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Custom maven plugin development – plugin execution not covered by lifecycle configuration

TweetYou are creating a custom maven plugin, everything works but when it comes to using it in a maven module inside Eclipse, m2eclipse plugin cries with message – “plugin execution not covered by lifecycle configuration”. Now one could find a

Posted in Eclipse, Java, Maven, QuickTip

xml-utilities Library Available on Maven Central Repository

Tweetxml-utilities (High level XML Java Utilities APIs) library is now available at Maven Central repository. Current stable version is 1.0.1. If you want to use these APIs in your project, use following dependency: To know more about the library, please

Posted in github, Java, Maven, opensource

xml-utilities : High Level XML Java Utility APIs

TweetI have been working on Java with XML since 2002. It used to be quite confusing and complex to get the value of a tag for example as it required to get into Node level. Here’s an example: From functional

Posted in github, Java, opensource

Converting Eclipse Workspace to Maven – Why eclipse-to-maven?

Tweet Through this post, I would like to analyse the factors on why to mavenise the existing Eclipse based workspace using eclipse-to-maven project. Focus on business goals instead of just doing build ANT is a low level language and requires

Posted in Eclipse, eclipse-to-maven, github, Java, Maven

QuickTip : Invalid target release: 1.6 with mvn install

TweetAfter working for around an year in Flex, I moved back to Java platform again. While building the project I am working on, I saw the following error: [INFO] ———————————————————————— [ERROR] BUILD FAILURE [INFO] ———————————————————————— [INFO] Compilation failure Failure executing

Posted in Java, QuickTip

Article Series: "Automated code reviews with Checkstyle" on JavaWorld

TweetToday JavaWorld published my article series “Automated code reviews with Checkstyle” in 2 parts. Part 1: Automated code reviews with Checkstyle, Part 1 Part 2: Automated code reviews with Checkstyle, Part 2 This article series attempts to bridge the gap

Posted in Articles, Eclipse, Frameworks, Java

Knowledge Transfer in Agile Maintenance Projects

TweetWhen you think of inducting a new developer in existing project, it’s relatively easier to do it in an Agile software development project than in a traditional project. The atmosphere and programming culture is entirely different here compared to any

Posted in Agile, Agile Maintenance, Java, Multimedia, Patterns, Scrum

Preparing for Agile Maintenance – Knowledge Management

TweetWhen you think about documentation in Agile software development, most of the times it talks about “just enough” which definitely makes sense considering the thickness of design documents in traditional software development. The Agile mind specifically thinks what actually is

Posted in Agile, Agile Maintenance, Java, Multimedia, Patterns

Which caching algorithm to use when?

TweetSometimes we really look for what kind of caching algorithm we should use in what situations. By default we use LFU. But many times we would like to know which one to use when. Here is a summary of the

Posted in caching, Java

People issues in Indian IT

TweetIndian IT companies have been on recruitment spree for quite sometime. Because of global recession, may be recruitment has become a little bit slow but how about thinking a target of recruiting 25000 people in one year. You will go

Posted in Agile, Java, Organizational Patterns
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