Saturday, December 31, 2011

Colorify your Eclipse

Yesterday, while I was watching a video about the Play! framework, I realized that I was contemplating TextMate's colors. So, after some googlings, I discovered a "color plugin" which changes the text theme (it doesn't concern the overall look and feel but just the text apparence here). It is so nice so I put here the update-site url :

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Spring saved my day on an UTF-8 encoding problem

I'm working on Jasig CAS (an SSO server) and I had an issue with special chars. For example, it was impossible to log in with a password like &é"'(-.
  • I checked my jsp file :it was encoded in UTF-8
  • I checked the encoding directive (<%@ page contentType="text/html; charset=UTF-8" %>) : OK
The idea was to force the request encoding with something like :


But I was in Spring MVC and I didn't want an ugly hack. Fortunately, Spring saved my day with a builtin servlet filter to declare in the web.xml.



Download Oracle JDK from command line

Found on the web. You can adapt the url with one grabbed from Oracle JDK download page. What I love here is the fact is send Oracle licence ...