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How To: Using Apache Cactus, with EMMA on Jakarta Tomcat 6.x

How To: Using Apache Cactus, with EMMA on Jakarta Tomcat 6.x

Last week I had to put together a presentation on in-container unit testing and code coverage. Our development team at work is using JUnit for all their unit testing and have a good daily build system running. However all the JUnit code is run via Apache ANT outside the application server (OC4J) and hence does not tell us much. What is required is a framework that allows us to test in-container. We were also interested in code coverage. The daily…

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Apache ANT – An Introduction And A Few Tips & Tricks

Apache ANT – An Introduction And A Few Tips & Tricks

Apache Ant is currently in version 1.6.5 (released on June 2, 2005). I have used Ant since the 1.1.x days and I must say that I fell in love with Ant the day I first downloaded and played with it. And the love endures till this day I remember voting for the official Ant logo in August/September 2001. See the post by Christoph Wilhelms about the vote. And the voting results here. I was a part of the ant-user &…

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HOW-TO : Installing Apache Tomcat 5.5

HOW-TO : Installing Apache Tomcat 5.5

Apache Tomcat is probably the best J2EE server to use for learning and as a testbed. It is small, fast, robust and most importantly easy to manage. I have used Tomcat since the 3.0 days and thought I would share a few things as a set of How-Tos/Tutorials/Notes. Tomcat has now matured and moved out of the Jakarta umbrella. It has it’s own project web site at http://tomcat.apache.org. At this writing the last milestone release of the Tomcat 5.5.x series…

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