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Parse Date in Java using a list of formats.
23 Sep, 13

Parse Date in Java using a list of formats.

In extension to the parse-date-in-grails-2-x-x-regardless-format We’ll parse date from a list of available formats to java.util.Date using apache’s commons lang library. This can be used in the service layer like: [php]String[] datesFormats = new...
Capture login event in grails
23 Sep, 13

Capture login event in grails

There are several use cases where we are require to capture the login event such as storing the login history, set user related data like name and email in session(so that no database hit to get this basic information), etc. In my project I asked to maintain user...
Play MP3 files in Java using JLayer
23 Sep, 13

Play MP3 files in Java using JLayer

Recently, I was trying some media API and found the JDK 1.6 doesn’t play MP3 files out of the box. So, I searched a little and found JLayer that can play mp3 format, you only have to include its jar file. Other than JLayer there’s Java Media Framework...
Convert string params to list
23 Sep, 13

Convert string params to list

Grails 2.x added a new method in params object “list”. This method is used in case you are not sure weather you got a string(single request parameters of a name) or a list(multiple request parameters of the same name) in params. This method always return a...
Create Java project with Maven from terminal.
23 Sep, 13

Create Java project with Maven from terminal.

Install maven on your system and run the following command: mvn archetype:generate -DgroupId=com.jft.prashant -DartifactId=MavenSample -DarchetypeArtifactId=maven-archetype-quickstart -DinteractiveMode=false This will generate the required directory structure with...