Posts tagged with "maven"

May 9th, 2014

Ensure Class Library Compatibility in a Maven Build

When you build jars that are supposed to work with a specific JRE version, it’s not sufficient to set the correct compiler level. Even if the compiler creates byte code for a particular language version, your code may accidentally use API that is not available in the class library of this Java version, and the [...]

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Jun 17th, 2013

Maven and Eclipse, Top Eclipse Kepler Feature #5

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The Eclipse Kepler release is just over 1 week away, and to help celebrate the release I’m counting down the Top 10 Kepler Features I’m most excited about. Number 5 on my list is the much improved integration between Maven and Eclipse. Integrating Maven based builds into Eclipse is not easy. This is because both [...]

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May 14th, 2013

How to Bootstrap a Tabris Application with Maven and Eclipse

From my point of view bootstrapping a new application is always tricky. Especially when you want to bootstrap an app that uses technology you are not yet familiar with. With this post I want to give you a step by step tutorial on how to bootstrap a Tabris application using Eclipse and Maven. So, let’s [...]

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Feb 14th, 2013

RAP 2.0 Available on Maven Central

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Hot on the heels of the release of RAP 2.0 the bundles have been uploaded to Maven Central. Time for another coffee break with RAP and Maven. Before you get your coffee grab the updated sample project from GitHub[1]. $ cd /tmp $ git clone git://github.com/eclipsesource/rap-maven-examples.git and trigger the Maven action: $ cd rap-maven-examples/com.eclipsesource.rap.examples.maven $ [...]

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Sep 13th, 2012

RAP on the Quick: The pure Maven Way

Lately I was talking with a colleague if it is possible to kickstart a RAP standalone “Hello World” example in less than a coffee break(*). Well it depends… on the content of your local Maven directory and/or your internet connection. To make this happen you should postpone getting your coffee for now. Just go to [...]

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Aug 22nd, 2012

From Eclipse Tycho to Apache Karaf: the easy way!

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We are currently working on a very interesting project together with basis06 which has Apache Karaf as a target runtime. Coming from the Eclipse space this is really a challenge for the following reason: when you develop OSGi applications within Eclipse you are used to the PDE Tooling (Plug-In Development Environment) together with its concepts [...]

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Jan 17th, 2012

Continuous Integration Tests for REST APIs with Maven, Jetty and restfuse

As you might know from previous posts, most of my work time has something to do with the development of REST based systems. The systems we develop are mostly written in Java. To ensure that a system works, we have a step in our continuous integration process that executes integration tests before automated deployment is [...]

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Jul 18th, 2011

RAP on the Maven Central Repository

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Have you ever heard about RWT standalone?  RWT standalone applications use the widget toolkit of RAP called RWT for their user interface.  These applications can be standard Java applications with no need to create an OSGi based application. For Java applications it can be quite challenging to find the required dependencies but Maven can help [...]

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Sep 22nd, 2009

The Future of Eclipse PDE builds

Eclipse has earned a reputation of being one of the best IDEs in existence. While it has become a lot more than that in many ways, its roots and its focus have always been the user facing aspects. That is probably the reasons why certain other aspects like the PDE build have been a bit [...]

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