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 […]

Blog migration from s9y to wp finished

I just finished configuring the redirects for the old s9y urls. Posts, Feeds and Tags should now redirect to the proper wordpress pages. Unfortunately, the script I used to migrate the content left out the tags, so I retagged all the posts. On the bright side I now know which posts still need to be […]

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 […]

possible nickname explanations

I tried out the Cuil search engine and typed in my nickname. It did not find my website, but I found this in the Hellatine Dictionary of Bureaucratese: butonic; n., Any political view or ideology reduced to a slogan designed to fit on a pin, button or other small clothing accessory, as either a symbol […]

finally, suspend / resume works!

Yeah I know, most of you out there think I am crazy to have used my laptop without working suspend to ram or disk. Well in my case the combination of my graphicscard and a widscreen resolution forced me to use the fglrx driver from ati (not even vesa was an option). Fortunately, the newopen […]