Archive for August, 2008

Using JFreeChart implementing a graphical calendar

August 16th, 2008 by Annica Sunnman

I am amazed each time I am working with timestamps and calendars – how hard can it be? It’s hard to meet all requirement since each person is used to their own calendar. Latest I been implementing a calendar, to be displayed graphcial, in Eclipse RCP.
Imaging a calendar that is representing working hours for a factory [...]

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Maven Eclipse integration revisited

August 11th, 2008 by Björn Beskow

Integrating the Eclipse environment with Maven has always been a challenge, as we have reported upon before. I want the productivity of the Eclipse IDE and the expressive power, consistency and repeatability of Maven. But a fundamental difference in the underlying paradigms of Eclipse versus Maven have made that coexistence awkward and ugly:

Eclipse assumes all [...]

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Groovy as a job control language

August 8th, 2008 by Johan Eltes

If you need to automate a fairly complex process – like a batch job – Groovy may come in handy. Designing a Java batch job is typically a task that involves the following mechanisms:

Job control infrastructure that triggers the job as a shell command
A script that (e.g. ant) that initializes the class path and triggers [...]

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Recept för Maven i Eclipse

August 8th, 2008 by Johan Eltes

Efter att ha provat olika konstellationer av Eclipse-plug:er för Maven, Maven-plug-iner för Eclipse, att bygga från prompten och att bygga i eclipse, har jag fastnat för en uppsättning som jag tycker fungerar riktigt bra.
Min målbild har varit att inte göra några manuella Eclipse-inställningar, utan att dessa ska genereras från Mavens projektfil. På så sätt behöver [...]

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