tips&tricks

A Perfect Environment For Docbook

I spent last few days searching for tools that would facilitate process of writing few articles using Docbook. I analyzed few solutions - mainly XMLmind XML Editor, Vim with various plugins and Asciidoc. This post presents the result of this research.

 

Gradle talk on Javarsovia 2010 - presentation, source code and comments

Here come slides, source code and some comments on my Gradle talk on Javarsovia 2010. Enjoy!

 

How to Make Your Geeky Presentation Worse

So you are a geek? And you want to present a technical topic on JUG or maybe some conference? Ok, here comes some anti-patterns that will help you to ruin your talk. :)

 

What is "Done"?

When can you say that a task is done? This is an old topic but still important and still being discussed over and over by almost any team. Lately my team decided to come with a definition of done. This post presents our view on "what is 'done'?".

 

Invoking m2release plugin on Hudson with cURL

A short information on how to execute a M2 Release Plugin on Hudson CI using cURL

 

Gradle IDE integration - Eclipse plugin

A short post on Gradle-Eclipse integration.

 

Eclipse Code Templates for TestNG DataProviders

If you use Eclipse & TestNG you might be interested in these two simple code templates that will help you to create DataProviders.

 

Quick Build with Gradle (BSBM Tools)

Today, I needed to have a JAR of BSBM benchmark tools. Surprisingly, when I downloaded the bundled zip from SourceForge, there was neither JAR nor build file inside (no build.xml, no pom.xml, nothing) - or maybe I'm blind.
Well, Gradle to the rescue. :)

 

Better looking test reports with ReportNG

TestNG reports can be customized, so any style modification is possible. Did you know there is this nice ReportNG project, that makes TestNG produce very good looking reports without much trouble ?

 

Custom tests reports with TestNG Listeners, Apache Velocity and a bit of CSS

In your opinion, the original reports of TestNG are (pick one or more options):

  1. showing too much information,
  2. showing not enough information,
  3. not showing what you want to show,
  4. require too many clicks to find out what has gone wrong,
  5. not very pretty,

Because of this, you finally decide to create your own reports. Good, then read this post, and you will learn about one possible way of achieving this.

 
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