Monthly Archives: August 2013

maven-surefire-plugin no tests to run

Problem no target/test-classes are generated when running mvn test executing unit test directly (by right-clicking) does generate the class files; so then doing mvn test works Solution It turns out that somehow test folder was in the wrong place: wrong: … Continue reading

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Changing Task list Registration Option of Activity Type (AWS Simpleworkflow Framework)

Problem Once ActivityType is declared it is not possible to change it’s registration options (including task list).  Moreover, if we want to have a host/machine specific task list for an activity; this becomes tricky — requiring multiple task lists. Solution … Continue reading

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RapidMiner: Maven Repository

Why RapidMiner is currently build with ant; so why should one use Maven.  Currently if you want to use RapidMiner in your project: you will spend at least half an hour setting up a project on eclipse (instructions) no easy … Continue reading

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BitBucket: rename repository

  Click on the project-settings: gear icon in the upper right. Change the “Name” field and click “Save repository details”  

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Hosting Maven Repository for third-party jars on Git (Bitbucket/Github)

Problem Not all of the jars are in the maven central repository, or in any publicly accessible repository. Solution Solution bellow is somewhat outdated; for the most up to date one see this post. Maven repository is just a collection … Continue reading

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AWS Simple Workflow (SWF): stuck at DecisionTaskStarted (No Activities found for the given execution.)

Problem AWS Simple Workflow (SWF): stuck at DecisionTaskStarted (No Activities found for the given execution.) Cause / Solution MyService.process() returns right away; so if your program terminates afterwards, it may also terminate all of the other services that are running; … Continue reading

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Resolving @ContextConfiguration(classes={AppConfig.class}) error (Spring JavaConfig)

@ContextConfiguration(classes={AppConfig.class}) has given a lot of cryptic error messages in the end solution was very simple to upgrade the Spring to the latest version; in my case it was: 3.0.7.RELEASE -> 3.2.3.RELEASE Some people suggested to include the following; but it works … Continue reading

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AWS Simple Workflow Service (SWF): Gotchas

After spending a whole day debugging task lists routing and coordination; I realized that the reason I kept getting errors was: task/activity registration parameters (e.g. defaultTaskList) are immutable. Once I realized this, the fix was extremely simple — change activities version … Continue reading

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