Monthly Archives: November 2011

Java stuff


Here is some Java stuff I’ve written over the last year for Daily Fratze. All of the stuff is in use on Daily Fratze since June 2011. java-akismet java-akismet is a simple client for Akismet based on the latest version of Apache HttpComponents. java-oembed I really like the idea of oEmbed: A mechanism for auto […]

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Fixing hibernate “Cannot release connection” exception using DBCP and MySQL.


Every 8 hours i got a Hibernate exception “Cannot release connection” within a Java application using Hibernate, Apache DBCP on Tomcat: org.hibernate.exception.GenericJDBCException: Cannot release connection at org.hibernate.exception.SQLStateConverter.handledNonSpecificException( at org.hibernate.exception.SQLStateConverter.convert( at org.hibernate.exception.JDBCExceptionHelper.convert( at org.hibernate.exception.JDBCExceptionHelper.convert( .. .. Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: Already closed. Not only that the messages polluted my inbox, the exception was visible to the enduser, […]

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Old and tired?


Right now i’m at the #jaxcon in Munich. While sitting in a talk, this tweet by @cuchulin caught my attention: #wjax// #jaxcon People seems like java itself: They are getting older and look somehow tired. — erhard karger (@cuchulin) November 8, 2011 I really don’t think that’s Java who’s old and tired, neither as a […]

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