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Writing a simple Android App

Those are some of my notes on writing a simple android app using IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate.   Initially we need Java SDK (1.7 is preferred, since Gradle and the Android SDK does not officially support builds with 1.8 as of the time of writing and there are some issues with it) and the Android SDK By¬†setting up the gradle plugin… Read more →


JBoss – initial setup and datasource configuration

There are two versions of JBoss: AS (Application Server) and EAP (Enterprise Application Platform). You can read more about the differences here. I will use EAP 6.3.0 and Java 1.8 for this setup. Download and unzip. In my case in c:\jboss-eap-6.3 The first thing you need to do is to add an user, so from elevated prompt run C:\jboss-eap-6.3\bin\add-user.bat and… Read more →


Find the process using a specific port

From an elevated prompt run That will give you the offending PID: Quick check in Windows Task Manager will give you the process that is currently using the port so you can shut it down from there if need be. Read more →


A new beginning

I have not written a word in this blog for years. I don’t know why – I can always use the “I was to busy” excuse, but that would be wrong. I was too lazy. So in order to start again (version 2.0 if you will), I’ve changed the skin of this blog and some of the content too. As… Read more →