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26 Feb, 2012

Hooking into the Jenkins(Hudson) API, Part 2

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

It’s been almost a year, but I finally had some time to revisit some code I wrote for interacting with the Jenkins api. I’ve used parts of this work to help manage a number of Jenkins build servers, mostly in terms of keeping plugins in sync and moving jobs from one machine to another. For […]

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27 Mar, 2011

Hooking into the Jenkins(Hudson) API

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

Which one – Hudson or Jenkins? Both. I started working on this little project a couple of months back using Hudson v1.395 and returned to it after the great divide happened. I took it as an opportunity to see whether there would be any significant problems should I choose to move permanently to Jenkins in […]

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02 Jun, 2010

A Grails App Demoing the StackExchange API

Posted by: TheKaptain In: Development

So I was making an attempt to catch up on my Google Reader‘ing this weekend and I came across this post on StackOverflow regarding the shiny new StackExchange API. That and a fresh 1.3.1 drop of Grails seemed like as good a reason as any to hack together a little app suitable for seeing what […]

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I was reading this article about hibernate validator today and it inspired me to apply a little Groovy to the problem of validating a bean. More specifically, finding out how hard it would be to apply different validation rules to the same classes at runtime. Turns out it’s really pretty simple. Hibernate validator, if you […]

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That’s a whole lot of Gr8ness in the title, don’t you think? Ok, ok – I apologize for the pun. I whipped these up using the open source Gource visualization software and with HD content free on Youtube now, I just had to try that out too. Gource Gource is a software version control visualization […]

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Once upon a time I used Eclipse as a development environment. It had a lot of things going for it: free(as in beer), rich community involvement, a plethora of plugins and probably my favorite feature: Mylyn. The problem was that it seemed everytime I wanted to upgrade to a newer version, inevitably half of the […]

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