Category: General Development

Gatling: How to run simulations in another directory

Adding here for archival purposes. To have Gatling use another directory for simulations (i.e. no need to copy them to the local Gatling folder), use the following: gatling --simulations-folder <directory-path>...

Seven wastes of software development

Perfect for analyzing why a ticket you worked on longer than expected, which usually always does! Check it out here! Quickly, though, they are: Partially Done Work Extra Features Relearning Handoffs Delays Task Switching Defects...

Tomcat 7: Where to put WAR files

Tomcat 7 no longer “explodes” .war files like it used to; however, all you need to do is drop them into the /webapps folder and Tomcat will handle the rest. In my case, I installed Tomcat via Homebrew, so it’ll be in /usr/local/Cellar/tomcat7/7.0.70/libexec/webapps....

How to install jshell via Homebrew

At the time of this writing, Java 9 is in beta. I installed because I wanted to check out jshell, Java’s new REPL (read-evaluate-print-loop). On top of the below, I brew-installed jenv (a must for managing different JDK versions). $ brew install Caskroom/versions/java9-beta $ jenv add /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk-9.jdk/Contents/Home $ jenv...