Jackrabbit, Wicket, Tomcat, Maven2… hell.

What follows is lessons learned migrating to the potentially magnificent Maven2 for dependency management. Put <scope>provided</scope> on Tomcat shared resources in your pom.xml If you deploy jars as a shared resource on Tomcat (i.e. put the jars in common/lib) then be sure to add the <scope>provided</scope> to those dependencies in your project’s pom.xml. Otherwise, you’ll… Continue reading Jackrabbit, Wicket, Tomcat, Maven2… hell.

What news from the Southern Front?

I’ve had an article published in The Groggy Squirrel, recalling the events last week’s monumental 36-hour gig, “Mark Watson’s Seemingly-Impossible 36-Hour Circuit of the World”.

Make the web disappear

What is it that compels people to publish their life online? Blogs, Moblogs, Photoblogs, Vlogs, iCalendar, iTunesBlogger, flickr, del.icio.us, geourl. Social bookmarking, social networking, aggregating and subscription. What is it that drives people to publish their life online? And what is it that compels them to read about others’ lives? One explanation might be that… Continue reading Make the web disappear

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