You can say what you want about Lotus Notes, if you have used it for a while and switched e.g. to Outlook, you’ll find yourself missing one or the other nifty Notes function. Already two of my customers “forced” me to use MS Outlook 2003 and since this isn’t likely to change in the near…
getpass for Jython
In my current project I am developing some Jython based command line tools and had the need for masking passwords entered in the command shell. Python provides the getpass module for this purpose. Unfortunately this module has not been made available for Jython. Here comes a module I wrote to provide this kind of functionality….
WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124 does not support installation on a managed node
With WebSphere Portal 5.1 a new deployment option was introduced that allowed the installation of WP onto an existing node managed by a deployment manager. AFAIK the main reason for this new option was to simplify the cluster setup procedure. Both options, installing WP standalone and federating it into a cell afterwards as well as…
Sun JDK5/6 compilers broken when linking overloaded methods with variable arguments
We are currently switching the build system of OVal from custom Ant scripts to Maven 2. During that process we accidentally compiled the project using the Java compiler of the Sun JDK 5 instead of the AspectJ compiler. Surprisingly javac did not complain about the missing aspect class files. Instead it already aborted while compiling…
Album: elektrofever – Kurskorrektur (2006)
In 2006 I was confronted with some big unwanted changes in my life. The songs of this album are strongly influenced by these experiences. You can listen to the tracks on my artist website at //elektrofever.de. I like these tracks a lot so please give them a try too!
Album: elektrofever – Hornado, the Soundtrack (2001)
The songs of the album “Hornado – the Soundtrack” were composed as background music for the action shooter Hornado. The game can be downloaded for free at //www.freewarefiles.com/Hornado-V_program_1690.html. Try it, it’s great! The songs are not very long because of size limitations for the Hornado download package.