Maven2 Log4J and JMX dependencies

Aarg!  What a nightmare.  I finally -- fine, call me stupid -- figured out where to/how to get the JMX dependencies for Log4J. I am using Commons Logging, which in turn, likes to use Log4J.  So, I added this to my Maven project file (pom.xml): <dependency>   <groupId>log4j</groupId>   <artifactId>log4j</artifactId>   <version>1.2.15</version> </dependency> However, log4j … Continue reading Maven2 Log4J and JMX dependencies

Setting up Eclipse for Testing

So I started trying to figure out how to do Unit testing in Eclipse. Eclipse defaults to JUnit 3 tests, but I want to use JUnit 4 tests. But the Eclipse JUnit 4 plugin is version 4.3 and I want to use 4.4. Then there is the difference between Assert.True and Assert.That, the latter requiring … Continue reading Setting up Eclipse for Testing

Back from the Spring Experience 2007

After spending 3 gorgeous days on the beach in Hollywood, FL (think Ft. Lauderdale), I have returned to a much cooler Charlotte than the one I left. No more record highs for us. The Spring Experience 2007 was a great conference. As usual, some of the presenters demonstrated why nerds get a bad rep (can … Continue reading Back from the Spring Experience 2007