Marco's Corner

Just another Software Developer's Musings

Browsing Posts published in January, 2006

There were some questions about the memory consumption of the application server on the Creator Forum. That’s especially interesting when you try to develop applications which might be used by numerous clients at a time. So I decided to take all the pieces together and try it. You need: The latest release of Netbeans 5 […]

Where am I from?

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          Where did I come from? I played a bit with Google Maps. And I found a nice picture of the area where I grew up.  The map to the left shows the city where I was born and the village where I spend most of my earlier fun time;-) It also shows […]

Just a word of caution: Don’t create a directory called “setup”  in the project  root.   That is a reserved directory name for NetBeans. Creator itself inherited that NB hehavior partially. So if you do create such a directory, you might end up with very strange errors when you try to build or deploy your project. […]

I found Dru Devore's Blog

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Maybe it’s widely known. But I did just find it. Check it out at  There are good Creator related posts on it. Thanks Dru;-) — Marco

I finally found the problem. I believe the Oracle HTTP Server/OC4J combination sends a bad HTTP Content-Location Header: marco@linux:~> wget -S –22:41:57– => `oratest’ Resolving… Connecting to||:7777… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 06:42:03 GMT Server: Oracle-Application-Server-10g/ Oracle-HTTP-Server Cache-Control: private Location: […]

An update to my last posting – I found one problem;-) Apparently OC4J does employ some kind of *.TLD caching by default and that does not work with our applications which bring their taglibs with them. The error message did not help much in this case:-( The solution: Switch of the jsp-cache-tlds either globally or […]

Creator 2 and Oracles OC4J:-(

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I wanted to try some simple Creator generated applications with Oracles Application Server (OC4J) 10g. But so far, it’s a No-Go:-( I exported the application as a J2EE 1.3 compliant war file and I could deploy it. So far, everything seemed to be happy.  But when I tried to view the start page, I end […]

We finally made it;-)

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It took a long time but Sun Java Studio Creator 2 was released today;-) I hope you can enjoy it;-) See all the new and exciting features at Creators official web site and get it for free. (I have no idea why they choose me in the picture there) I will now probably be busy answering […]