geeky · java

SPEL! I conquered you on a Friday!

Today is my first attempt at using SPEL. After a mighty struggle, I was able to conquer it! Background: I needed a year variable for some work on a jsp page. It’s not always defined. I know for our routable datasource, a default year is required in order for it to work. I wanted to… Continue reading SPEL! I conquered you on a Friday!

geeky · java · rants

Grails: I will not use you

After the cijug presentation on Grails, I’ve decided I will not use it. I know Grails is hot and cool but I don’t like it. It’s probably just a personal preference. Why don’t I want to use Grails It’s built on spring and hibernate, so why not just use them directly? It’s just adding another… Continue reading Grails: I will not use you

geeky · java

Spring row mapper

A coworker and I were chatting regarding spring rowMappers and I did a little more research and found the following: Spring’s simpleJdbcTemplate deprecated methods with parameterizedRowMapper in spring 3. The class ParameterizedRowMapper is not deprecated. Spring’s jdbcTemplate however only has methods that take RowMapper<T> so it will continue to work with parameterizedRowMapper. But it seems… Continue reading Spring row mapper

geeky · java

How to execute IN() SQL in spring jdbcTemplate

So for a long time, I wondered how you’d do the sql IN() using spring jdbcTemplate. Today I had an opportunity to work it out. Normally I used It’s not too friendly if you do If you wish to use the “where in” sql, there is a pretty elegant way to do it in spring… Continue reading How to execute IN() SQL in spring jdbcTemplate

geeky · java

Spring loading properties from database with a twist

Watched the spring framework 3.1 webinar today and it was pretty interesting. Anyway, at work we are trying to possibly load property values from a database to resolve some tension between the developers and system specialists. I played a little bit at home as how we would set this up. This is not a new… Continue reading Spring loading properties from database with a twist