28 Mar 2006

My Bugs

I fill bugs descriptions in many different products, but "How can I keep track of them?"
Well I use del.icio.us to keep a central list of all of them including the closed ones: http://del.icio.us/francisoud/bug

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27 Mar 2006

Howto (easily) fake a fingerprint!

I found this amazing article explaining how to fake a fingertip and therefore access any fingertip propected software!

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22 Mar 2006

coca-cola blak

I just tried this new "energy drink" by coca-cola named: blak.
Like the "Dark dog", it disgusting! Don't buy it unless you like the taste of chemical coffee ;)

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21 Mar 2006

How to make a java program a window service

Many times I needed to change a java program, launch as a console window, to a windows service... I finally found this usefull project: JavaService

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15 Mar 2006

How to add "DRAFT" into your word documents

I needed to add the word "DRAFT" behind every page in my word document.
I figure it out, it's in the menu: Format > Background > Filigrane (I don't know the english word for it)
Then you got this nice little dialog box:

10 Mar 2006

Eclipse plugin to see ant file visually

I found this little eclipse plugin: FireAntz to see your ant build file visually as a diagram. Too bad it doesn't support import task :(
But still, it will avoid me to make the diagrams under poseidonUML ;)

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Know about bad web site before clicking them

I found this usefull plugin: siteadvisor for Firefox (I think there is also one for IE).

It add green , yellow or red signs in google search results to warn you about spammy, hacker web sites.

When browsing a site there is also a red or green sign in firefox warning you about the site you're looking at.

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2 Mar 2006

Do your server freeze after many reload/redeploy of your webapp ?

Try to change the PermSize of your server to: -XX:PermSize=256m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m

More about the permanent generation:

You can also see my post on the Hibernate Forum

1 Mar 2006

Change Hibernate NamingStrategy from spring xml

Something usefull, I don't want to forget:
<bean id="sessionFactory"
<property name="configLocation" value="classpath:hibernate.cfg.xml"/>
<property name="namingStrategy" ref="namingStrategy"/>
<bean id="transactionManager"
<property name="sessionFactory" ref="sessionFactory" />
<bean id="namingStrategy" class="org.hibernate.cfg.ImprovedNamingStrategy"/>

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