Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mounting a Windows Domain Share with Mac OS X 10.9.x

OS X is capable of browsing shares provided by machines in a Windows Domain using Finder. You can even mount shares this way. Sometimes you want to mount those shares at login time / with a script: mount_smbfs -N “//WINDOWS_DOMAIN-NAME;DOMAIN_USER-ACCOUNT:PASSWORD@WINDOWS_SERVER-NAME/SHARE-NAME” … Continue reading

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Drawing diagrams online

List of online diagram generators. I tend to forget such handy links – therefore this shall be a helper: websequencediagrams

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Quickly searching bashs history

For me one of BASHs kill features is the possibility to quickly search the history of commands you entered: press CTRL + R and begin typing the command you’re looking for. Assume you want to (re-)install a maven project on … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial on Talend Open Studio

My experience with etl tools is limited. In my current project we use talend open studio (tos) to manage our assets. I found good video tutorials on tos on youtube: Importing data from csv-file into tos Working w databases Importing Excel … Continue reading

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Finding Primary Keys in Oracle

A Query i use from time to time to find out which primary key columns are defined for a certain table: SELECT cols.table_name, cols.column_name, cols.position, cons.status, cons.owner FROM all_constraints cons, all_cons_columns cols WHERE cols.table_name = ‘_TABLE-NAME_’ AND cons.constraint_type = ‘P’ … Continue reading

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Running Wildfly from Intellij on OS X

My first attempt to start wildfly from IntelliJ IDEA 13 Ultimate didn’t work (glassfish 4 was ok, though): The IDE said something like: “please run intellij idea at least with java 1.7” whoot?! i’m on 1.7 jdk for quite some … Continue reading

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Using Homebrew to install software with OS X

Homebrew is an easy to use tool for installing software to OS X. It’s a bit like debians apt but relies on git and ruby. I use it to install application servers like wildfly, databases or tools like maven. ruby … Continue reading

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Installing Wildfly on Mac OS X

Wildfly can be installed very quick using Homebrew: I’ve written a short article on installing and using Homebrew here volkers-imac:~ mupfel$ brew update Checking out files: 100% (706/706), done. … volkers-imac:~ mupfel$ brew search wildfly wildfly-as volkers-imac:~ volker$> brew install … Continue reading

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