Tag Archives: maven

Maven release plugin

If you’re doing this sort of process manually it will take a while. Instead, it can be done by Maven using two goals – release:prepare and release:perform.

Web service testing with soapUI

soapUI is an essential free tool for testing SOAP and other web service protocols. It was particularly useful for testing the SpannersWS demo as it works well with WSS.

Spring-WS and Security

Security mechanisms are notoriously difficult to implement. By their nature they’re designed to prevent something from working unless it is used exactly correctly. Having Spring-WS do the heavy lifting makes our application far more likely to work and far more likely to be secure.

Test Coverage

Using code test coverage analysis we’ve got a new metric we can use to judge the quality of our code. As with any metric though, some discretion is required… I find that this sort of tool is mostly useful to catch dumb mistakes.

Tapestry Quickstart

As if the ten minute setup time wasn’t good enough Tapestry allows deployment of changes without having to recompile anything.

Spring-WS SAAJ problem in JBoss

If you want to make Spring-WS work against multiple JDK / JBoss environments, you may need to create multiple distributions to deal with the idiosyncrasies of each environment.

Maven 1 to Maven 2

There’s just no way to get Maven 1 to recognise a Maven 2 repo. So the only solution involves putting artifacts built using Maven 2 into a legacy Maven 1 repo.