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Framework Java

Using multiple SpringBootApplications in one Spring Boot project

Right now, I’m spending some of my free time getting up to speed with Spring Boot. Opinionated frameworks like Spring seem like they’d be a great way to build some quick prototypes for some ideas I’ve got bouncing around my head without having to go through the learning curve a whole new language. I’m already […]

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Code

Should I go with Ruby/Rails or Groovy/Grails?

I spoke with a recruiter recently, in an attempt to get a feel for the marketability of Ruby skills in my area. He hadn’t heard of any Ruby jobs that were available, but he did have one that called for Groovy on Grails. I have heard of this technology in the past, but didn’t know […]

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File paths in Java

I despise working with file paths in Java. I can never remember where, in the project’s folder structure, the jvm considers root. And it gets even more complicated once you start running your applications in a server container. However, I did find a quick way to determine where a running JVM considers root. import java.io.File; […]

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Linux

Lost Java

Somehow, I broke my Fedora installation this weekend. After having a great time getting started on my Gravatar project┬áthis past Saturday, I settled in for some Labor Day programming yesterday. However, as soon as I tried to open Eclipse, I was given an error message telling me that the command ‘java’ was not in the […]

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Code

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, […]