Les Hazlewood

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Maven 2 vs Ant+Ivy: Our selection process

This is an old post. I have long since moved on to Maven as described here The JSecurity team had a recent discussion on whether or not to use Maven 2 or Ant+Ivy moving forward. At the end of the day, I didn’t really care that much about which system we used, but I had three requirements: JSecurity releases must be pushed to the Maven 2 repository for easy access by both Maven.. Read More

Groovy Examples

Groovy is by far my favorite scripting language, since it leverages and integrates with all the Java stuff I use (applications, tools, server software, etc). It is just as expressive and powerful as Ruby, Python, etc., but feels a little simpler or cleaner, depending on the comparison. Here are two fantastic resources in the ‘Cookbook’ fashion, showing how to do many useful things with Groovy: The Groovy website Cookbook PLEAC’s Groovy Cookbook –.. Read More