29 Aug

How to Install Apache Tomcat 8 (on Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu) and Get Started with Java Servlet Programming 

This installation and configuration guide is applicable to Tomcat 7 and 8, and possibly the earlier versions.

Take note that Tomcat 8 requires JDK 1.7. It will NOT work with JDK 1.6. If your JDK is below 1.7, upgrade it (See JDK How-To). You can check your JDK version via command javac -version.

21 Aug

Basic Linux and Windows commands you need to know

These commands will help you to do main things in your command line. And you may compare Windows and Linux commands in the same place.

20 Jul

Main maven commands (maven goals) :

mvn clean install more popular command : clean old target files, verify and install you application

mvn --version - take a look a version of Maven you installed, and you may check is it work or not.

mvn archetype:generate generate standard structure for the project