Tag Archives: Java EE

Install Oracle JDK 7 on Ubuntu 13.10

Install JDK from repository (oracle-java7-installer from this ppa is JDK)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer

Set this version to be used by default
sudo update-java-alternatives -s java-7-oracle
Set up environment variables
sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-set-default

Spring MVC 3.1.1 and Apache Tiles 2 on JBoss AS 7.1 with Hibernate and JTA

Last week I spent some time to bring together Spring MVC, Apache Tiles, Hibernate+JPA with JTA. 

My EAR application consists of two modules: WAR and EJB project. 

WAR project: Spring MVC 3.1.1, Apache Tiles,Maven

EJB project: Hibernate through JPA, Spring 3.1.1, JBoss AS 7.1, JTA data source, Maven.

Configuration artifacts are:

Pom.xml in war project

Contains Spring MVC and Apache Tiles dependencies

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JBoss AS 7.1 and UTF-8 encoding

Today I faced an interesting problem at work. It was JSP + Spring MVC 4 + Apache Tiles 2 + JBoss AS 7.1 application. JSP pages contain UTF-8 encoded Russian text encoding and should be displayed in UTF-8 in browser. I placed  @Page directive in some pages:

<%@page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=UTF-8" pageEncoding="UTF-8" %>

Pages with above directive started to display non-English text perfectly fine. Others continued to show me unreadable rubbish instead (in default JBoss ISO-8859-1). So I already had a solution:

Solution 1 – modify every JSP page in the project to add proper @page directive.

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