Archive for April, 2008

Changing plugs on my 2001 Xterra

Monday, April 21st, 2008

@78800 miles I changes 5 of the six plugs.  With daylight quickly disappearing, I decided to punt on doing the six plug till I found out some more information about it. I found this guide, for changing plugs.  I will have to take another crack at it when the weather ...

Struts2 needs a new AliasInterceptor

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

The original aliasInteceptor works fine for gluing together actions with different parameter names that need to be clued together.  The limitation with the existing solution is that properties for both name an alias need to exist in the stack.  The world keeps evolving though.  Developers make frequent use of richer ...

Use jquery remote validation with struts2

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

I feel that jquery's validation plugin gives a much better UI treatment than the struts client side validation.  In addition, there are case where one does not want to pay any Dojo penality. To make a remote (server side) validation call, the server must return a true/false JSON response.  There is ...

Looks like Jetty is gaining in popularity for production deployment

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Found the following post -> Jetty improves in Netscraft survey again.Got to remember to share this, due to it being a recent converation at work

jquery grid / table plugins

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Several interesting plugins to pick from. http://tablesorter.com/docs/index.html http://trirand.com/jqgrid/jqgrid.html http://www.reconstrukt.com/ingrid/example3.html# http://webplicity.net/flexigrid/ http://motherrussia.polyester.se/docs/tablesorter/

jquery Air

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Pretty nice tutorial and prototype of jquery being used for booking a fight.

XWork 2.1.1 is out

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

XWork 2.1.1 is out and should be in the maven repos shortly. This release has my patch for inherited packages Complete change log here. Hopefully this means a Struts 2.1.1 release is coming shortly.

Test entry

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Here is my test entry [poll=2]