Release JIRA Database Values plugin 3.3

Just a quick note that I released version 3.3 of my JIRA database values plugin. It has only 1 bugfix: https://bitbucket.org/wimdeblauwe/jdvp/issue/14/ajax-style-field-dont-run-in-popup-screen but an important one given the 5 votes it got. Note that I cannot take any credit for the fix, user Mirek Hankus provide it. Thanks for it!

Switching easily between Java JDKs on Mac OS X

I just came upon a neat little trick to easily switch what JDK you are using on the command line on Mac OS X (10.9.2 is the version I am using), courtesy of this AskDifferent answer. First, add the following aliases in ~/.profile file: alias setJdk6=’export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.6)’alias setJdk7=’export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.7)’alias setJdk8=’export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home…

Synchronizing LiquidPlanner with Exchange calendars

Quite some time ago I wrote Groovy code to synchronize Atlassian JIRA with LiquidPlanner. You can find my 2 part blog post on that here and here. In case you don’t know LiquidPlanner, be sure to check it out, it is the best project management/scheduling tool I know. One thing that was missing is the…

Creating a REST web application in 4 classes

After visiting Spring Exchange in London, I wanted to try Spring Boot and Spring Data. I managed to it this weekend and was quite impressed. First, I needed an entity class: My entity just has an id which will be used as primary key in the database, a descriptive name and an other String (purpose…