Monday, October 10, 2011

spring mvc 3.x with jboss 4.x

Yikes, I hope no one has to deal with the kind of crazy that is attempting to deploy a brand new app on an ancient server.

If you're running into problems with EL being ignored in your JSTL tags, make the following fixes to web.xml:

1. Change the root tag to reflect a web-app version 2.4
<web-app version="2.4"

2. If problems still persist after re-deploy, also add this block to the file:

Source: isELIgnored="false" (JSP forum at JavaRanch)

Saturday, October 8, 2011

late night lounge psychology

"...and I think, you know, he has a little bit of an Asian fetish."

I looked back at her and said, "What white guy doesn't?"

And we raised our glasses with our heads bowed, just slightly.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

We learned of Steve's death just minutes after it was announced.

As I considered it, the sky became darker, and the rain began to fall.