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Upgrading to Tomcat 8.0.24


If you upgrade your Tomcat installation to 8.0.24, released on July 6th, and all your POST requests suddenly starts to fail, check maxPostSize of your connectors. The Tomcat team actually fixed it’s behavior: The meaning of the value zero for the maxPostSize has also been changed to mean a limit of zero rather than no […]

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Inaugural talk at EuregJUG


Earlier this year Stefan Pfeiffer aka @dl1ely approached me, if I would be interested in a Java User Group (JUG) in Aachen, set up as a cross-border, english-language JUG. My spontaneous reaction was something like “sure, great idea”. Becoming a group member of the iJUG was pretty straight forward, something i wanted to do as […]

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Change of perspective: A NetBeans testimonial


This post is long overdue since JavaOne 2014. I’m not getting payed for it, it’s more a thank-you to the whole NetBeans team for bringing some fun back into my everyday coding life. I’ve been an Eclipse user for a long time, i think way back 10 years ago when it didn’t have a name […]

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