Separating business and stuff on the JVM

Java Apps and the External Environment Table of Contents 1. Overview 2. Patterns for External Files 2.1. Standalone Directory 2.2. Resource Loading Files 2.3. Separate […]

Logging Notification Messages in Ubuntu

Ubuntu contains a nice notification system to talk to the user about¬†noteworthy events. However when the message dissappears, by default, it is gone. Often I […]

Uploading documents to Plone with WebDAV

Preparing **Plone** to start the WebDAV service and setting the permissions to allow the users to make use of it is only half the battle, actually using it, especially from automated systems like build servers is another struggle.

Making dotFiles visible on the Mac

Dotfiles, can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ’em. Dot files are the term for folders and files starting with a ‘.’ so they do […]

Proxy Support for Grails

Not a big thing, actually for me it is. I am always struggling with proxy settings. It requires a lot of different incantations to be […]