Having just recently finished Borderlands, I went looking for a Claptrap Kindle screensaver image and found none! So, I made one. I just converted a Claptrap image I found online into the Kindle format. Use and enjoy:
In trying to automate our DB development, we decided to use ant and Jenkins to run our SQL scripts for a deploy. We had a hard time getting ant to work and after much trial and error (and cussing and fussing) we finally got it to work. The key really was the addsourcefile=”false” attribute and the redirector. Since mysql can run sql from a file using redirection (< ) you have to use a redirector (which is poorly documented). The ant apply task can apply an executable to every file in a fileset, so this will use the mysql executable to exec every *.sql file it finds. Continue reading
At work, we wanted to create an automated weekly email to the team that shows how we’re doing on new code. Sonar (now SonarQube) has a Sonar REST API and a Sonar Java WS client wrapper for it. Here’s how I did:
First, you need to round up some jars. You need:
I just hacked my Kindle to show custom screensaver images and found zero MC Frontalot Kindle images online! As a huge Frontalot fan, I could not sit idly by while the interwebs were devoid of Frontalot Kindle images, so I made some.
Click for the larger image, ready for your Kindle. (I did not create these images, I just made them Kindle-ready)
I always just pretty much skipped unit testing JavaBeans since the work involved didn’t seem worth it. Today though, I was troubled by the lack of coverage on the Javabeans in our Emma code coverage reports so I googled and found this bit of unit testing brilliance: Unit Testing Javabeans. It’s a simple class that uses introspection to test the bean and works great!