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Error in Dropwizard Getting Started Sample: WARNING: No injection source found for a parameter of type …

I’m involved in a project that uses Dropwizard so I thought it’s time I had a play with the Dropwizard framework (or whatever it is) so I asked Google for some suggestions (as you do) and it offered me the Getting Started page. A great introduction, but I hit a problem when I tried to Read More

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Apache Maven Java Error – was unexpected at this time

While testing changes to the Maven Installer I had this strange error. Simple enough – I had quoted the value for the JAVA_HOME variable. So I had: JAVA_HOME=”C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_07″ Removed the quotes and all worked fine: JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_07 Hope this helps.

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Test Drive Apache Maven on Your Existing Projects

In the past, I have found the easiest way to get to grips with a new build tool is to give it a try on a project – new or existing. In this article I will describe how you can test drive Apache Maven by using as a build tool for one of your existing Read More

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Windows Installer for Apache Maven 2

I’ve been playing around with Windows Installer XML (WiX) recently – I used it to create the installer for Year Chart and I’ve since converted a couple of internal projects (I may publish them later) which I had originally created InstallShield installers for (with the version that came with older versions of Microsoft Visual Studio). Read More

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Posted in Apache Maven, Java, WiX | 8 Comments »

Loading Java Properties Files in C#

Java style properties files are not supported in C# – so here is a class that reads and writes Java “.properties” files.

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Posted in C#, Java, Kajabity Tools | 9 Comments »

Overriding Static Methods in Java

You can’t override static methods in Java – so here are some alternative (more OO) solutions.

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