I am currently building an application that needs to use queuing. My usual response to queuing is to either roll my own (if the need is very simple) or reach […]

I needed to build a Java SOAP web service and, although I’ve done it before, it has been a little while and I wanted to use the latest approach. There […]

I’ve been working on this thing for the last few months and it is an update of something that I already had out there. The previous version required a lot […]

I’ve just released a new Java project to GitHub. Actually this is version 1.1 so I guess it isn’t so very new. But version 1.0 is only a month or […]

Most of the time when I want to talk to a database through JPA I use Spring and it is pretty simple to organise things like this: <bean id=”entityManagerFactory”  class=”org.springframework.orm.jpa.LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean”> […]

I’ve spent most of today wrestling with this and it ought to have been easier, but everywhere I looked for instructions had lots of steps I didn’t need and almost […]

Unlike JBoss and Glassfish there is no way to define a custom JNDI object (eg a URL) in the WebLogic console. We need this to define the location of various […]