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Default Liferay Vaadin project broken

So I mentioned yesterday that I am attempting to make my first Vaadin app using Eclipse and the Liferay IDE plugin. This post is a word of warning to those trying to do the same thing. The default Liferay Vaadin project is broken; it will not deploy. To get started, I simply used the Eclipse, […]

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Ant + Eclipse + Liferay Plugins = ECJ error

I am working on a way to programmatically create Liferay users for our upcoming portal release. In order to get my feet wet with the technologies that our team will be using, I want to build a quick and dirty test app that will create a user in Liferay and LDAP. But before I could […]

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LDAP cn trouble with Liferay

I have been struggling with getting Liferay to play nicely with our OpenLDAP server for the past two days. I finally was able to figure out my mistake this afternoon. Liferay expects ‘user’ entries (objectClass = inetOrgPerson, in my case) to be in the following format: objectClass = inetOrgPerson objectClass = organizationalPerson objectClass = person […]

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Switching gears

I started a new job this week. It is with a startup company here in Greenville, SC called Green Cloud Technologies. I am super-excited to be here and away from that crap company Windstream! I’ve had a few changes in my career growth as a result of this job change. First, they didn’t have any […]

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Linux

Runaway upload conclusion

So after I stopped the FTP upload from my inappropriate account , I needed to delete the 726 megs of “illegal” uploads. I remembered the ‘rmdir’ command, but that only works on empty directories. I remember this fact as soon as I was given the ‘rmdir: failed to remove `Pictures/’: Directory not empty” response on […]

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Linux

Linux command of the day

So I decided to take advantage of the free 50Gb storage space that DreamHost offers all of its webhosting customers today. Unfortunately, I didn’t understand that I needed to use a special user account that Dreamhost provides for me for this activity. So I am currently uploading approximately 25Gb of pictures to my account on […]

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The cat-brained coder

This is my first attempt at a blog. I’ve been meaning to do it for a while, but it never felt like my ideas were fleshed out enough or I had enough time to sit down and come up with something decent. That is still true today. But, inspired by this Coding Horror post, and […]