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2016: Calendar

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2016: Calendar

  Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2016, from all of us at BigLeap...

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2015: Calendar

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2015: Calendar

  Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2015, from all of us at BigLeap...

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What Motivates Us

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

Fantastic video on what really motivates people….breaks a few myths along the way. And so true when it comes to the IT industry.  

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2014 : Calendar

Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in Calendar, Pay It Forward | 0 comments

2014 : Calendar

  Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2014, from all of us at BigLeap Solutions.

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Running Maven project within Eclipse on Tomcat

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 3 comments

Running Maven project within Eclipse on Tomcat

Here is the simplest way of running a web application that uses Maven as the build tool, from within Eclipse. This tutorial is based on the following software’s : 1. Java 1.6 2. Eclipse Juno (4.2) JEE Version 3. Maven 2 Eclipse Plugin ( Read this blog to know how to configure M2E Plugin ) 4. Maven 3.0.3 5. Simple Hello World web application that uses Struts 2. You can download a simple Hello World app build using Maven from GitHub: Struts Hello World App Assuming that Eclipse is pointed to a new work space and you have installed and...

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Eclipse and M2E Plugin

Posted by on Jun 11, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

Eclipse and M2E Plugin

If you are a Java developer and use the Eclipse JEE version as your primary IDE and your project is using Maven, you would have to install the Maven 2 Eclipse (M2E) plugin into Eclipse in order to integrate Eclipse with the Maven install on your machine. This post will show you to install and configure the M2E plugin. M2E can be installed via the Help -> Install New Software within Eclipse. The update site url for the M2E plugin : http://download.eclipse.org/technology/m2e/releases Once you have installed the M2E plugin and restarted Eclipse,...

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JEE6 : Dukes Forest Tutorial : Part 3

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

Once MySql database was setup and appropriate jdbc-connection-pool information was set-up (Refer to Part 2), I did run into a JAAS exception. When I started the application, it would start up fine, but when i tried to log in, using any of the users setup, it would show me the following stack-trace: WARNING: WEB9102: Web Login Failed: com.sun.enterprise.security.auth.login.common.LoginException: Login failed: Failed file login for [email protected] SEVERE: javax.servlet.ServletException: Exception thrown while attempting to authenticate for...

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JEE6 : Dukes Forest Tutorial : Part 2

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

Out of the box, Dukes Forest tutorial is setup to use Java Derby as the database. In order to use a different database, other than Derby, you will have to modify the jdbc-connection-pool setup in the glassfish-resources.xml file, which can be found under dukes-forest/dukes-store/setup folder. You can find two different glassfist-resource.xml files, which have appropriate jdbc-connection-pool configurations for Derby & MySql databases, in the following location on GitHub:...

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How to get started with Git and GitHub

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

As you probably already know, Git is a distributed source control system created by Linus Torvalds. Yes, the same guy who gave us Linux operating system. There are lots of resources that explain very well what Git is and how to get started on it. So I will writing about that, but will provide you with a list resources that I have found so far, at the end of this post. GitHub is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. GitHub offers both paid plans for private repositories, and...

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JEE6 : Dukes Forest Tutorial : Part 1

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Pay It Forward | 0 comments

When I was looking around to setup the Dukes Forest tutorial, which is one of the “official” tutorials on JEE 6 components, published by Oracle, getting to the code base was not as easy as it should be. Official Tutorial Link: JEE 6 Tutorials The documentation in the link provided above is very good, in terms of the case study explanation, usage of JEE6 components etc. But when it comes to setting up the tutorial, they will make you go to multiple links and is a little convoluted. For reasons unknown, Oracle does not provide a...

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