Monthly Archives: April 2009

MacRoman encoding creeps into Maven

You’d think in this day and age that modern operating systems, especially OS X, would be set for UTF8 handling by default. Not so. My previous post, centos l10n problem, showed that CentOS defaults to set its locale LANG as POSIX rather than UTF8. Mac takes the lunacy one step further. Or should I say […]

Failed to create poller with specified size

It had always bugged me that I got this warning on my OS X, MacBook Pro development system. (Well, it’s really an INFO, not a WARN but it bugged me nonetheless.) Apr 8, 2009 4:10:55 PM org.apache.coyote.ajp.AjpAprProtocol init INFO: Initializing Coyote AJP/1.3 on ajp-8009 <!– snip –> Apr 8, 2009 4:10:58 PM allocatePoller INFO: […]

UTF8 JDBC on Tomcat

I’ve had opportunity to once again visit the UTF8 chain of failure and thought I’d write about it. If for no other reason, it’s easier for me to find my notes when I shove them into a blog entry. I previously wrote about UTF8 on Tomcat. I pointed out that I needed to add an […]

use curl for api documentation

I’ve been working quite a bit with the rest plugin for Struts2. The really nice thing about this plugin is the way it cleans up Struts URLs. Makes them more rails-like. I chuckled when depressed programmer suggested that struts2 is “WebWork on drugs.” I hate struts2. I really do. Anyway, I have stripped down an […]