorisation. With the powerfull Guice framework it is suprisingly easy. Continue reading

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