Archive for February, 2008

Oracle CLOB / BLOB & Spring

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Reading and writing CLOBs and BLOBs from/to Oracle database via Spring’s JdbcTemplate might be a little bit confusing as it significantly differs from dealing with other types. Interested? Read on… :-)


OC4J, Spring and messaging

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

I ran into several issues during the development of an application which is to be run in OC4J and needs to use SOAP web services and Oracle AQ (Advanced Queueing) messaging:

  • Classpath hell debugging
  • Oracle XML parser crashes on SOAP response
  • Using custom AQ message payload (Oracle ADT message)

If anyone encountered such problems, read the rest of the article for tips and solutions.


Tips on developing Eclipse plugins – VII.

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Have you ever wondered how to:

  • Run some code on plugin startup?
  • Set text file encoding?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, be sure to read on!