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Integration Testing OSGi Bundles in Apache Karaf/ServiceMix with Pax Exam 3

This short post demonstrates a bare-bones configuration of Pax Exam 3 for testing an OSGi bundle deployed in ServiceMix 4.  Over the last couple years, Pax Exam and Apache Karaf introduced some fantastic features enabling the provisioning of a clean … Continue reading

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Tracking Integration Test Coverage with Maven and SonarQube

While the combination of Maven, the Maven Surefire Plug-in, Jenkins, and SonarQube provide fantastic visualization and reporting of unit test coverage out of the box, these tools do not provide a configuration free out of the box solution for collecting … Continue reading

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Integration Testing Web Applications

Over the years I have needed to integration test a number of web applications from simple user facing applications to large Web service APIs.  No matter what the application does, one always needs to deploy the application into a container … Continue reading

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How I learned to stop worrying and love OS X Lion for Java development

I’ve been humming along using OS X 10.6 for the better part of a year now. For the most part, the tool suite I identified in my earlier post has served me well.  Having just released a major project for … Continue reading

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How I learned to stop worrying and love OS X for Java development

I recently acquired a nice 17 inch MacBook Pro to replace my not too old but way too bogged down Windows machine.  I’ve primarily been developing in Java on the Windows platform for eight years.  In that time, I’ve come … Continue reading

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