Author Archives: CrazyPenguin

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Software Engineer

Scala and Play 2 in Haiku!

Just got Scala and Play Framework 2 working on Haiku!

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Can’t do what?

Ho boy! I’ve just come across this issue while working on a new Java JSon library. One of my tests cases failed on something that I was not expecting it to. Basically, it happens that one can inject all sorts … Continue reading

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Development vs Build driven Maven POMs

Recently, and while looking at some quite complex Maven POMs it just occurred to me that allot of the information we get to see inside of a POM file is simply not required to be there during the development process. … Continue reading

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Creating a simple, yet powerful, variable height content slider

Recently I looked for a simple way of doing a content slider for a web page on one of my side pet projects. Having used some image sliders before (see Rich Bradshaw), I was under the impression that it would … Continue reading

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vert.x Web App Tutorial in Java

The Vert.X Tutorial includes examples for several different languages except Java. I’ve done a quick implementation using Java of the vToon tutorial found here. The source code is available on github.

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vert.x Event Bus – The quick intro

The vert.x framework includes a very neat way of doing remote messaging. This mechanism has the name of Event Bus. Through it messages can be sent within a single verticle instance, between different instances of the same verticle and between … Continue reading

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Create your own github Maven repository

Maven works with repositories and, when using github to share projects, it does make sense to have a single place to share dependencies that are not yet available in a public place. Recently I’ve been exploring the beauties of Vert.X … Continue reading

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