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Automation via shell aliases

When working on software development projects there are many repetitive tasks to do, may it be the deployment of a binary, starting of different servers in docker containers or standalone, the exchange of config files for different environments, the migration of a database or something simple as the navigation to deep paths on the command […]
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Integrating Flyway with Java EE and using its datasource

Flyway is my favourite tool when it comes to database migrations because its convention over configuration approach makes it fairly easy to use while bootstrapping and configuration is reduced to a minimum. For those of you who don’t know anything about database migration tools (evolutionary database design) in short the concept is to track SQL scripts […]
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Find and kill a process on a specific port (lsof)

You might all have experienced the situation when you want to start a server either from within your IDE or via the terminal to only get the error that the “port is already in use” and the startup is aborted. This is mostly caused by aborting the server or a crash of the IDE which […]
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Apple MacBook Pro late 2016

This blog should not transform to yet another Apple blog but as a Java Developer the Mac is my preferred platform which I use daily. This is the reason why I tend to take a closer look when Apple shows the next generation of macOS or Mac hardware even if I’m not buying a new […]
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Ubuntu XAMPP und MySQL Workbench

Ich nutze als Entwicklungsdatenbank gerne ein XAMPP Paket und stieß nun auf ein Problem als ich mit der MySQL Workbench einen Dump einer anderen DB lokal einspielen wollte. Ich konnte meine lokale DB zwar auslesen aber die zum einfügen benötigte SOCKS Verbindung wurde mit folgender Fehlermeldung abgelehnt: Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket […]
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