Pre-compile JSP pages for Apache Geronimo with Maven

In Apache Geronimo 2.2/w tomcat 6 they don’t appear to be using the tomcat jasper JSP compiler. So to pre-compile JSP pages you will need to modify the dependencies of the jspc maven compiler. <plugin> <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo.jspc</groupId> <artifactId>jspc-maven-plugin</artifactId> <version>2.0-alpha-3</version> <executions> <execution> <goals> <goal>compile</goal> </goals> </execution> </executions> <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo.jspc</groupId> <artifactId>jspc-compiler-tomcat6</artifactId> <version>2.0-alpha-3</version> <exclusions> <exclusion> <groupId>org.apache.tomcat</groupId> <artifactId>jasper</artifactId> </exclusion> […]

Solution to DVFactoryException for wsdl2java

If you’re seeing this error when using cxf-codegen-plugin, there is an easy solution: org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.DVFactoryException: DTD factory class org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.dtd.DTDDVFactoryImpl does not extend from DTDDVFactory. <plugin> <groupId>org.apache.cxf</groupId> <artifactId>cxf-codegen-plugin</artifactId> <version>${cxf.version}</version> <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>xerces</groupId> <artifactId>xercesImpl</artifactId> <version>2.8.1</version> </dependency> </dependencies> … </plugin><plugin> <groupId>org.apache.cxf</groupId> <artifactId>cxf-codegen-plugin</artifactId> <version>${cxf.version}</version> <dependencies> <dependency> <groupId>xerces</groupId> <artifactId>xercesImpl</artifactId> <version>2.8.1</version> </dependency> </dependencies> … </plugin> The key part is to add the […]

Building SalesForce client stubs using CXF and Maven

As part of a project at work we’ve been migrating from using ANT scripts and maintaining our libraries manually to using maven both for the build and for library/dependency management.  As part of that project we have also been updating our libraries which some haven’t been updated in 4 years.  We have also decided to […]

Over the air broadcasts

Back in October of 2010 I decided to try to see if I could cancel my cable and switch to Netfix and over the air broadcasts.  Believe it or not my wife was the one who first proposed the idea.  I did some research and started by buying a digital antenna.  I did my research […]