Monthly Archives: March 2011

Updating web.xml on the Play! Framework 1.1.1

Play! automatically creates a web.xml file when deploying your application. There are times when you need to edit web.xml for various reasons. I needed to setup a listener for Spring and thus needed to edit this file. The instructions for … Continue reading

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Installing Oracle Java on Ubuntu 10.10

add-apt-repository “deb lucid partner” sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jdk sudo update-alternatives –config java

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Developing using the Play! Framework, JDO and Google App Engine

The Play! framework is an excellent framework for developing on the Google App Engine. One of the many benefits is that the Play! framework encourages building stateless applications by design. This fits nicely with the GAE which can scale an … Continue reading

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Changing the listening address of the Google App Engine Jetty Server

Google App Engine (GAE) uses Jetty as the embedded webserver for the SDK. When developing locally the webserver listens on the localhost address and on port 8080. But if you want to connect from an external address then you have … Continue reading

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