Partitioning the SD card for app2ext with adb shell

My Motorola Milestone kept nagging me with “Not enough free disk space”. As I am running the latest FroyoMOD, I started investigating the built in app2sd / app2sd+ / app2ext. Unfortunately, I did not have an SD card reader at hand and tried to use an adb shell to set up the needed partitions while the […]

Ted on a Round-Trip

I recently stumbled upon abstratt’s blog post on Anti-patterns in code generation and could not resist the call for comments. My response got a little bit longer so I am posting it here. I may be biased, because I work at Yatta Solutions, but to keep Ted from pulling out his hair forever, I would […]

A simple JAX-RS security context example in GlassFish

When creating a REST api with Java EE 6 and JAX-RS there comes the time when you start thinking about security. In our case we were trying to set up HTTP Basic Auth for the REST api to identify users and keep them from deleting other peoples stuff. It took me a while to understand […]

updates and breakdowns and upgrades

I don’t exactly remember when the server started to fall apart. I wanted to move from hardy to lucid and ended up juggling the partitions to create a small gap between the MBR and the first partition. You know, thats where the grub bootloader puts some of his code … at least it warns you […]