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A simple Quartz Scheduler facade

Quartz is no doubt the most popular open source Java library for job scheduling. It's been around for many years and includes advanced features like clu...
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Announcing OffiViewer for Android

I got myself an Android phone (the shiny new HTC Magic) a few weeks ago. Could I resist the temptation to write an app for it? Of course not. So OffiViewer 0...
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Using the Maven 2.0 Plugin

Maven 2.0 has become a very popular tool for building and managing Java projects. JODConverter itself is build using Maven, and the library is available as an a...
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JODConverter 2.2.0 released

t's new! It's here! It's the best JODConverter release available. The version number even matches the latest OpenOffice.org version, but that's pure coincidenc...
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JODConverter 2.1.1 released

JODConverter 2.1.1 is now available for download from SourceForge.net. The main focus for this release is... that the project name has changed! JOOConverter,...
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GWT And Maven

There's no doubt that the Google Web Tookit is one of the most interesting frameworks in the Java world for developing AJAX web applications. But no single l...
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Instant Necessity: Spring’s @Autowired

Occasionally a piece of software introduces a new feature that is so useful that it instantly becomes a must, to the point that you ask yourself how you managed...
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Building from Source

To build JODConverter you need Maven 2. Check out the source code from the Subversion repository hosted by SourceForge.net: $ svn co https://jodconverter.sv...
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Android Browser Testing with Selenium

In the current "Mobile Web Revolution" it is increasingly important to test webapps not just for traditional desktop web browsers, but for phone web browsers to...
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Handling File Upload Responses in GWT

First of all let's make one concept clear: FileUploads don't use XmlHttpRequest as most AJAX requests do. A file upload needs to be a multipart request, and you...
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Usage as a Web Application

Run As a Standalone Web Server The easiest way to run JODConverter as a web application is to download the jodconverter-tomcat-x.y.z.zip distribution that incl...
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Tomcat Windows Service and msvcr71.dll

It seems that with Java 6.0 the Tomcat Windows Service Installer just doesn't do what its name implies: it always fails to start Tomcat as a Windows Service...
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Customising Export Options

Since version 2.1.0, JODConverter supports the ability to specify custom export options when converting. This applies to any output format, but is especially us...
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Usage as a Java Library

Using JODConverter in your own Java application is very straightforward. The following example shows the skeleton code required to perform a one off conversion ...