Tag Archives: java

Jenkins install LTS 2.77 TLS error

Just tried an install of 2.77 LTS into a Centos 7 VM. When it started up, failed due to PXIX TLS error. Huh? On the plugin update. sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target at sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilder.build(SunCertPathBuilder.java:141) at … Continue reading

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Converting ISO-8601 date strings to Date in Pentaho Kettle

So I was working on a conversion from a CSV dump from a student system to our internal label database. New school year, new students. I like to use the time format yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mmZ (ISO-8601, a standard format) for strings, but … Continue reading

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Boolean Params in Jenkins

I modified an existing job in Jenkins to use a boolean flag, so I could check it if I wanted to disable the Maven tests. To do so, you define a property: mvn -Dmaven.skip.tests=true goal goal… So for the boolean … Continue reading

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Mockito and void methods on mock objects

SO I have class TestFoo { } TestFoo s1 = Mockito.mock(TestFoo.class); TestFoo s2 = Mockito.mock(TestFoo.class); The Mockito doc “Real Partial Mocks” says to do this: when(mock.someMethod()).thenCallRealMethod(); we get the error “The method when(T) in the type Mockito is not applicable … Continue reading

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Mavica 411

At Bette’s school, the classroom digicam is a Sony Mavica MVC-FD200, circa 2002, very old school with a FLOPPY drive or Memory Stick media. …Memory Stick card slot and can store up to 128MB of images (from Steve’s Digicams) We … Continue reading

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